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Water Jetting Safety Awareness and Drain & Sewer Cleaning (Blended) training course

Course code: WJ-SA/DS (V)

N.B. This is a Blended learning course - Click here for in Centre training

Course overview

A 2 day training course for persons who use, or supervise the use of, high pressure water jetting equipment for cleaning drains, sewers, pipes, culverts, tanks and manholes.

Blended learning

Water Jetting Safety Awareness and Drain & Sewer Cleaning (Blended)

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Greater appreciation of safety in water jetting operations.
  • Practical skills and familiarisation with the equipment.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competent employees, better able to complete water jetting operations.
  • Employees better able to communicate outcomes, and who feel their employer has made an investment in them.
  • Supports the companies SSoW and the legal obligations for the employer and employee.

What you will learn

  • The course covers the WJA Safety Awareness (SA) and WJA Drain & Sewer (DS) Modules.
  • Identification of potential hazards.
  • Setting up equipment with regard to the safety of operators, other staff and the public.
  • Hands on experience using equipment effectively and safely.
  • Immediate procedures to adopt in the event of injury by the impact of a water jet.
  • Nozzle selection with regard to the correct application.
  • Precautions to be taken when using a mains water supply.
  • How to identify and set up a safe system of work when jetting as required by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • Selection of the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with regard to the P.P.E. Regulations 1992.
  • Knowledge of the Code of Practice as published by the Water Jetting Association.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • You will receive a WJA Certificate & Photo ID Card (City & Guilds Accredited).

How is this training delivered?

  • Day 1: Theory Training - Safety Awareness (SA) is delivered via MS Teams/Zoom.
  • Day 2: Practical / Hands-On Training - Drain & Sewer Module (DS) is delivered in a classroom/outside area and covers application skills.
  • Day 2: Assessment of Knowledge and Practical skills for the Safety Awareness (AS) and Drains and Sewer (DS) modules.
  • This Water Jetting Association Course is Fully Accredited by City & Guilds of London Institute.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners should bring a safety helmet to EN397, face visor/goggles to EN166 class A/B, ear defenders to BS EN458, a waterproof suit, hi-vis jacket to EN471 class 3, safety wellingtons/boots to EN345, respiratory masks to BS EN149 and waterproof 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
2 day course
Price from
£368.00 + certification

No course dates are currently scheduled, call us on 0800 876 6708 to discuss the options available.

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