Accredited Water Regulations Training Course (WRAS 1999)

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This one day Accredited Water Regulations Training Course (WRAS 1999) is a necessary requirement for qualified plumbers looking to join their local water authorities Water Industry Approved Plumber Scheme, one of the plumbing competent person schemes (CPS) and Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies. The course is also a formal prerequisite of various renewable energy training coursers, including Installation & Maintenance of Heat Pump Systems. Some ‘approved contractor’ schemes also ask that all operatives hold this qualification and/or enter an approved plumber scheme.

Duration: 1/2 – 1 Day
Accreditation: Logic Certification Limited
Cost: £195 +VAT (alone) or £250 +VAT (when coupled together with Energy Efficiency)
Entry Requirements: No formal prerequisites but ideally, candidates will have 2 years plumbing experience.
Course Type: Lecture with interactive workshops and practical demonstrations
Assessment: Class assessment at end of teaching session & assessment

Course Outline

During the Water Regulations training course, candidates will be trained and assessed in the following areas:

  • Interpretation and definitions of Water Regulations
  • Materials and substances
  • Requirements of design and installation within the Water Regulations
  • Backflow and contamination prevention
  • Hot and cold water services; misuse of water within the Water Regulations
  • Flushing devices
  • Sanitary appliances; both internal and external


Following completion of the training course candidates will be assessed by a short response paper and a multiple choice paper.

Candidate Entry Requirements

Candidates should ideally have two years plumbing experience.


To book, dates can be found in the  renewable energy training booking section of this website. If you require a course not in the booking calendar, or carried out at your own premises, please email or call (01670) 543006.