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Network Construction Operations Water Level 2 Service Laying training course

Course code: NCO2WS

Course overview

A 5 day training course for NCO1 Water Assistants looking to upskill to Level 2 and operatives and supervisors with onsite experience who require skills in service pipe installation including under pressure connections for self-lay organisations, water network asset owners and WIRS registered companies.

Learners must have their EUSR Water SHEA and National Water Hygiene card prior to completion of the qualification.

Network Construction Operations Water Level 2 Service Laying

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Gain confidence in relevant skills, knowledge and understanding required to lay new service pipes using copper and polyethylene.
  • Better communication with colleagues and assessment of risk.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competent employees.
  • Compliance with industry standards, registration with EUSR.
  • Employers can remotely access digital portfolios to review progression of their learners at any time.

What you will learn

A review of relevant technical information is followed by practical demonstrations, exercises and assessments (if required) in:

  • The characteristics of service pipe materials.
  • Understanding the repair and modification of service pipes.
  • Jointing of PE pipe by fusion and mechanical means.
  • Jointing of copper pipe.
  • Jointing of dissimilar materials.
  • The installation of copper and PE service pipes.
  • The normal limits of undertakers responsibility relating to service pipes.
  • Identification of ferrules and saddle straps.
  • The use of dual spindle drilling/tapping machines.
  • Electrofusion service connections.
  • The use of self-tapping ferrules, straps.
  • The installation of water meters and proprietary boundary box systems.
  • Current Water hygiene procedures including company specific SSOW (if required).

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification for the Level 2 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Water) - Service layer awarded by CABWI.
  • Upon successful achievement of the qualification it is registered with the EUSR database.

How is this training delivered?

  • The course consists of a practical demonstration and assessment of practical skills.
  • Learners and assessors agree a timetable to complete the collation of evidence, to meet the requirements of the client.
  • Learners and assessors complete an electronic portfolio of evidence allowing more efficient assessment, verification and storage of supporting evidence. Employers can access an overview of progress at any time.
  • Following the course a number of observed assessments are planned in the workplace to provide the necessary evidence to meet the standards of the qualification. The number will depend upon experience. (Please note that late cancellation of observed assessments may incur further fees to achieve completion).

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 should bring their EUSR ID if applicable.
  • 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
£1700.00 + £182.00 certification

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N.B. Places = Places left

Start dateStart dateEnd dateLocationExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
07/02/2022Mon 07 Feb 2022Fri 11 Feb 2022 Derby £1700.00£2040.00 4
07/03/2022Mon 07 Mar 2022Fri 11 Mar 2022 Swindon £1700.00£2040.00 1
09/05/2022Mon 09 May 2022Fri 13 May 2022 Derby £1700.00£2040.00 5+
06/06/2022Mon 06 Jun 2022Fri 10 Jun 2022 Swindon £1700.00£2040.00 5+

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