About this Course

Course Description:

This unit will provide a sound knowledge and skill base for you to Butt Weld polyethylene (PE) plastic pipelines and to weld Polyethylene (PE) plastic pipes using Electrofusion. It also covers socket fusion of polyethylene pipe and fittings, saddle fusion of polyethylene service tee and polyethylene pipe identification.

This unit applies to experienced operators who are required to calculate appropriate welding parameters to be used, equipment setup, perform butt weld, assess joints against specifications.

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to butt Fuse large diameter polyethylene (PE) gas pipeline systems. It includes preparing to weld polyethylene (PE) pipe, jointing, handling, construction, and welding polyethylene (PE) gas distribution mains and also applies to large polyethylene pipe diameter greater than 180mm.

This course is completed through our sister RTO Cobra Training RTO 91601.


Public courses run at Cobra training facilities in Melbourne VIC.

Course Outline

  • Available in Melbourne
  • Onsite training available
  • Online booking available

Course Availability & Pricing

This course is available through our sister RTO Cobra Training (RTO ID: 91601)

To view all Cobra RTO course dates click here.

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Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome

On completion of the course, participants will have gained the following skills and knowledge to:

  • Butt Fusion of polyethylene pipe and fittings up to 63mm
  • Socket Fusion of polyethylene pipe and fittings
  • Saddle Fusion of polyethylene service tee
  • Polyethylene pipe identification
  • Butt Fusion large diameter polyethylene gas pipeline systems over 63mm
  • Electro Fusion Weld Polyethylene pipelines


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive:

  • Statement of Attainment
  • Certificate of attendance for short course non accredited courses- (K-006)

These Units of Competency contribute to the Cert III in Gas Supply Industry Operations UEG30118.

For more in-depth information please see Gas Industry UEG pathways.

Important Information

If a participant withdraws from a qualification/unit, with less than seven (7) business days notice prior to commencement, Kallibr Training reserves the right to retain the 30% administration booking fee.

No refund will be provided within two (2) business days prior to commencement. No refund will be permitted after course commencement or if a participant fails to attend on the scheduled commencement date.

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