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Network Construction Operations (W) NVQ Level 2 Service Laying (Experienced Candidate)

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5 days


Experienced Service Layers working in the UK Water networks.


To assess the skills, knowledge and competence to install and maintain assets (water services) to national standards.


Candidates to achieve CABWI, NCO Level 2 Service Laying, leading to Energy & Utility Skills (EUS) accreditation, which is the recommended minimum requirement for individuals undertaking Service Laying on the UK water networks. To enable candidates to demonstrate competence against the EUS framework, allowing Water Industry Registration Scheme (WIRS) status to be achieved with Lloyd’s Register.


The course will cover:


Trainer/Assessor led theory refresher and practical sessions, including in course written and practical assessments.


Candidates must possess a current National Water Hygiene qualification, and SHEA Water is mandatory for EU Skills registration. Candidates should preferably hold current NRSWA accreditation (minimum units 1 - 6). Additional training can be provided where required. Candidates need to have a reasonable level of practical experience within the industry which will be assessed prior to training commencement.

NB. Participants must provide PPE appropriate to activities to be undertaken. Please see joining instructions for more information.

“We’ve been involved with Utilise since the start of the West Midlands Gas Alliance. We’re in our 5th year and 500 employees have been through the training. We operate the training from first class facilities, with first class trainers who deliver the end product we’re looking for - a well trained workforce who are compliant with gas industry regulations. ”

Andy Crowder - Managing Director, Utilities, Morgan Est

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