Hydrostatic Pressure Testing Training

About this course:

We offer two distinct one day training courses. An Operative Course and a Supervisor Course. The aim of both courses is to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills to Safely carry out Hydrostatic Pressure Testing in accordance with IGN 4-01-03 2015: Issue 2 which is the adopted Irish Water Standard. Both courses are provided and run in partnership with Eng Tech Services Water Management at our training facilities in Waterford

Who should attend ?

Persons wishing to gain certification for Hydrostatic Pressure Testing in accordance with IGN 4-01-03 2015: Issue 2 which is the adopted Irish Water Standard.

1 - Day Training Duration

Contact Us

SALES: 051 844922
HIRE: 051 306910

Course Objectives

Operative Course 

Each Participant will be required to carry out a Hydrostatic Pressure test on PE Pipework as part of the training course.

  • Understand why pressure testing is carried out and what it can tell us.
  • Identify the different pipe materials and select the most appropriate test procedures.
  • Identify test equipment, pressure pumps, data logger, flow meters and fittings and select the most appropriate ones for the test being carried out.
  • Identify the most appropriate filling and test location and select the correct test pressure.
  • Conduct a pressure test in accordance with IGN 4-01-03 2015: Issue 2.

Supervisor Course

This course is suited to supervising Site Engineers/Project managers.
On successful completion of the course individuals will be able to:

  • Understand why pressure testing is carried out and what it can tell us.
  • Identify the different pipe materials and select the most appropriate test pressures.
  • Identify test equipment, pressure pumps, data logger, flow meters and fittings and select the most appropriate ones for the test being carried out.
  • Understand Pipework and Testing terminology .
  • Explain and understand Pass/Fail criteria
  • Carry out the relevant calculations to establish % Air Content and Test Durations.
  • Understand industry best practice when carrying out Type 1, Type 2 and Service Connection Tests in accordance with IGN 4-01-03 2015; Issue 2
  • Understand the required Test Analysis and Reporting requirements.
  • Retrieve Logger Data and carry out three point analysis in accordance with IGN 4-01-03 2015: Issue 2
  • Provide an understanding and demonstrate safe practice when carrying out tests.
On successful completion of the Training Course you will receive an ETS ID Card which is valid for 3 years.
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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 Electro Fusion & Butt fusion equipment manufacturers.

Before comparing with other providers of Hydro Static Pressure 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 Butt Fusion Welding courses are future-proofed, by using our knowledge and experience to keep up-to-date with all of the latest standards and accreditation’s. 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.