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Main Laying Skills - City and Guilds Electro Fusion training course

Course code: GMLS05  |  View the training area

Course overview

A 1 day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation providing service and mains layers the skills to join polyethylene pipe safely using electro fusion techniques.

Main Laying Skills - City and Guilds Electro Fusion

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Confidence using Electro Fusion equipment.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competent employees, better able to complete and document jointing operations.

What you will learn

  • To state the essential elements required to make successful joints using Electro Fusion methods.
  • To demonstrate the ability to join PE pipes together in line with industry standards.
  • To correctly set up Electro Fusion equipment ready for operation.
  • To demonstrate the ability to use Electro Fusion equipment.
  • To apply a level of quality assurance to completed joints.
  • To carry out the Electro Fusion process in accordance with Health and Safety requirements.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme units 154 PE Pipe Electro Fusion and 234 Service Laying Electro Fusion for PE Service Pipes and Ferrule Saddles.

How is this training delivered?

  • Theory is delivered in the classroom but there is an emphasis on hands on practical application of skills to joint pipe.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners should bring safety boots and safety glasses, overalls and working gloves.
  • 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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