Unlock Your Potential as a Plumbing Professional with Our Comprehensive Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, The Water Supply (Water Fittings) (Scotland) Byelaws,  The Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009  training/assessment course. 


At Octillion Training Academy, we're dedicated to helping you excel in your career as a plumber by providing industry-relevant knowledge and practical skills. Our Water Regulations and Byelaws course is specifically designed for heating and plumbing installers seeking to join local authorities such as the Water Industry Approved Plumber Scheme (WIAPS), Competent Person Scheme (CPS), and Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies.


Why Choose Octillion

Why Choose Our Water Regulations Course?

This engaging and interactive course equips you with a thorough understanding of the Water Regulations and Byelaws across the UK, their consistent interpretation and enforcement, and the practical aspects of compliance. By participating in this course, you'll:

  • Acquire an in-depth understanding of the primary and secondary legislation underpinning the Water Regulations and Byelaws.

  • Familiarise yourself with the documents used to enhance and clarify the meaning of the Regulations and Byelaws.

  • Learn about materials and fittings testing, assessment, and compliance with the Regulators’ Specifications.

  • Prepare for Water Regulations training and assessment at a BPEC approved training and assessment centre.

Course Objective

Our experienced instructors will guide you through a variety of topics, including:

  • Introduction, background, and legislation

  • The breakdown of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999

  • Materials and substances in contact with water

  • Requirements for water fittings

  • Understanding terminology used to understand requirements of Schedule 2 of the Regulations/Byelaws

  • Design and installation requirements for water systems

  • Prevention of cross-connection to unwholesome water

  • Backflow prevention requirements

  • Cold and hot water services requirements

  • Installation requirements for WCs, flushing devices, and urinals approved for use

  • Types of baths, sinks, showers, and taps and their location and installation requirements

  • Consumption limitations for washing machines, dishwashers, and other appliances

  • Requirements for water supplied for outside use

  • Hygienic working practices

  • Other legislation surrounding the installation of supply pipes

  • Becoming an Approved Contractor

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

Our Water Regulations course is ideal for practising plumbers looking to become Approved Contractors (Plumber) by providing evidence of appropriate training completion. It's also suitable for those whose roles involve knowledge of compliance with the Regulations and Byelaws, such as designers, specifiers, and site managers.