Plumbing: Bathroom Design & Installation: Take The First Step

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Important information

  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    6 Weeks

This 4 module course provides further information regarding bathroom design and installation. Practical training/assessment for C&G Qualification.
Suitable for: People who wish to further their knowledge of bathroom design and installation.

Important information

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course other than students have an interest in this topic this course can be started at any time.

Course programme

Four Distance Learning Modules covering bathroom design, installation, maintenance, water regulations and water saving products. Cost of the four modules, including postage, marking the summary questions, feedback, and a personalised Record of Achievement on successful completion Also C&G practical course available at some local colleges for follow up.

Module 1:
Installation and Maintenance of Sanitary Appliances

User Guide
1 Introduction
2 Storage and protection of sanitary appliances
3 Installation requirements for: Taps and Wastes, Washbasins, Sinks, Baths, Showers & enclosures, Water closets, Bidets, Urinals, Accessories
4 Fixings and fastenings
5 Seals and sealants
6 Maintenance
7 Summary questions

Module 2:
Hot and Cold Water and Discharge Piping Systems

1 Introduction
2 Standards and statutory requirements
3 Water pressure
4 Types of hot and cold water systems: Cistern fed vented storage systems, Mains fed storage systems, Mains fed instantaneous systems, Blended water supplies, Showers & pumping, Supplies to bidets and backflow protection, Water conservation, Connection to services
5 Commissioning hot and cold water systems
6 Maintenance and servicing
7 Above ground discharge pipe systems
8 Statutory requirements
9 Types of system: Single stack system, Stub stack system, WC macerator system
10 Traps and connections
11 Commissioning discharge pipe systems
12 Maintenance of sanitary systems
13 Summary questions

Module 3:
Sanitary Accommodation Layout and Design

1 Introduction
2 Statutory requirements, Standards and References: Water regulations, Building Acts, Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations, British standards
3 Materials
4 Basic design skills
5 Designer's legal responsibilities
6 Sub-contractor's legal responsibilities
7 Sanitary accommodation layout and design: Appliance selection, Space requirements and appliance layout, Special needs facilities, Water and discharge piping systems
8 Practical training and City & Guilds assessment
9 List of participating colleges
10 Summary questions

Module 4:
Water Regulations & Water Saving Products

1 Introduction
2 Purpose of the Regulations
3 Standards, materials and components
4 Backflow protection
5 Notification requirements
6 Inspections, measurements and tests
7 Form of the Regulations
8 Backflow & system design
9 Backflow protection
10 Mechanical backflow prevention devices
11 Water saving & economy
12 Water Saving Products: Sensor-flow systems, Waterless urinal
13 Examples of forms: Notification form, Backflow risk assessment form, Certificate of compliance form
14 Summary questions

Intended user group:
New-Entrants and mature students in the bathroom and plumbing, industries. Also for multi-skilling existing building craft occupations and maintenance staff in local authority and housing association direct labour organisations, as well as bathroom showroom and installation personnel, self-builders and people interested in sanitary plumbing.

Indication of level:
Takes people through from the basic's through to advanced design, and also useful to people on NVQ level 2 and level 3 courses in plumbing, etc.

Additional information

Students per class: 500

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