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Multi Layered Pipe: Medium Mains < 355mm (Profuse)

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1 day


Qualified main layers required to install Profuse pipe, in the range up to 355mm diameter on the UK gas network.


To provide the skills, knowledge and competence to enable individuals to undertake Pro-fuse (multi layered pipe) asset installation to national standards.


Candidates to achieve Energy & Utility Skills accreditation, a mandatory requirement for individuals undertaking main laying activities related to Profuse assets on the UK gas network. The Multi-Layered/ Profuse Pipe endorsement covers working with Profuse (peelable) plastic pipes manufactured by Radius Systems (previously Uponor). It is an endorsement of an existing qualification and shows that the card holder has received training and assessment in the specialist skills, procedures and practices which are unique to the Profuse system. 

A Multi-Layered pipe endorsement cannot be used as evidence that a person is qualified to lay a pipe.


The course will include:


Trainer led theory and practical sessions, followed by multi choice written assessments and practical assessments.


Candidates must hold current EU Skills recognised qualifications i.e. A Network Construction Operations NCO (G) or Gas Network Operations GNO registration for the correct pipe sizes & a Utility SHEA Gas passport.

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

“Utilise were the first in this sector to access external funding packages to assist trainees to achieve their qualifications. Most recently and yet another first, Utilise has helped Morrison to develop a First Line Manager programme linked to a Team Leading NVQ which has seen over 140 Morrison employees achieve this benchmark qualification.”

Glen Tymon, Skills Development Manager, Morrison Utility Services

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