A shrinking economy has made many businesses look into cutting corners wherever possible, at least with regards to their financial expenses. Many small businesses these days are doing everything to cut costs including hiring employees who are not yet fully qualified. It is very important that the heating and plumbing industry does not follow this trend. Rather it is important that the industry makes sure that its plumbing and heating engineers are fully trained.
There are a number of reasons that a heating and plumbing company should make sure that all of its engineers are professionally trained and certified.
1. Heating and Plumbing Engineers are required by law to be certified by very specific levels. Such certifications confirm that the hired engineer is up to date on all current laws and building codes and that they understand how to work within those restrictions. The Building Regulations, BPEC, Corgi (for gas work), Part P (for Electrical work) and