This course is created for engineers involved in the installation, commissioning, service and repair of hot water systems, solar thermal hot water systems or air/ground source heat pumps. On completion you will will gain sufficient knowledge of the Water Regulations to ensure that all installation work is carried out in accordance with the current legislation.
The course covers all aspects of the 1999 Water Regulations, including:
- Water fittings
- System design and installation
- Prevention of cross contamination
- Backflow prevention
- Hot and cold water services
- Water for use outside a property
The training is completed in the morning which includes an overview of the current legislation. The assessment will be held in the afternoon and comprises of a multiplechoice theory paper.
Successful candidates might also consider undertaking the following training and assessment courses:
Gain knowledge and skills involved in the installation, commissioning, service and repair of hot water systems.
After successful completion of the course you will be able to apply to your local water company to be an approved contractor, allowing you to self-certify your plumbing work and installations / alterations. On successful completion of the course and assessment, you will be eligible to join the WIAPS Approved Plumbers Scheme providing you hold other relevant certificates.