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Extensive research has shown that by following proper installation procedures, Steel Mains Sintakote Steel Pipeline Systems can readily achieve operational lifetimes of over 100 years. Steel Mains and its predecessors have promoted quality pipeline installation through its installation program. This program provides training in the installation of steel pipe and accreditation to competent pipeline laying personnel. Most Australian water authorities now regard this as a mandatory competency requirement.
Steel Mains is a registered training organisation (RTO No. Code 90669) offering courses in the Unit of Competency:
NWPNET031: Construct and Install Water Distribution Assets
This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required for field and operational staff with responsibility for ensuring that water distribution assets are constructed and installed in a safe and timely manner.
To provide pipe layers with a sound basis of efficient and competent methods of installation and reinstatement of steel pipelines to relevant manufacturers and industry standards.
Personnel involved in the construction and pipeline industry. The program is designed for general pipe layers, leading hands and supervisors, as well as for engineering personnel in order to gain general pipeline construction & installation knowledge.
Competency training is a training approach that places emphasis on what a person can do in the workplace as a result of hands-on experience and completing a structured training program. Assessment is the process of collecting evidence during training and making a judgment on whether competency has been achieved.
Competency is assessed through:
Workshops may be delivered at main venues operated by Steel Mains, or at remote locations for projects.
Successful completion of the unit of competency will result in the student being assessed as Competent and will receive a Statement of Attainment: NWPNET031 – Construct and Install Water Distribution Assets.