Become an Approved Point of Use (POU) Installer

  There are two basic requirements to become an Approved POU Installer.

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

The training and assessment for this sector should be arranged through the Water Dispenser and Hydration Association (WHA) Contacting the WHA - The Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (

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 POU Installer carries a one off application fee, currently £60.00 + VAT.

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