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Our plumbing courses include online tuition, hands - on training and 3 years of career support.

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Stage 1: Live Online Learning
Access Training Online is a learning portal that allows you unlimited theory tuition for 3 years in the comfort of your own home, allowing you to take part in live tuition as many times as you want.
  • Live lessons, demonstrations & practice tests
  • Unlimited 24/7 access to all learning material
  • Useful resources including access to Tutors
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Stage 2: Intensive Practical Training
Book full-time dates or be flexible with your practical training and book each part to suit your availability as well as your aspirations. Our trade training centres are open 7 days a week.
  • Intensive 'hands on' training & teaching
  • Industry-recognised accredited training program
  • No prior experience needed as we’ll help you
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Stage 3: Career & Employment Support
Our career support package is designed to get you ready for the workplace or setup your own business. We provide ongoing training and professional development for up to 3 Years after joining us.
  • Employment preparation & access to employers
  • Free employability course including CV building
  • Guaranteed ongoing support for 3 years

Candidates who enrol on this course will learn:

The Water Supply Regulations 1999 (and how to comply with them)
The primary legislation underpinning the Regulations
The documents used to enhance and explain the Regulations
The WRAS (Water Regulatory Advisory Scheme) is the UK’s water industry approval scheme. Passing our WRAS course will allow you to identify yourself as an approved plumber when seeking work; you will also be permitted to self-certify the work that you carry out.

Read on to find out more about our WRAS course, or click here to browse our other available plumbing courses.

Who is this course for?


If you successfully pass the written examination, you will receive:
WRAS Certificate of Competence
WRAS Certificate of Competence
This qualification will enable you to apply for ‘approved contractor’ status via your local water authority.

Course content

Access Training’s WRAS course consists of the following modules:
Introduction, background and legislation
Materials and substances in contact with water
Water system design
Cross connections
Cold and hot water services
The Water Regulations
Requirements for water fittings
Installation commissioning
Backflow prevention

Progress routes

Once you have passed our Water Regulations Advisory Scheme course and reached the level of an ‘approved plumber’, Access Training Academies offer a number of other courses that will help you to further expand your plumbing expertise.

You may also choose to bolster your skillset with additional trade training courses. We can help you to learn the ropes of electrical work, gas engineering and numerous other disciplines.

Contact Access Training Academies now to find out how to enrol on our WRAS course.
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