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Electrofusion MDPE pipework connection

Electro-fusion Welding course


Introduction to common thermoplastics (MDPE, PVC, PP, PE, PVDF); key processing techniques; joint preparation; defects and how to avoid them; process control, inspection and testing, health and safety; practical electro-fusion welding in polypropylene or polyethylene pipework.

Course objectives/key benefits

To ensure that anyone wishing to undertake electro-fusion welding has all of the necessary knowledge and skills to do so in a competent manner.

PLEASE NOTE: This course can be undertaken 'on-site' at the delegates' premises. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or for further details.

Who is the course aimed at?

Individuals with limited or no experience of these manual welding processes wishing to learn skills; maintenance staff required to install plastic fabrications; welding engineers unfamiliar with these processes; engineering apprentices.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites to anyone wishing to undertake this training and/or assessment.

Course content

Course duration

Half a day

Training Method

This is generally taken as an assessment only. However, training may be available upon request. Please contact our office on for details.


Practical assessment and multiple choice question papers.

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a BPEC certificate in electro-fusion welding.

Materials Required

Candidates will be required to wear overalls or appropriate work clothes for this course, as well as steel toe-capped footwear.


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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email:

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