Training

Training Courses

1 day Renewal: Certified Geomembrane Welder DVS 2212-3 (HDPE)


Installation and Welding of Lining Membranes made of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) in geotechnical and hydraulic engineering applications as per the standards of DVS® German Welding Society.

This 1 day Renewal Class includes Theory & Practice, SKZ Documentation and SKZ Certificate & License (max 16 attendees).

Requirements: 
The attendees should have basic knowledge in English language (both written and spoken) and training subject to such an extent that the teaching can be followed and the theoretical qualification test can be taken.

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1 day Renewal: Certified HDPE Pipe Welder GW330


Installation & Welding of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Pipes for Gas and Water applications as per the standards of the German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas & Water (DVGW).

This 1 day Renewal Class includes Theory & Practice, SKZ Documentation and SKZ Certificate & License (max 16 attendees).

Requirements: The attendees must be holder of the SKZ Welder License (GW330) and should have basic knowledge in English language (both written and spoken) and training subject to such an extent that the teaching can be followed and the theoretical qualification test can be taken.

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Certified Geomembrane Welder DVS® 2212-3 (HDPE)


Installation and Welding of Lining Membranes made of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) in geotechnical and hydraulic engineering applications as per the standards of DVS® German Welding Society.

This 5 days training includes Theory & Practice, SKZ Documentation and SKZ Certificate & License (max 10 attendees).

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Certified HDPE Pipe Welder GW330


Installation & Welding of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Pipes for Gas and Water applications as per the standards of the German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas & Water (DVGW).

This 5 days training includes Theory & Practice, SKZ Documentation and SKZ Certificate & License (max 16 attendees).

Requirements: The attendees should have basic knowledge in English language (both written and spoken) and training subject to such an extent that the teaching can be followed and the theoretical qualification test can be taken.

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Certified HDPE Pipe Welding Supervisor GW331


Supervisor for the welding of pipelines made of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) for Gas and Water applications as per the standards of the German Technical and Scientific Association for Gas & Water (DVGW).

This 5 days training includes Theory & Practice, SKZ Documentation and SKZ Certificate & License (max 10 attendees).

Focus: Materials Science - Welding Procedures - Test Methods - Fault Detection and Monitoring - Producing, Testing and Evaluating of Welded Joints

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GRP Pipeline Construction QA/QC and Repair Techniques (FRP, GRP, GRE)


HSE Security Measures, Requirements for the workplace
- Risk potential for humans and components
- Storage of raw materials, goods inspection

Processing of protective coatings and their processing
- Tasks and processing,
- Differences: Gelcoat and Topcoat
- Potential risk of failures / error prevention

Aggregates and additives
- Fillers, coloring, cutting, thixotropic
- Solvents and cleaning agents
- Potential risk of failures / error prevention

GRP pipes and pipe connections
- Pipe types, connectivity
- Potential risk of failures / error prevention

Overview processing methods
- Vacuum infusion
- Winding technique
- Hand laminate
- Processing errors, potential errors in the work preparation

Requirements on the Laminator and Supervising Personnel
- Compliance to DVS 2220 guideline

Machining
- Tools, machining parameters, sources of errors

Testing & Inspection
- Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QA/QC)
- Destructive and non-destructive testing
- Practical examples of failures

Repair of FRP components
- Failures and their categories
- Repair techniques

Documentation
- Documentation of the processing parameters

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SKZ Composite Essentials


"An intensive and highly practical 1 Day course."

This course is designed for those who are new to the composite industry and executives with a commercial background who are dealing with composite materials in their daily business.

The SKZ Composite Essentials module provides a solid foundation for understanding the types and properties of composite materials, manufacturing and processing technologies of composites, as well as quality assurance of composites. You will learn key terminologies that will help you communicate and solve problems within the composite industry.

Key areas covered:
  • Plastics materials: classification, chemical structure and physical behavior
  • Characteristics of fiber reinforced materials and areas of application
  • Global market for composites
  • Matrix Systems (polyester, epoxy, vinyl ester, phenolic)
  • Reinforcing fibers (glass, carbon, synthetic and natural fibers)
  • Textile semi-finished products (roving, matts, woven fabrics, multiaxial fabrics)
  • Process technologies for composite materials (from hand lay-up, over vacuum infusion and RTM to prepreg processing)
  • Sandwich construction
Who should attend?
The course addresses executives with a commercial background who are involved with composites in Sales, Service, Procurement, Marketing, Process Planning and Quality Management.

Related Industries
Participants are typically working in industries like Aviation, Architecture, Marine, Rail, Automotive, Renewable (Wind Turbine Blades) Pipes & Tubes, Composite Repairs, Sport & Leisure.

