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Butt Fusion

Course Unit: Level 2 Diploma Network Construction Operations (6028) Main Laying Gas

​​Course Duration 15 Days


​​There are two Mainlaying pathways to choose from:


  • ​​Self Lay (e.g. Multi Lay) or Distribution

​​​Option available to do additional units related to Escape, Leak & Repair


​​On completion of the course participants should be able to:

  • ​​Create an efficient and effective environment
  • ​​Maintain a safe and secure working environment
  • ​​Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • ​​Install equipment for safe working on the highway
  • ​​Install equipment for safe working on sites
  • ​​Excavate and maintain holes and trenches
  • ​​Operate powered tools and equipment
  • ​​Join materials by Electrofusion processes
  • ​​Join material by Butt fusion process up to 180mm
  • ​​Conduct specified testing of products
  • ​​Conduct specified connections to gas mains and commissioning
  • ​​Install gas products up to 180mm


​​Classroom, Workshop based training and assessment.  Portfolio building

​​Pre Course Requirements

​​Candidates with on-site experience, including water and multi lay operatives, who ideally hold a Level 1 qualification

​​Who Should Attend?

​​Those carrying out mainlaying activities

​​Course Numbers

​​Maximum 8 learners.