Become an Approved Plumber

There are three basic requirements to become an Approved Plumber.

  1. You must hold a plumbing related qualification recognised by the Scheme.
  2. You must hold a certificate in the knowledge of Water Regulations. 
  3. You must hold the relevant minimum level of liability insurance.

For a list of plumbing qualifications accepted for membership of WIAPS please click here.

For a list of accepted Water Fittings Regulations qualifications 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 plumber is currently free.

If you meet the above requirements, to download the application form to join the scheme click here.