Cold Water Regulations (BPEC)


This course covers the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 (England & Wales). It is suitable if you require an understanding of water regulations and water byelaws as part of your job, in particular if you wish to become an approved plumber or contractor.

Completing this course will go towards some of the entry requirements required to join a competent person scheme e.g. (APHC, WRAS, Ciphe, WaterSafe).

Course Duration
1 day.

Swansea Construction Centre.

Who Should Attend?
This course is for anybody working with cold water. You can use this qualification to apply for membership of a competent person scheme, enabling operatives to self-certificate to both house holder and water undertaker.

Method of Assessment
Open book examination.

Entry Requirements
You will need a knowledge of plumbing and the water industry and hold a Level 3 mechanical services qualification.

Course Content
This course covers the following topics:

  • Why were the regulations set up
  • What the regulations were set up to prevent
  • The regulations, the law and how it applies to you
  • Back flow prevention air gaps
  • Back flow prevention mechanical devices
  • Hygienic practices
  • Pipe identification
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Water mains locations
  • Legionella
  • CWSC installation requirements

BPEC certificate in Cold Water Regulations.

Course Cost

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