Water Regulations Training (WRAS)
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Options Skills’ Water Regulations (WRAS) training course is aimed at heating engineers and plumbers looking to gain knowledge of the Water Regulations (1999) and seek to carry out work with a local water company.
Trainees must have knowledge of the plumbing and water industry and, ideally, have two years of experience in the plumbing industry.
Candidates will complete two days of training and assessment.
WHY EARN WATER REGULATIONS QUALIFICATIONS?
Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) course is for heating engineers and plumbers requiring knowledge of the Water Regulations (1999) before they apply to join their local water authorities “Water Industry Approved Plumber Scheme”, a plumbing competent person schemes (CPS) or Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies.
The WRAS qualification will ensure you are aware of the legal responsibilities to ensure that any water, waste or sanitation systems you work on are safe and installed to the latest regulations. This will ensure any work carried out is done safely and correctly and allow the operative to advise on any existing installations that may need upgrading.
Training is theory-based, earning you an LCL Awards-issued WRAS certificate.
Our Water Regulations (WRAS) training course is usually £300, including VAT. However, through government-backed funding, we can now offer training free of charge to existing plumbers and gas and heating engineers.
WATER REGULATIONS TRAINING SYLLABUS
The course syllabus is intended as a guide. Timings and delivery of course content are subject to change at the discretion of the training manager & individual course tutors.
WATER REGULATIONS FAQs
DO I NEED PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE?
Candidates should ideally have a minimum of two years of plumbing experience.
WHY EARN WATER REGULATIONS QUALIFICATIONS?
The water regulations qualification is a requirement for qualified plumbers (minimum level 2) who want to join their local water authorities Water Industry Approved Scheme, a plumbing competent persons scheme (CPS) and Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) registration bodies.
HOW LONG IS DOMESTIC GAS TRAINING?
Training takes place over two days. You will be required in the centre 8am-4pm.
WHERE CAN I TRAIN?
Training is available at each one of our training centres.
WHAT CAREER OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE?
Numerous career options are available for those who train in the gas industry.
- Plumbing – With the skills and knowledge you’ve learnt throughout the domestic gas training, you can work on an employed or self-employed basis as a plumber, enhancing and adding to your skillset as you progress.
- Gas Engineering – With gas experience behind you, you’re perfectly positioned to gain your ACS qualifications and join the Gas Safe Register to work legally as a gas engineer.
- Heating Engineering – With plumbing and gas experience, you can take your training further with our renewable energy courses. From Unvented to Heat Pumps, you’ll be able to work as a heating engineer, undertaking a more comprehensive range of projects. We offer a range of renewables training courses to enable you to upskill in your career.
HOW OFTEN DO COURSES START?
We have new water regulations training courses and classes regularly starting, so you’ll never have to wait long to begin training with Options Skills.
HOW DO I ENROL?
To find out more and enrol on our water regulations training course, you can request a call back via our contact form or continue to checkout with this course and we will get back in touch with you.
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