Free Water Regulations Training Offer for SNIPEF Members in Northern Ireland

**UPDATE: This training on 22 April has been postponed due to the Coronavirus situation.

Members of SNIPEF in Northern Ireland can access FREE Water Regulations training for their employees on 22 April 2020 in Antrim thanks to funding provided by Northern Ireland Water.

Membership of SNIPEF and a water fittings regulations certificate will allow eligible plumbing businesses to sign up to WaterSafe, the national register of approved plumbers, at no extra cost.

Members of SNIPEF who wish to join WaterSafe must meet the PILS Approved Contractor Scheme criteria which also requires them to have at least one plumbing operative in five holding a Water Regulations qualification.

To be eligible, your company must be trading as a Plumbing & Heating company in Northern Ireland. Individuals wishing to sit this course must have successfully completed an NVQ Level 2 in Mechanical Engineer Services (plumbing) (6089) or equivalent, as a minimum.

The WRAS water regulations course normally costs £127 per person plus VAT, but it will be provided to SNIPEF members free of charge if the assessment is passed and used to join WaterSafe.

What are the benefits of joining WaterSafe?

  • Free promotion and branding – get listed on the largest online directory for approved plumbers in the UK, promoted to thousands of people each day, and by Northern Ireland Water.
  • Customer reassurance – that you’re qualified to work with water and supported by Northern Ireland Water and the drinking water regulator.
  • A direct link to Northern Ireland Water – to self-notify plumbing work and access free advice on the water regulations and byelaws.

Take advantage of this great offer and book today!

SNIPEF members can download the booking form, complete and submit before 23 March 2020 at the latest. Completing the booking form does not guarantee a place as the course will be filled on a first come first served basis. If successful you will receive a confirmation email by 30 March 2020.

Please make sure you read the terms and conditions for full details of the course and requirements for WaterSafe membership before you make your booking.

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