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Butt Weld and Electrofusion Package


PMBWELD301B and PMBWELD302B


PMBWELD301B - Unit Descriptor

This competency covers the Butt welding of polyethylene (PE) plastics pipes and pipeline components under industrial conditions both in the field and in factory conditions.

PMBWELD302B - Unit Descriptor

This competency covers the Electrofusion welding of polyethylene (PE) plastics pipes and pipeline components under industrial conditions both in the field and in factory conditions.

Application of this unit

PMBWELD301B - This competency applies to operators who are involved in the Butt weld of polyethylene (PE) pipes and pipeline components to quality assurance requirements whilst maintaining personal and immediate site safety.

PMBWELD302B - This competency applies to operators who are involved in the Electrofusion of polyethylene (PE) pipes and pipeline components to quality assurance requirements whilst maintaining personal and immediate site safety.



The key features in attaining the required quality are:

  • Identifying materials being used in the installation as compatible for welding
  • Calculating appropriate welding parameters to be used
  • Maintaining and calibrating welding equipment
  • Performing welding
  • Assessing quality of welded joints made
  • Identifying materials being used in the installation as compatible for welding
  • Calculating appropriate welding parameters to be used
  • Maintaining and calibrating welding equipment
  • Performing welding
  • Assessing quality of welded joints made
Polysmart key training features


Benefits of the Polysmart Computer based Learning package

  • Economical
  • Ability to do the theory component at your own pace
  • Minimal staff down time approximately 3-6 hours for theory and 7 hours for practical
  • Theory assessment can be completed anywhere that you have internet available
  • Practical assessment can be carried out economically practically anywhere
  • Simple bi-annual reassessment
  • Wallet sized card with photo I.D. and National welder number, steel welder stamp with belt clip.
  • Theory training and assessment package available without practical assessment, ideal for Supervisors, Sales staff, etc.
  • Printable weld record and machinery service and calibration record sheets
  • Printable reference guide
  • Small learning groups (generally 2 to 6 per session)

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