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Design of Low Pressure Gas Distribution Mains, Extensions & Services training course

Course code: SG2

Course overview

A 5 day accredited training course for persons who design specifications for gas distribution networks involving low pressure mains and services, this course will enable learners to begin to design and administer the laying of gas services and extensions to existing low pressure distribution mains networks within the framework for the liberalised gas market. A basic knowledge and understanding of the gas industry would be advantageous but not essential.

Design of Low Pressure Gas Distribution Mains, Extensions & Services

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • A greater understanding of the regulations and procedures for design of gas distribution systems.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • A demonstration of the learners understanding of the key principles of gas distribution system design.

What you will learn

  • The legal framework: Gas Safety Management Regulations 1996; Pipeline Safety Regulations.
  • Design of gas service (IGE/TD/4): Sizing; Method of installation; Entry into buildings; Valves; Pressure testing; Commissioning.
  • Design of gas mains (IGE/TD/3 and IGE/GL/7): Demand; Pressure; Velocity; Routing; Materials; Network analysis; Safety assessment.
  • Construction planning.
  • Connections, testing, purging, commissioning.
  • Preparation of a safety case for the HSE (IGE/GL/7)

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 950 Design of Low Pressure (75mbar) Gas Network.

How is this training delivered?

  • This is a classroom based course.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners can bring with them any materials used in their work, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

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Course dates

Course code
5 day course
Price from
£1260.00 + certification

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Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
16/11/2020Mon 16 Nov 2020Fri 20 Nov 2020 Derby £1260.00£1512.00 1
19/04/2021Mon 19 Apr 2021Fri 23 Apr 2021 Derby £1260.00£1512.00 5+
20/09/2021Mon 20 Sep 2021Fri 24 Sep 2021 Derby £1260.00£1512.00 5+

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