Poly Welding (Butt Welding) is a nationally-recognised course providing trainees with the necessary skills and knowledge required to carry out polyethylene welding, also known as poly welding, using butt welding equipment.
Poly Welding (Butt Welding) can also be bundled with our electrofusion welding course. Contact us for more details.
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 700 080.
Upon succesful completion of this course, trainees will be issued a nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment.
Poly Welding (Butt Welding) is intended for any worker who is required to use a butt welder to form butt welds on polyethylene pipes and fittings. The course is appropriate for people involved in the installation and maintenance of pipelines transmitting gas and liquids as well as personnel working in the mining sector.
There are no prerequisites for Poly Welding (Butt Welding)
Licensing regulations are not applicable.
- Identifying materials being used in the installation as compatible for welding using butt welding methods
- Calculating appropriate welding parameters to be used
- Maintaining and calibrating welding equipment
- Performing welding
- Assessing quality of welded joints made
Units of Competency
- PMBWELD301B Butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines
Butt welding is used commonly within the gas distribution industry as well as other industries, especially where large-diameter pipework is used.
Poly Welding (Electrofusion Welding)