Course Leader: Eng. Stefan Fleischmann
Eng. Stefan Fleischmann graduated from the University of Applied Science, Faculty of Plastics Engineering in Würzburg, Germany. He started his career in the aeronautic industry at Airbus Group in the field of composite materials. With over 10 years of teaching experience in the field of plastics, Stefan provided coaching and customized trainings to over 2,000 industry professionals worldwide. Stefan is a certified teacher and examiner of the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and has provided high-level staff trainings for lifelong learning programs of the European Union.

Course fees
The registration fees include expert tuition, comprehensive course documentation, lunch & refreshments and your official SKZ framed Certificate. The course will have a maximum of 18 delegates.

Requirements
Delegates shall have good knowledge in English language (both written and spoken) to such an extent that the teaching can be followed.

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SKZ Extended Examination for HDPE Pipe Welders


According to DVS 2212-1 (I-6.3) HDPE, Butt-Fusion welding OD 315mm - OD 1600mm

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SKZ Polymer Essentials


SKZ's Polymer Essentials
a highly practical and intensive 2 day course


This course is designed for those who are new to the polymer industry and executives with a commercial background who are dealing with plastics in their daily business.

The Polymer Essentials module provides a solid foundation for understanding the types and properties of plastics, manufacturing and processing technologies of plastics, as well as quality assurance of plastics. You will learn key terminologies that will help you communicate and solve problems within the polymer industry. 

Key areas covered:
- Plastics materials: chemical structure and physical behavior
- Classification (thermosets, elastomers, thermoplastics, semi-crystalline, amorphous)
- Major modifications (fiber reinforced, impact modified, etc.)
- Identification of plastics with confidence
- Machines and process technologies for: Injection molding, extrusion, blow molding
- Applications, joining of plastics: Welding and adhesive bonding
- High-performance plastics and thermoplastics elastomers
- Green Polymers: Sustainable Bioplastics, Biodegradable Plastics, Plastic Recycling

Who should attend?
The course addresses executives with a commercial background who are involved with plastics in Sales, Service, Procurement, Marketing, Process Planning and Quality Management.

Related Industries
Delegates are typically working in industries like Aerospace, Automotive, Building & Construction, Film & Sheets, Flooring, Insulation, Sport & Leisure, Marine, Packaging, Pipe & Tube, Polymer Production, Roofing and Wire & Cable.

Course Leader: Eng. Stefan Fleischmann
Stefan Fleischmann graduated from the University of Applied Science, Faculty of Plastics Engineering in Würzburg, Germany. He started his career in the aeronautic industry at Airbus Group in the field of composite materials. With over 10 years of teaching experience in the field of plastics, Stefan provided coaching and customized training to over 2,000 industry professionals worldwide. Stefan is a certified teacher and examiner of the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and has provided high-level staff training for lifelong learning programs of the European Union.

Course fees
The registration fees include expert tuition, comprehensive course documentation, lunch & refreshments and your official SKZ framed Certificate.
The course will have a maximum of 18 delegates.

Requirements
Delegates shall have good knowledge in English language (both written and spoken) to such an extent that the teaching can be followed.

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Thermoplastic Piping Systems in Municipal and Industrial Applications


TECHNICAL THEORY

PE 100 Piping Systems for Gas and Water Distribution Networks

- Planning principles, Standardization, Regulations, Technical Specifications [ISO 4427]
- Pipe laying techniques [DVGW GW 330]
- Requirements in the Middle East

Material Knowledge

- Understanding thermoplastic materials: PE 100, PE 100-RC, PP, PVDF and ECTFE
- Understanding manufacturing techniques: Pipe extrusion, Fittings injection moulded, machined and fabricated

Jointing Techniques

- Butt-fusion and Electro-fusion welding according to DVS 2207-1
- Mechanical connectors (push-fit)
- Transition Pieces [PE to Metal, GRP etc.]

Requirements on the Welding and Supervising Personnel
- Training & Certification in accordance to GW 330, GW 331, GW 326 and DVS 2212

Requirements on the Welding Machines and Equipment
- Compliance to DVS 2208

Inspection & Testing
- On-site QA/QC Documentation
- Evaluation of Welding Joints according to DVS 2202
- Hydraulic pressure testing

Thermoplastic Pipes, Sheets and Lining Systems made of PE, PP, PVC, PVDF, ECTFE for Industrial Applications
- Planning principles, Standardization, Regulations, Technical Specifications
- Training and Certification of Welding Personnel
- Requirements in the Middle East

Welding of thermoplastics
- Infrared welding, hand extrusion welding, hot-gas welding

Large Diameter Piping For Seawater Intakes, Cooling
- Special requirements on material, equipment and welding personnel

Special Applications
- Composite pipes
- FEP and PFA Lining Systems

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