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There are two basic requirements to become an Approved Catering Installer.
Water Regulations Knowledge certificates from the following organisations are recognised for Catering Installer sector membership.
Water Regs UK
Catering Course for Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999
Please note: If you hold the full Water Regulations Knowledge certificate (suitable for entry as an Approved Plumber) these are also recognised for sector membership - see Water Regulations Training (Plumbing Installer).
The following qualifications can be recognised provided they were issued within the dates detailed below.
Water Regulations Advisory Scheme
Catering Sector Assessment in Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999
If you do not have a recognised certificate then the following providers may be able to offer training.
The following providers offer sector specific water regulations training.
Water Regs UK
Alternatively, a certificate of Water Regulations Knowledge (suitable for entry as an Approved Plumber) that covers the all of the regulations is also be recognised - see Water Regulations Training (Plumbing Installers)
If you wish to attend the course, you can download a booking form (click to download)
Delegates will be provided with a learning manual at least three weeks before the course which must be reviewed before attending the course. These courses will be offered on a first come, first serve basis and will offer, once successfully passed, a route to becoming an approved catering installer.
For a company employing more than one person, the minimum required level of insurance required is £5m employer liability and £2m public liability. For sole traders, a minimum of £2m public liability insurance is required.
Membership of WIAPS as an approved Catering Installer carries a one off application fee, currently £60.00 + VAT.
If you meet the above requirements, or to enquire further about training, please contact WIAPS on 0333 207 9030 option 1.
You can download an application form click here.