BPEC Water Regulations & Byelaws (Part-Time)

Course Overview

This course is designed to familiarise delegates with the contents of the Water Regulations and Byelaws across the UK. It meets the requirements of Water Regs UK on behalf of the water undertakers which participate in the Water Industry Approved Plumbers’ Scheme (WIAPS).

  • Entry Requirements

    Delegates will need to have some knowledge of plumbing and the water industry. In addition, previous knowledge of hot and cold-water systems is expected.

  • Summary of Outcomes

    Successful delegates are encouraged to join an approved plumbers’/contractors’ scheme, such as those managed by SNIPEF, APHC, CIPHE, WIAPS, and the regional water utility companies. This enables delegates to issue a certificate of completion to both the householder and water company.

  • Course Modules

    This course covers:
    - Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 (England & Wales)
    - Water Supply (Water Fittings) Byelaws 2014 (Scotland)
    - Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 2009 (Northern Ireland)
    - What the Regulations and Byelaws mean
    - The role of the Regulations and Byelaws in preventing waste, misuse, undue consumption, contamination, and erroneous measurement of water
    - How to practically comply with the Regulations and Byelaws in practice
    - The primary and secondary legislation underpinning the Regulations and Byelaws.
    - The documents used to enhance and explain the meaning of the Regulations and Byelaws

  • Method of Assessment

    This course is assessed via multiple-choice examination


Locations across wales or in-house at your business

Course length

1 year


£300.00 – funding available, subject to eligibility