Are you tendering for work with WA Water Corp or are already a WA Water Corp approved contractor and are requiring your three-year refresher?

Course Overview

The PVC Course is a Water Corp of WA accredited program, for the operations in the civil and construction areas where PVC Pipe Laying is required. This course will provide participants with the knowledge and the skills to understand different types of PVC pipe and their properties, the correct excavation requirements; including the relevant safety and installation methods that conform to the utility provider’s specifications.

Refreshers are required every three (3) years.


• Definitions relating to the industry
• Pipe identification and marking
• Physical properties
• Storage, uploading and handling
• Excavation precautions and regulations
• Soil conditions, fill and pipe support zones
• Thrust blocks
• Cutting and chamfering
• Solvent cement joining installation
• Rubber ring jointing
• Tapping methods
• Pipeline repairs
• Testing and commissioning

Course Outcomes

  • Upon completion you will receive a Statement of Attendance and wallet card.

Course Duration

This course is one (1)day.

Entry Requirements

Entrants will need a level of language and literacy skills to enable them to meet the requirements of the course.

Civil Train recommends year 10 school completion or equivalent as a guide to the level required for short courses.

Delivery & Assessment

This course is delivered and assessed face to face.

There are theory and practical training and assessment components to the course.


Public courses are scheduled frequently in Perth.

Civil Train WA can come to your worksite to deliver – please contact the relevant office for a quote.

Fees Breakdown

Please refer to our Fees and Refunds Policy for terms and conditions.

Please refer to our Fees Schedule for current fees and subsidies.


Long pants and a long-sleeved shirt, safety boots and hi-vis is required for the practical component of this course.  Other sites may have other requirements which will be confirmed at the time of booking.  Failure to wear correct PPE may prevent the participant from completing the practical training and/or assessment.

Construction Training Fund

The Construction Training Fund (CTF) provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of the training for eligible workers.

Date Time Location Full Fee Cost
5 November 2021 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00
10 November 2021 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00
24 November 2021 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00
8 December 2021 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00
17 December 2021 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00
7 January 2022 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00
21 January 2022 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00
28 January 2022 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00
4 February 2022 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00
18 February 2022 08:00 am - 03:00 pm Civil Train Perth $419.00

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