Why use a SNIPEF member

Using a SNIPEF plumber gives you peace of mind that you are choosing a plumbing business that employs properly trained and fully qualified operatives. Furthermore, our members are committed to high standards of professionalism and customer service.

What criteria must SNIPEF members meet?

To become a member of SNIPEF, a plumbing and heating business must satisfy these requirements:

  • Employ properly qualified operatives
  • Maintain public liability insurance of at least £2 million
  • Have passed a technical inspection to ensure work is carried out properly
  • Must comply with industry standards including Water Byelaws/Regulations and Building Standard
  • Commit to uphold the SNIPEF Code of Conduct.

How can I find a SNIPEF plumber in my area?

Got to our Need a Plumber website and simply enter your postcode and the distance to find plumbing firms in your area.

Use the ‘service’ field to select the particular type of job you are looking for and the search facility will find firms offering that service for you to choose from.

What if something goes wrong?

Customers can access an independent complaints procedure to resolve disputes against members. If you have a complaint about a member, please contact SNIPEF.

How do I know if a company is a SNIPEF member?

All companies listed on our Need a Plumber website are SNIPEF plumbers. If you’re unsure about a company, give us a call on 0131 556 0600 to check.

How can I become a plumber?

The only industry-recognised route for a plumbing apprenticeship in Scotland is the Modern Apprenticeship (MA) in Plumbing and Heating. Details on undertaking an apprenticeship can be found on the Apprenticeships section. 

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