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
This course is one (1)day.
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.
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.
Please refer to our Fees and Refunds Policy for terms and conditions.
Please refer to our Fees Schedule for current fees and subsidies.
A CIVIL TRAIN TEAM MEMBER WILL CONTACT YOU WITHIN 24 HOURS OF YOUR ENQUIRY.