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Safe Control of Mains Connections (SCMC) EUSR training course

Course code: SCMC

Course overview

A ½ day training 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 and Utility SHEA (Water) and NCO Water Main Layer (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.

Safe Control of Mains Connections (SCMC) EUSR

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • A greater knowledge of routine water mains connections.

Benefits of attending 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 will learn

  • 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 qualifications will you achieve?

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.

How is this training delivered?

  • This course is theory only and delivered in the classroom.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners must bring their most up to date EUSR card.

Learners undertaking this course might also consider:

  • Water Mains Commissioning (WMC)
    2 day course to effectively carry out a water mains commission using current industry guidelines. Meet WIRS requirements for testing and disinfection.

Course dates

Course code
½ day course
Price from
£145.00 + £30.00 certification

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Start dateStart dateEnd dateLocationExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
25/04/2022Mon 25 Apr 2022Mon 25 Apr 2022 Swindon £145.00£174.00 5+

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