Course Overview

Course Aims

This course covers the Water Byelaws (Scotland). It meets the requirement of WRAS (The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) of which the majority of UK water companies are members. It is for anyone requiring an understanding of water regulations / water byelaws, in particular those wishing to become approved plumbers / contractors.

Benefits of Attending

On successful completion of the course you will be able to apply to be an ‘approved contractor’ for water regulation purposes. This means you can self-certify your plumbing work and work for housing associations and various other bodies.

Outline of Programme

  • Introduction, background and legislation to Water Byelaws (Scotland)
  • Materials and substances in contact with water
  • Requirements for water fittings
  • Water system design
  • Installation commissioning
  • Cross connections
  • Back flow prevention
  • Hot and cold water Services
  • WC’s and urinals
  • Sanitary appliances and water for outside use

Entry Requirements

Candidates will need to provide evidence of their knowledge of the plumbing and water industry


Multiple choice exam

Course Duration

1 day. 9am – 5pm

Minimum Numbers to Run

This course requires a minimum of 10 participants to run. If this number isn’t reached then you will be contacted to offer you the next available date

Price £200 per person

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