PE Electro Fusion & Butt Fusion Welding Experienced Candidate (Water)
Any Utility Operative carrying out butt fusion and electro fusion welding.
To provide operatives with the necessary skills and knowledge to perform butt fusion and electro-fusion welded joints to industry standards.
On completion of the course, candidates will be able to:
- Identify and select polyethylene pipe and fittings, and
- Manufacture and inspect Electro Fusion and Butt Fusion welds according to industry standards.
The course will cover:
- Characteristics and identification of polyethylene pipes and associated fittings
- Supply, handling and installation of polyethylene pipes and associated fittings
- Pre-jointing equipment and machine checks
- How to manufacture a butt fusion and electro-fusion joint using associated machines and equipment
- Inspection of joints for quality assurance
Through presentation of written and verbal theory sessions and practical training and assessment.
Industry experience of polyethylene pipe installation. This course is designed for candidates who have had previous experience/training in EF/BF welding.
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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