Pipework and Flame Brazing Training

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This course develops and improves essential skills and knowledge in a controlled environment to help learners perform their job effectively and to a worldskills standard.

Flame Brazing materials is a skill that you can learn and perfect. The refrigeration and air conditioning industry F-Gas qualiication requires the candidate to perform a basic fabrication and flame brazed joint in copper pipework. This course will provide an understanding of brazing and silver soldering techniques as well as key aspects concerning the risks associated with handling and storage of LPG, Oxygen and Acetylene brazing equipment.

You will fabricate a test piece, and at the end of the course take the Construction Skills Pipework and Brazing assessment at either Commercial (J05) or Industrial (J04) level.

Course Aims:

To attain a basic understanding of brazing and silver soldering to BS 2871 part 2 and achieve the CITB Pipework and Brazing qualification (either level 2, Commercial, or level 3, Industrial).

Learning agendaIMG_7260 ryan unwin

  1. Safety 1 – the safe handling and storage of gas cylinders
  2. Safety 2 – selecting the correct equipment and clothing, recognizing fire hazards
  3. Gases – properties and good working practices
  4. Brazing materials
  5. Pipe preparation and jointing equipment
  6. Welding methods, blowpipe pressures and welding flame conditions


Candidates will be assessed by a practical demonstration and a written question paper.

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