Safe Control of Mains Connections (SCMC) EUSR (SCMC)
Course for suitably eligible operatives, agents, supervisors and frontline managers involved in WIRS water connections, including both mains and service laying operations.
This course has strict criteria for eligibility as all learners must hold valid registrations for National Water Hygiene Scheme and Utility SHEA - Water and Network Construction Operations Water Level 2 Main Laying (Competent Persons ONLY). A job role must be specified by an authorised signatory of the Water Company or Self Lay Organisation (SLO), this must be registered with Lloyds Register.
½ day course
Benefits for the learner
- A greater knowledge of routine water mains connections.
Benefits for the employer
- Competent employees, better able to complete routine water mains connections.
- Better communication between parties involved in the process and better documentation of outcomes.
What you’ll learn on this course
- The scope of the connections that can be made.
- The various roles that are involved in the process and the relationship between them.
- The role of the regulators within the process.
- What accreditations are needed for the various roles.
- What applications need to be made to plan the job.
- The content of the Work package.
- The specific details of the job including the different connection types.
- The considerations needed when carrying out the role.
- What to do if something goes wrong.
- What information needs to be provided to the Water Company once the connection is complete.
- Completion of relevant paperwork.
What do I need to bring with Me?
- Learners must bring their most up to date EUSR card.
How is the training delivered?
- This course is theory only and delivered in the classroom.
There are two registration categories available for Safe Control of Mains Connections (Water) - Primary registration only and Primary & Secondary registrations together where a specific job role is specified. Please note that EUSR registration will be charged for separately except when registration for both categories is claimed at the same time.
Primary Registration – based on the successful completion of an appropriate approved SCMC (Water) training programme and associated assessment.
Secondary Registration – to obtain the following job role specific EUSR registrations, an authorised signatory of a Water Company must confirm that the individual can be registered within the category. The authorised signatory is designated by the company involved in the work (Water Co or SLO) and verified by Lloyds Register:
- Competent Person (CP)
- Senior Competent Person (SCP)
- Water Company Controller (WCC)
The EUSR registration and EUSR ID card will reflect the appropriate job role.
On completion of the course learners will be sent a virtual EUSR card to their mobile phones. Therefore a mobile phone number must be provided on the day. Hard copy cards, if required, must be requested prior to course delivery and will incur additional fees.
December 2023 - Mike Connell
Fantastic course content excellently delivered