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EFJLP1 – Polyethylene Electrofusion Jointing of Underground Pipework

This assessment is suitable for operatives who install PE pipework for below ground natural gas outlet supplies and may stand alone without any core assessment for operatives who do not connect to a live gas supply or commission the newly installed pipework.

Assessors will provide guidance, support and assistance in a realistic environment to build confidence and competence to work safely in the gas industry.

Units covered in this programme include:
– Understand practical welding – electrofusion (up to 65mm OD)
– Identify plastics materials to implement procedure control and safe operation
– Understand weld properties
– Identify faults and defects and how to avoid them

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01/08/2021 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : SHCN0051/21/AF
Level : Level 3
Duration : 36 Weeks

Cost : Total Fee £110

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Course details


Practical and theory assessment for installation and electrofusion jointing of polyethylene pipework for single and multiple LPG supply and NG supplies. You will be assessed by practical assessment and multiple choice question papers. Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a certificate in electrofusion welding.


This qualification will support you in your role in this industry.

Facilities and resources

Training takes place in our Gas Training Workshop which is fully equipped with up-to-date assessment technology to maintain current industry standard expectations.


Q: Is there parking on site?

A: Pay and display parking is available in the car park adjacent to the workshop. There is a charge of £1.20 for the full day.

Q: What is the start date for this course?

A: There are flexible start dates available. Please contact us for further information.

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Starting Date : 01/08/2021
Course Code : SHCN0051/21/AF North Devon campus Enquire

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