Drain & Sewer Cleaning Using High Pressure Water

Course Description

This is a practical training course with assessments in the use of jetting equipment in drain, sewer & surface cleaning operations

Who Will Benefit

Those involved in, or about to become involved in, the use & supervision of high pressure water jetting equipment for cleaning drains, sewers, pipes, culverts, tanks & manholes


To provide practical training in the safe, effective use of jetting equipment & in the supervision of jetting equipment & operations

Training Coverage

  • Identification of potential hazards
  • Setting up equipment with regard to the safety of operators, other staff & the public
  • Hands on experience using equipment effectively & safely
  • Immediate procedures to adopt in the event of injury by the impact of a water jet
  • Nozzle selection with regard to the correct application
  • Precautions to be taken when using a mains water supply
  • How to identify & set up a safe system of work when jetting as required by the H & S at Work Act
  • Selection of the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment with regard to the P.P.E. Regulations 1992
  • Knowledge of the Sewer Jetting Code of Practice as published by the WRc, June 1997


Certificates of Training Achievement & ID Cards from Energy & Utility Skills will be awarded to those trainees who successfully pass the theoretical & practical sessions with also mandatory registration onto the EU Skills Registration database


2 Day Course – 8.30am – 4.30pm both days with a 30 minute break for lunch


Written & practical assessments


At customers site


Maximum 8


  • Delegates must provide their own PPE including safety footwear, waterproof clothing, hard hat & working gloves
  • Customer to provide own tanker which must be in a good & safe working order
  • Classroom/crew room will be required