Electrical testing

Electro-fusion Welding


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.

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 01579 348544 or info@swaat.co.uk 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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