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Water Regulations

Part Time

Course Overview

The course will introduce the Water Regulations and provide the training required to prove competence with the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999.

Course Content

Upon completion of the course the candidate will be: 

  • Familiar with the contents of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) regulations 1999
  • Understand what the regulations mean and recognise the role of the regulations in preventing waste, misuse, undue consumption, contamination and erroneous measurement of water
  • Know how to comply with the regulations in practice
  • Carry out risk assessments on existing water systems and advise if they meet the Water Regulations
  • Helps to meet the required criteria for the approved list of organisations including local authorities, housing associations, social housing groups and insurance companies.

Entry Requirement

This course is aimed at plumbers and associated trades who are involved with the installation, design or specification of water systems or with buildings containing water systems.


Why do I need a certificate?

Under the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999, Water Companies can appoint Approved Contractors (sometimes called Approved Plumbers) for the area they cover. Holding a BPEC/WRAS Certificate should prove that your knowledge of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 is good enough for you to become an Approved Contractor. In case of employees, the certificate will provide evidence to an Approved Contractor that you have a sound knowledge of the Regulations.

Where does this course lead to


How to Enrol

You can enrol directly onto this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484.

Course is now full

Course Outline

Course Code: APBC015
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 1 Week
Start Date: Flexible
Day & Time: Fri 09.00 - 17.00
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