Businesses

Join the scheme

Becoming an approved Severn Trent plumber offers a host ofbenefits. A raised profile for your business. Reduced lead time onnew connections. The associated trust of working with SevernTrent. We also provide courses and training for WaterMarkmembers to further boost your knowledge and ensure you’reaware of all the latest regulations and standards.

Courses and training

We run a full day training course and half-day seminar forWaterMark approved plumbers.

Full day training course

Course time:09:00-17:00

Agenda:

  • Course introduction
  • Background to the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999
  • Legal requirements and notification
  • The DETR Guidance Document General Requirements
  • The Regulators Specification on the Prevention of Backflow
  • Course review and assessment

Half-day seminar (underground service installations only)

Course times:

Morning seminars: 08:30-12:30

Afternoon seminars: 13:00-17:00

Agenda:

  • Course introduction
  • Background to the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999
  • Legal requirements and notification
  • Ground conditions, pipe materials selection and jointing
  • Pipe installations depth, building entry and stop valves
  • Flushing testing and hygiene requirements
  • Course review and assessment