Duration course

4 hours minimum

WJA certificate

SP

Validity of card

3 years

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Languages

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The module Surface Preparation is aimed at:

• People who operate Surface Preparation jetting equipment
• A personal copy of the High pressure water jetting “Blue code” is provided for recap refreshers or provided during the Safety awareness course, during the course and this document is used as a reference throughout
• People who manage and design drain cleaning tasks using water jetting equipment

Topics

  • Introduction to Surface preparation

  • Blue code of Practice

  • Equipment (Checks and defects)

  • Nozzle (types and Selection)

  • Hoses (Certification, checking & management)

  • Reaction force

  • PPE / RPE

  • UHP (Ultra-High pressure)

  • Abrasives

  • Grit blasting vs Water jetting

  • People and teams

  • Typical examples

  • Typical injuries

  • Health and Safety at work act 1974

  • Typical applications

  • Practical assessment on Surface preparation (working with live equipment)

  • Introduction to Surface preparation

  • Blue code of Practice

  • Equipment (Checks and defects)

  • Nozzle (types and Selection)

  • Hoses (Certification, checking & management)

  • Reaction force

  • PPE / RPE

  • UHP (Ultra-High pressure)

  • Abrasives

  • Grit blasting vs Water jetting

  • People and teams

  • Typical examples

  • Typical injuries

  • Health and Safety at work act 1974

  • Typical applications

  • Practical assessment on Surface preparation (working with live equipment)

Specifications

The module Surface Preparation is a minimum half-day theoretical and practical training. Exam will be done during the training.

The following pre-course requirements must be met:

  • To be in possesion of a valid Safety Awareness (SA) certificate
  • To be at least 16 years of age and employed by a company or in a structured training course
  • To be at least 18 years of age if unemployed or not on a structured training course
  • To be able to understand English

The safety awareness course or recap course must be completed prior to attending this course and is valid for 3 years.