Qualified main layers required to install Profuse pipe, in the range up to 355mm diameter on the UK gas network.
To provide the skills, knowledge and competence to enable individuals to undertake Pro-fuse (multi layered pipe) asset installation to national standards.
Candidates to achieve Energy & Utility Skills accreditation, a mandatory requirement for individuals undertaking main laying activities related to Profuse assets on the UK gas network. The Multi-Layered/ Profuse Pipe endorsement covers working with Profuse (peelable) plastic pipes manufactured by Radius Systems (previously Uponor). It is an endorsement of an existing qualification and shows that the card holder has received training and assessment in the specialist skills, procedures and practices which are unique to the Profuse system.
The course will include:
- Introduction to Profuse Pipe
- Electrofusion and Butt-fusion techniques
- Service Connections
- Use of appropriate tools and equipment
Trainer led theory and practical sessions, followed by multi choice written assessments and practical assessments.
Candidates must hold current EU Skills recognised qualifications i.e. A Network Construction Operations NCO (G) or Gas Network Operations GNO registration for the correct pipe sizes & a Utility SHEA Gas passport.