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Is it for me?

Individuals with limited or no previous experience of this welding process but who wish to learn it, including maintenance staff required to install and repair geomembranes, welding engineers unfamiliar with the process and engineering apprentices.

What will I learn?

Introduction to common thermoplastics (PVC, PP, PE, PVDF); key processing techniques; joint preparation; defects and how to avoid them; process control; inspection and testing; health and safety; practical geomembrane welding; good and bad site working practices; BGA/CSWIP certification scheme.

What will I leave with?

To provide:
  • A fundamental understanding of the plastics welding techniques and procedures used when site welding a geomembrane liner
  • An understanding of the BGA/CSWIP certification scheme
  • Hands-on experience in the geomembrane welding techniques

What else should I know?

Tailored course, duration: 1 - 3 days. The specific details of what will be included in the training will be discussed prior to a cost being provided.

An examination leading to CSWIP certification can be provided following this course if required.


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Certification in Plastics Welding
TWI offers certification aligned to the British and European standard for approved testing of plastics welders (BS EN 13067) and also entry level certification, via the internationally recognised CSWIP Scheme for Personnel (CSWIP).

To discuss your requirements or to book a course please telephone Scott Andrews on 01223 899569 or email Scott Andrews.

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