This course is fully endorsed by and run in conjunction with Irish Water and the WWETB.
Polyethylene Electro Fusion Welding (Advanced)
This fully certified course has been developed in conjunction with Irish Water.
It was developed as an up-skilling initiative to meet the expansion of the use
of Polyethylene EF Welding in the Irish Construction sector.
The objective is to provide the learners who have previous experience in
Polyethylene Electro Fusion Welding with the skills to enable them to use Electro
Fusion welding equipment to weld/join polyethylene pipe safely on potable water
and waste water mains systems using Electro Fusion Techniques to IS EN
This is an on-site Classroom and Workshop course and learners will need to be in
attendance in full for the 4 days. egeplast ireland are the only approved training centre in the Rep of Ireland.
Who should attend ?
Employees who are currently working for a company that is actively working on Electro Fusion Projects.
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- Carry out pre-use safety and operational checks on equipment.
- Carry out pre-use checks on fittings in accordance with manufacturer’s
- Check pipes and fittings for defects and deficiencies.
- Have a strong understanding of all of the Irish Water guidelines laid out in
Code of practice and standard detail drawings.
- Describe visual faults in Electro Fusion joints and know how to prevent
- Explain the factors which affect the operation of fusion equipment.
- Apply the correct procedure for preparing pipes for jointing.
- Apply the correct procedure for electro-fusing pipes and fittings.
- Outline the requirements for documentation required by the main
contractor in order to sign off on the finished water main.
- Understand destructive testing requirements.
- Comprehend pre-requisites for chlorination and sterilisation.
- Understand the pressure testing procedure requirements carried out post
This course is being funded for those who are
eligible (Irish PPS no) under the Skills to Advance
Initiative (STA). STA is a SOLAS Initiative in
partnership with WWETB and supported by
Government. STA aims to equip employees with
the skills to progress in their current job, or to take advantage of new job opportunities. On
successful completion of this 4 day course there
are up to 34 CIRI CPD points available.
On successful completion of the course, the learners will receive a: Polyethylene Electro Fusion Welding Certificate
Certified to IS EN 13067: 2020
See below for available dates and to make a booking.
Why choose egeplast Ireland?
At egeplast Ireland Ltd, our trainers have an Engineering background, and real, on-site experience. Our training facility uses the latest technology’s and accessories. We are endorsed and fully supported by industry-leading Polyethylene companies; egeplast International GmbH, is the largest privately owned, and technologically most advanced PE Pipe mills in Europe, Friatec AG, one of Europe’s leading Buttfusion Fittings manufacturers, and Ritmo Plastic Welding technology, one of Europe’s leading Pipe Welding Machinery and Electrofusion & Butt fusion equipment manufacturers.
Before comparing with other providers of Electro Fusion training in Ireland, ask them:
- Which polyethylene pipe manufacturer, polyethylene pipe fittings manufacturer, or equipment manufacturer supports their training course?
- Are they listed suppliers to Irish Water?
- Are their trainers from an Engineering background?
- Do they have real on-site experience?
We train and conduct regular seminars with leading Consulting Engineers all over Ireland, and have been at the forefront of the Irish Polyethylene market for many years. We try to ensure that our Buttfusion Welding courses are future-proofed, by using our knowledge and experience to keep up-to-date with all of the latest standards and accreditations. Our interest in providing these courses is not financial. We wish to ensure that Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings are correctly welded in line with the latest Irish Water & Manufacturer specifications.