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Plumbing – DIY Plumbing

Course Code: 74227-01

DIY Plumbing: This is a part-time evening course for adults only, running from 6-9pm on Wednesdays for 6 weeks.

*UPDATE* – the start date for this course has been postponed to 16 January 2019. Any applications we receive will be processed as normal and more information will be sent out to all applicants nearer the time.


Cost £180
When 16/01/2019 Duration6 weeks
Level Attendancepart

Are you a budding DIY person wanting to understand how basic plumbing systems work? This is a hands on introduction to basic plumbing aimed at those who wish to learn DIY techniques for home maintenance or estates management.

This is a part-time course running for 6 weeks on Wednesdays, from 6 until 9pm. The course will start on 16 January 2019.


  1. Introduction to plumbing materials
  2. Fitting identification
  3. Jointing techniques – copper/plastic/iron
  4. Jointing exercises – to include all testing if pipework
  5. Bending exercises
  6. Rainwater systems to include guttering and drainage
  7. Repairs to include taps/WC’s/ball valves
  8. Radiator removal/replace
  9. Washing machine install/Dishwasher install
  10. Plumbing systems explanation

A basic understanding of common plumbing techniques useful for any home.

On-going support and feedback – no exams

A college certificate will be provided upon completion.

Keighley College have a purpose-built plumbing workshop, in which all lessons will take place.

All students must be 19 or over to be eligible for this course.

No previous experience or knowledge is necessary.

Students may enjoy this course enough they wish to take it further by undertaking a City and Guilds Plumbing Level 2 course. Alternatively, you may wish to simply use your new-found skills for work around the house.

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Keighley College

Bradford Road, Keighley
West Yorkshire BD21 4HQ United Kingdom

Tel: 01535 685000
Student Absence Line: 01535 685109 / attendance@keighleycollege.ac.uk
Email: enquiries@keighleycollege.ac.uk

Exams Email: exams-KLY@leedscitycollege.ac.uk