DIY Plumbing: This is a part-time evening course for adults only, running from 6-9pm on Wednesdays for 6 weeks.
*As an ad-hoc course, we have to receive a minimum number of applications before the course will run. Any applications will be kept on file and people will be contacted once we have enough applications to run the course.*
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. Courses are run on an ad-hoc basis dependent on numbers.
All students must be 19 or over to be eligible for this course.
No previous experience or knowledge is necessary.
Assessment TypesOn-going support and feedback – no exams A college certificate will be provided upon completion.
- Introduction to plumbing materials
- Fitting identification
- Jointing techniques – copper/plastic/iron
- Jointing exercises – to include all testing if pipework
- Bending exercises
- Rainwater systems to include guttering and drainage
- Repairs to include taps/WC’s/ball valves
- Radiator removal/replace
- Washing machine install/Dishwasher install
- Plumbing systems explanation
Benefits/SkillsA basic understanding of common plumbing techniques useful for any home.
Careers/ProgressionStudents 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.