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Butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines
Course Service ID 2046
Funded Hours 8
CITB Subsidised Amount $450
Competency Standard PMBWELD301 Butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines
Prerequisites N/A
Learning Outcomes

This competency applies to operators who are involved in the butt welding of polyethylene (PE) pipes and pipeline components to required quality assurance demands whilst maintaining personal and immediate site safety. The key features in attaining the required quality are:

1. Identifying materials being used in the installation as compatible for welding
2. Calculating appropriate welding parameters to be used
3. Maintaining and calibrating welding equipment
4. Performing welding
5. Assessing quality of welded joints made.

End applications include pipelines for transmitting gas and liquids.

Course Objectives

This competency covers the butt welding of polyethylene (PE) plastic pipes and pipeline components under industrial conditions both in the field and in factory conditions and performed by operators as part of a work team.


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