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The Level 2 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Water) - Repair & Maintenance is a competence-based qualification that allows learners to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required by service layers working in the water industry, whose role is to repair and maintain water services on the distribution network.
15 days - training room/practical training.
5-6 days - work based assessment.
Portfolio of evidence to be carried out by the candidate with support from the trainer.
The qualification can be used to up-skill existing staff. It is also one of the Level 2 qualifications that may be taken by apprentices working on the SASE apprenticeship framework for The Water Industry.
The qualification covers the technical network construction skills required for a repair and maintenance technician, including health, safety and hygiene, and also includes requirements relating to working effectively and maintaining effective working relationships.
This competence based qualification covers the underpinning knowledge and the practical skills required to repair and maintain services on the water distribution network. The qualification covers the technical network construction skills required for a repair and maintenance technician, including health, safety and hygiene, and also includes requirements relating to working effectively and maintaining effective working relationships. Learners must provide workplace evidence to show that they can meet the assessment requirements consistently over time.
All learners must complete the following 12 mandatory units:
Create and efficient and effective environment in utilities network construction.
Maintain a safe and secure working environment in water network construction.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships in utilities network construction.
Install equipment for safe working on site for utilities network construction.
Locate and avoid supply apparatus for utilities network construction.
Excavate and maintain holes and trenches for utilities network construction.
Operate powered tools and equipment for routine and predictable requirements on utilities network construction.
Joint materials by electrofusion processes on utilities network construction.
Joint materials by mechanical means on water network construction.
Install water services up to 50mm nominal bore or 63mm polyethylene.
Restore water network components to operation condition by repair.
Learners may take the following units, but they do not contribute to the achievement to the full certificate:
Reinstate excavation and pavement surfaces after utility network construction operations.
Joint materials by butt fusion processes on utilities network construction, up to 180mm diameter.
Joint materials by butt fusion processes between 180mm and 315mm for utilities network construction.
Joint materials by butt fusion processes above 315mm for utilities network construction.
Install water mains from 150-300mm nominal bore or 180mm-315mm polyethylene.
Install water mains above 300mm nominal bore or 315mm polyethylene.
Conduct pressure and soundness testing of water network engineering products or assets.
Candidates MUST have, or have enrolled prior to, the following and have as a minimum 6 months to expiry at the beginning of the NCO course:
Butt and Electro Fusion
Deep Excavation (Units 3&4)
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. However, as there is a requirement for the learners to provide evidence from workplace activities, the learner must be working in the water industry and undertaking water service repair and maintenance activities on a regular basis.
Teaching methods include:
Theoretical and practical training.
Assessment (conducted using a portfolio of evidence and on-site assessments).
Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will receive a CABWI certificate.
There are currently no dates set for this course, for more information please contact us or call our friendly sales team on 0330 0948 424
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