Course offer

On this page you will find an overview of our attractive continuing education offers. Once you have decided on a course, you can book it conveniently on the page Course programme.

Installing cast-iron pipe systems

The course is in german, french and italian.

Enhance your knowledge of how to lay ductile cast-iron pipes and find out more about what 2020 has in store for vonRoll pipe systems.
During this one-day course, the participant will learn about different cast-iron pipe systems, connection techniques, material properties, quality assurance and pipe-laying.

Target group

Specialists from municipalities and water supply companies, pipe fitters, civil engineers and engineering firms.

Contents

  • Theoretical course content
    Cast-iron pipe systems incl. new products for 2019, coating types, connection techniques, guidelines on machi-ning, storage and use
  • Practical course content
    Cutting and reworking, fitting a push-in socket joint, techniques for boring pipes under pressure, laying pipes in a replica street
  • Factory tour
  • Course test

Duration

1 day, from 8 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Hydrants & hydrant maintenance

The course is in german, french and italian.

Deepen your knowledge of hydrants and hydrant maintenance.
During this one-day course, the participant will learn the basics of maintenance work on and inspection of hydrants.

Target group

Water supply operators, specialists from municipalities, water supply companies and firms, fire brigades

Contents

  • Theoretical course content
  • Practical course content
    Operating and maintaining hydrants, information about spare parts, optimum storage, activating and deactivating a dual shut-off, adjusting the VARIO 2.0 lower section, HYDROPORT intelligent network management (INM), the latest innovations from vonRoll hydro (suisse) ag.
  • Factory tour
  • Course test

Duration

1 day, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Engineer support

The course is in german, french and italian.

Universal quality standards are at the heart of any reliable water supply system. In Switzerland, these standards are defined by the Swiss Gas and Water Industry Association, or SVGW. The vonRoll engineer courses help you through the practical use of innovative cast-iron pipe systems, as outlined in the SVGW guideline W4 "Water distribution". These are modular courses that cover the topics of Planning & Pro-ject Panning, Submission and Construction & Testing. The "Construction & Testing" module is oriented towards the requirements of a construction supervisor. The course documentation is supplemented by useful tools such as website links, checklists and tables.

Target group

Engineers, foremen, project managers and construction supervisors, specialists from municipalities and
water supply companies

Contents

MODULE 0
Introduction
MODULE 1.0 W4d SVGW – Part 2(a)
Planning & Project Panning£
Preparation and tools, special system components, new vonRoll pipe system products for 2020, selection of pipes and fittings, transition to other pipe materials
MODULE 2.0 W4d SVGW - Part 2(b)
Submission
General instructions, bill of materials and parts list, practical example of tendering in accordan-ce with NPK 411 (file SIA 451), vonRoll engineering tools
MODULE 3.0 W4d SVGW - Part 3
Construction & Testing
Construction supervision theory including practical exercises in fitting cast-iron pipes:
Demonstrating how to cut pipes, fitting a push-in socket connection
New range of CLICK domestic mains connections

Duration

1 day, from 8 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.