Become an Approved Groundworker

There are two basic requirements to become an Approved Groundworker.

  1. You must hold a recognised qualification that has been developed for the Groundworker sector in Water Regulations Knowledge.
  2. You must hold the relevant minimum level of liability insurance.

The training and assessment for this sector is currently delivered within the Water Industry of England & Wales. For details of scheduled sessions please contact WIAPS on 0333 207 9030 Option 1.

Alternatively, a certificate in the knowledge of Water Regulations can be accepted for membership of the Groundworker sector. For a list of accepted Certificates in the knowledge of Water Regulations please click here.

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 Groundworker is currently free.

If you meet the above requirements, or to enquire further about training, please contact WIAPS on 0333 207 9030 option 1. 

Alternatively to download an application form click here.