Your CPD: Questions - Boiling water and three-way taps

1. How is the question around safety of a boiling tap addressed? Select two correct answers below.

a Keep out of a child’s reach

b Child-proof safety locks

c Anti-scald material

d Age restrictions apply

2. If you are replacing separate hot and cold supply taps for a boiling tap, what alterations might be applicable?

a Altering the pipework, bringing an electrical supply across and two double-check valves, one pressure-reducing valve

b Altering the pipework, bringing an electrical supply across and two single-check valves, one TPR

c Altering the pipework, bringing an electrical supply across, two gate valves, two check valves and one pressure-relief valve

d Altering the pipework, an electrical supply, two isolation valves and a pressure-reducing valve

3. If the property has a lead or copper water main coming into the dwelling, how might the filter perform?

a The charcoal activated filter will not remove lead or copper particles

b The carbon block filter will reduce the impact on taste

c Filters work in all scenarios as long as you change them every six months

d Lead or copper pipes will be fine as they are commonly found and make no difference

4. Why is it important to correctly commission a new boiling tap?

a To make sure it boils at 90°C

b To make sure filter settings are correct

c To make sure the cupboard door closes afterwards

d To make sure it makes a good brew

5. Which component helps protect the tap's boiler tank from limescale?

a Installing a separate limescale reducer is a must

b The filter supplied

c Installing a magnetic scale reducer nearby

d Installing an electronic limescale reducer nearby

6. Which important documents should be left behind with the consumer after commissioning?

a Manufacturer’s instructions

b Warranty card

c Maintenance schedule

d Your invoice

7. The boiling tank requires a power supply, identify the correct checks to be made for the power requirements.

a Find the nearest socket and extend from this

b Check the circuit power rating before you connect

c Change a single socket behind the washing machine for a double

d Connect in behind the electric cooker supply as this is a 6mm cable

8. A three-way filter tap can remove the need for which items

a Bottled water

b Kettle

c Pans

d Blending valves

CIPHE members are expected to complete 30 hours of CPD each year. Completion of these assessments can count towards this requirement.

Answer the questions and send your answers, along with your name, membership number and email address, to:

CPD Assessment, CIPHE

64 Station Lane

Hornchurch,

Essex RM12 6NB

info@ciphe.org.uk

or visit the members-only area of the CIPHE website:

www.ciphe.org.uk/cpd

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