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Our London and South East courses are run at the CEME Conference Centre Marsh Way, Rainham, Essex RM13 8EU

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The Safe and Proper Use of High Pressure Water Jetting Equipment Training Course

Most drainage contractors make regular use of HPWJ equipment for clearing and cleaning drainage systems. It is important to be properly certified to use such equipment to ensure all operatives have a full understanding of the associated dangers at the same time complying fully with articles within the 1974 health and safety act under the PUWER Regulations health and safety act (1999). This course covers the safe use and proper use of all makes of HPWJ equipment.


By design, spring cable machines present a number of dangers to the user. This course will demonstrate both the dangers and correct use of machines in all situations. Operators will receive Energy & Utility Skills Certification upon completion. Demonstration footage is used in this course to highlight various hazards. Up to a working pressure not exceeding 4000psi

Everyone using HPWJ equipment should attend this training course and obtain the correct certification, these machines should never be employed by untrained personnel.

This course approved by the national association of drainage contractors (NADC) and energy & utility skills (EU skills) certification body and are part of the NADC certified contractor scheme.


Upon completion sucessful candidates will receive a personal certified NADC id card and certificate.


Aims & Objectives

This course will enable you to ensure that drainage operatives are aware of the dangers and risks whilst working with High Pressure Water Jetting Equipment and to be able identify and select the appropriate equipment in line with the approved code of practise (Drains & Sewers)

  • Understand the dangers associated with using High Pressure Water Jetting equipment
  • Understand the correct handling techniques,
  • Know which attachment should be selected for use with any specific HPWJ task.
  • Know the procedures of setting up HPWJ equipment.
  • Understand the signals to be used in communications whilst using HPWJ equipment.
  • Understand the health and safety issues related to the use of HPWJ

Course Questions

Upon completion of the course candidates will be given 20 multiple choice questions.
Minimum pass rate is 80%