Water Regulations (WRAS)
Sector Plumbing & Heating
Certification NICEIC Certification will issue a Certificate Of Competence to successful candidates and a photographic I.D. Card
Expiry 5 years. 
Assessment Information: This course is for anyone requiring an understanding of water regulations/water byelaws.  Certification of this course will go towards some of the entry requirements of meeting the criteria to join a Competent Persons Scheme
 
This course covers the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 (England and Wales) and the Water Byelaws 2000 (Scotland) and meet the requirements of WRAS (the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) of which the majority of the UK water companies are members.
 
There are two distinct manuals, one for England/Wales and one for Scotland, as some regulations differ north of the border.  The manual for England/Wales covers the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999, while the one for Scotland references the Water Byelaws 2000.
 
Assessment takes the form of a Theory examination
Contents: Learners will gain an understanding of the following areas:
Pre- requisites: Trainees must hold either of the following:
  •  Appropriate NVQ/SNVQ.
  • Appropriate industry registration scheme: e.g. CORGI - ACS or OFTEC - 105E or equivalent.
  • At least two years industry experience of installation of domestic heating and hot water systems currently un-certificated skills equivalent  NVQ/SNVQ Level 3.
  • At least two years industry experience of design and advice services of domestic heating and hot water systems at NVQ/SNVQ Level 3 or equivalent.
Re-Assessment On expiry of certificate, candidates are eligible to take reassessment. Previous certificates must be presented to the assessment centre as evidence of holding the initial qualification.

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