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Service and Mainlaying Skills for Managers training course

Course code: GMLS07

Course overview

A 5 day training course for agents, supervisors and network managers with entry level experience of working in a utility environment, and managers with no formal qualifications in gas networks. The course is recognised by GIRS and can be used as part of the Level 3 EU Skills award for Utility Supervisors.

Service and Mainlaying Skills for Managers

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • An awareness of service and mainlaying to better plan and supervise others in Network Construction Operations.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Better planning and supervision of operations/operatives/contractors.
  • Better communication and documentation of outcomes.

What you will learn

  • To lay, test and commission Polyethylene Pipe services.
  • Butt Fusion/Electro Fusion techniques.
  • Main-laying techniques.
  • Bag Stop operations.
  • Squeeze off connections.
  • Pressure testing.
  • Mains purging.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme.

How is this training delivered?

  • Theory is delivered in the classroom but there is an emphasis within the course to undertake practical experience of service and mainlaying operations, and to gain accreditation in relevant aspects.
  • Accreditation is undertaken through practical tests and written question papers.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners should bring a helmet, high visibility clothing, 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.

Course dates

Course code
5 day course
Price from
£975.00 + certification

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Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
01/03/2021Mon 01 Mar 2021Fri 05 Mar 2021 Derby £975.00£1170.00 4
17/05/2021Mon 17 May 2021Fri 21 May 2021 Derby £975.00£1170.00 5+
12/07/2021Mon 12 Jul 2021Fri 16 Jul 2021 Derby £975.00£1170.00 5+
23/08/2021Mon 23 Aug 2021Fri 27 Aug 2021 Derby £975.00£1170.00 5+
11/10/2021Mon 11 Oct 2021Fri 15 Oct 2021 Derby £975.00£1170.00 5+
06/12/2021Mon 06 Dec 2021Fri 10 Dec 2021 Derby £975.00£1170.00 5+

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