Water Regulations

22577W0 | Pagefield Centre, Wigan
Time/Day | VARIOUS

Is this course for me?

This course is intended for plumbers and heating engineers. It is also very useful for anyone working with Solar Thermal hot water. This course will satisfy the requirements of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 when installing or maintaining water systems within buildings.

How long is the course?

1 Day

How will I be assessed?

BPEC assessment.

Other Information

The Gas Training Centre has the ability to respond to customer needs including last minute bookings.

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
£135.00 £185.00 N

Production Managers and Directors in Mining and Energy

Production managers and directors in mining, energy and water supply plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources necessary for the extraction of minerals and other natural deposits and the production, storage and provision of gas, water and electricity supplies.

Requirements: Honours, Bachelor's degree

Opportunities

8.57%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£22,880
Entry
£56,222
Median
£129,938
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Ensures compliance with issues relating to the environmental impact of operations.
  • Arranges for the provision of gas, water and electricity supplies.
  • Ensures that all haulage, storage, purification and distribution work is performed efficiently and in compliance with statutory and other regulations.
  • Co-ordinates and supervises coal-face production activities and ensures compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Determines staffing, material and other needs.
  • Co-ordinates the activities of mines, quarries, drilling operations and offshore installations.

Knowledge

Engineering and Technology Mathematics Design Computers and Electronics Production and Processing Administration and Management English Language Chemistry Education and Training Physics Law and Government Public Safety and Security

Skills

Mathematics Active Learning Monitoring Reading Comprehension Active Listening Writing Speaking Critical Thinking Science Learning Strategies
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Energy Plant Operatives

Job holders in this unit group operate boilers to produce hot water or steam and attend and operate compressors, turbines, electrical substations, switchboards and auxiliary plant and machinery to fuel nuclear reactors, drive blowers and pumps, electricity generators and other equipment.

Requirements: Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Opportunities

15.81%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£24,690
Entry
£37,669
Median
£64,771
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Carries out minor maintenance tasks and prescribed tests and reports any faults.
  • Records instrument readings periodically and shuts down turbine/generator or boiler as demand decreases.
  • Adjusts controls to maintain correct running speed of turbine or generator and monitors temperature and pressure controls on boilers.
  • Operates remote control panel to load fuel and remove discharged fuel elements from nuclear reactors.
  • Opens valves and operates controls to regulate the flow of fuel to boiler or generating equipment.
  • Determines job requirements from switchboard attendant or operating instructions.

Knowledge

Mechanical Public Safety and Security Computers and Electronics English Language

Skills

Critical Thinking Active Learning Monitoring Reading Comprehension Active Listening Learning Strategies Writing Speaking Mathematics Science
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Water and Sewerage Plant Operatives

Water and sewerage plant operatives operate valves to control water supplies in mains and pipelines, attend screening, filtering, water purifying and sedimentation plant, clear any blockages and patrol and maintain sewerage systems.

Requirements: Level 2 NVQ; GCSE at grades A*-C

Opportunities

4.78%
RISE in employment in 5 years

What could you earn

£21,320
Entry
£31,990
Median
£53,352
Potential

Typical Tasks

  • Digs trench and assists pipe layers to lay, renew or repair sewerage pipes.
  • Patrols sections of sewer, examines for any blockages or gas releases and clears blockages by flushing or by using boring rods.
  • Cleans out screen compartments, sedimentation tanks and filtration beds manually or using mechanical scraper.
  • Regulates flow of raw sewage into screening plant, releases screened sewage and regulates its flow into detritus pits, sedimentation tanks and filtration beds.
  • Stops water supply in an emergency and informs consumers likely to be affected.
  • Opens and closes valves to regulate quantity and pressure of water and reports defective valves or abnormal water pressure.
  • Attends water filtration and purification plant, monitors chemical treatment and regulates treatment of water supply within strict guidelines.

Knowledge

Biology Chemistry Mathematics Public Safety and Security Mechanical English Language

Skills

Reading Comprehension Mathematics Critical Thinking Active Learning Monitoring Learning Strategies Active Listening Writing Speaking
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