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Check valves and non-return valves

The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) point out the main differences

The dangers of lead solder

Where the illegal use of lead based solder is found by water suppliers who enforce the Water Fittings Regulations, they will require the installation to be cleared of all joints containing lead solder at the installer's cost.

”Don’t be douche about douches”

“With the increasing popularity of hand-showers in the UK, it is vital installers know the risks of fitting a personal hygiene device incorrectly and how to prevent backsyphonage,” according to Gareth Harris, manager of Water Industry Approved Plumbers’ Scheme.

NICEIC launches online CDM course

NICEIC has launched an online course to help contractors understand their responsibilities around CDM requirements. Whilst the course is aimed at electrical contractors, it will also provide other trades, such as gas engineers, an overview of their legal requirements

NICEIC offer a new qualification…

...giving installers the competence to complete a biomass installation correctly

Baxi’s lockdown learning supports electrical safety

In response to upcoming changes that require Gas Safe engineers to self-validate that they can safely isolate the electrical supply to a gas appliance, Baxi has created a series of lockdown learning videos covering electrical boiler safety.

OFTEC points way to apprenticeships opportunity

Government is falling a long way short of its target of three million apprenticeship starts by 2020

JTL launches free online learning for installers

JTL has launched a completely free online resource called Toolbox, with information, training and guidance related to the sector. 

Logic4training helps retail giant to offer complete package

13 fully trained building services apprentices are embarking on rewarding careers

Six JTL trainees graduate…

JTL course in Orpington