DIY Plumbing

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.*

  • Overview

    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.

  • Entry Requirements

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

    No previous experience or knowledge is necessary.

  • Assessment Types

    On-going support and feedback – no exams A college certificate will be provided upon completion.
  • Units/Modules

    • 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/Skills

    A basic understanding of common plumbing techniques useful for any home.
  • Careers/Progression

    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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