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˝ Day


First Line Managers/Supervisors/Designers responsible for ensuring anchorage of mains in Gas Networks.


To provide the skills and knowledge to assist personnel in determining both temporary and permanent anchorage of metallic mains up to 350mm and operating up to 2 Barg.


On completion of the course, candidates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of anchorage requirements to prevent movement of pipework and/or fittings in Gas Networks.
  • Given the relevant data, be able to design/construct temporary and permanent anchorage systems
  • Calculate the anchor block dimensions in accordance with industry standards & C.O.P.s
  • Complete relevant routine/non routine operation documentation associated with permitry systems, in particular the operational requirements for both temporary and permanent anchorage during the construction phase.
  • Content

    This programme covers fundamental engineering principles associated with anchorage of Gas Networks.


    • Classroom based trainer led theory session. • Written assessment and calculation of anchorage requirements.


    Knowledge of gas network construction would be an advantage.

    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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