Groundworkers, Service Pipe and Meter Housing Installation Training Manual



This manual has been produced to accompany the BPEC Groundworker, Service Pipe and Meter Housing Installation training.

The  training manual is separated into four sections:

Section 1 – The Regulatory Framework and How Contractors Are Approved

1.0 Section foreword, 2.0 Primary Legislation, 3.0 Secondary Legislation – Regulations and Byelaws

4.0 Terminology, 5.0 Approved Contractors

Section 2 – The Water Regulations and Byelaws (Scotland)

1.0 Section foreword, 2.0 Schedules, 3.0 Relating Regulations and Byelaws across the four nations.

4.0 Citation, commencement and interpretation, 5.0 Application of Regulations and Byelaws

6.0 Restriction on Installation Etc. of Water Fittings, 7.0 Requirements for water fittings

8.0 Notifications, 9.0 Contractors Certificate, 10.0 Enforcement,11.00 Schedule 2

Section 3 – Service Pipe Installation Requirements

1.0 Supply Pipe, 2.0 The Process for connecting water supplies

Section 4 – Water Meter Housing Installation (optional)

1.0 Section foreword, 2.0 Choosing the right installation, 3.0 Installation requirements

All training materials have been agreed by HBF and UK Water.


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