Water Meter & Electrofusion

AIMS:

To provide the knowledge and skills required to join polyethylene pipe safely using Electrofusion techniques as well as to enable learners to acquire the knowledge and skills to competently install Water Meter Systems.

OBJECTIVES:

Gas & Electrofusion

  • Understand Electrofusion Techniques and the Benefits
  • Understand Water & Gas Piping on site & safety implications when carrying out Electrofusion
  • Examining alternative machines for fusion of MDPD and LDPE pipework and fittings
  • Testing and commissioning of PE pipe
  • Understanding installation procedures of mains pipework and connection to water meters
  • Work in accordance with Health & Safety regulations

Water Meters

  • Acquire knowledge about Water Meter Systems
  • Identify the different types of metering
  • Acquire knowledge about the installation of metering systems
  • Recognise the need for meter repair and maintenance
  • Work in accordance with Health & Safety regulations

Content

Theoretical

  • Introduction to water meters
  • Displacement metering
  • Velocity metering
  • Water meter register
  • Meter reading
  • Mechanical meter installation
  • Meter repair/maintenance
  • Essential elements required to make successful joints using Electrofusion methods
  • Health & Safety

Practical

  • Mechanical meter installation
  • Water mains installation
  • Meter repair
  • Demonstrate the ability to join PE pipes together in line with industry standards
  • Correctly set up Electrofusion equipment ready for operation
  • To correctly clean and clamp PE pipe in order to eliminate joint faults
  • Demonstrate the ability to use an Electrofusion Unit
  • Apply quality assurance to completed joints, to ensure suitability to carry water
  • Carry out the Electrofusion process in accordance with Health and Safety requirements

 Practical Training Workshops, Products & Equipment, Product Identification & Product Types

TRAINEE PROFILE: Services & Mains Layers, Plumbers, Non Plumbers

DURATION: 4 Days

LOCATION: METAC Training

COURSE FEE: Please contact our office for further details

CERTIFICATION: BLUEflame Certified

Please Note:
Application Forms with all details including payment must be completed before training/assessment commences. Two recent photographs (passport style and size in colour) must be submitted with each application.

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