Vocational qualification


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  • Typology

    Vocational qualification

  • Methodology

    Distance Learning


Our Plumbing Training Course, part of our home study courses range, is packed with comprehensive and detailed instruction on all required aspects of plumbing.

Covering just about every scenario that a practicing plumber is likely to encounter, with clear instruction and illustrations throughout, our Home Study Plumbing Course is an affordable and convenient method of learning that could guide you towards a new career.




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  • Plumbing
  • Plumbing installations
  • Technology
  • Technical Unit
  • Supplies management
  • Supply Chain Strategy
  • Electrical
  • Electrician

Course programme

Split into 3 levels for easy learning, our plumbing course contains comprehensive plumbing instruction, broken down into individual modules helping the student to progress through the course in a structured manner.

All aspects of plumbing are included, such as:

Level 1 - 18 Introductory Plumbing Modules:

  • Introduction to plumbing Course
  • Introduction to Safety
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Identifying Plumbing Materials
  • Maintaining Plumbing Tools (Identify purpose & use of)
  • Preparing a Plumbing Take Off List (Interpret plumbing plans)
  • Installing a Cast Iron sewer Line
  • Installing a Waste System
  • Installing a Water Supply System
  • Installing a Lavatory
  • Installing a Water Closet with Tank
  • Installing Urinals
  • Installing an Exposed Pipe Shower System
  • Installing a Drinking Fountain
  • Winterising a Water Supply System
  • Maintaining an Internal Water Distribution System
  • Clear Water System Stoppages
  • Preventing Backflows

Level 2 - 12 ‘How To' Plumbing Course Modules:

  • Basic plumbing
  • Change taps
  • Mark & measure
  • Plumbing care and repair
  • Add a radiator
  • Fit a gutter
  • Fit a shower and cubicle
  • Fit a toilet and bidet
  • Fit an electric shower
  • Fit a bath and wash basin
  • Install a hot water tank
  • Install a washing machine and dishwasher

The 12 ‘How To' plumbing modules provide you with a visual ‘Skill Level' for each of the described tasks and provide clear diagrams and instruction throughout.

This comprehensive manual is an essential reference for all Plumbers, covering the following topics:

  • Plumbing Systems
  • Heating Systems
  • Basic Plumbing Repairs and maintenance
  • Plumbing Fixtures
  • Water Heaters
  • Pipes and Fittings
  • Valves and Faucets
  • Stacks and Branches
  • Traps and Vents
  • Steam, Gas and Air Piping
  • Centrifugal Pumps
  • Insulation
  • Metric Conversion Chart
  • Construction Plans and Drawings
  • BOM
  • Pipe Sizes for Water Distribution System Design
  • Distribution Systems Design Procedures

Moving on to Level 3 of the plumbing course with clear diagrams and example calculations, Level 3 of the plumbing training course provides the trainee, or experienced Plumber with all the reference material and guidance to help them through even the most complex of Plumbing jobs.

A total of 812 pages, split into 13 thorough and detailed, but easy to follow modules.

Level 3 - Professional Development Level - 13 Complete and Detailed Units:

  • Prepare a Plumbing Take off List (118 pages)
  • Water Supply Plumbing (78 pages)
  • Waste Systems (101 pages)
  • Plumbing Fixtures (95 pages)
  • Repair Valves and Fixture Control Devices (56 pages)
  • Clear Waste System Stoppages (31 pages)
  • Refrigeration Systems (28 pages)
  • Electric Power Systems (41 pages)
  • Water Supply and Distribution Systems (27 pages)
  • Plumbing Installations and Bills of Materials(48 pages)
  • Sewerage Systems (45 pages)
  • Rehabilitation of Utilities (17 pages)
  • Utilities 2 (127 pages)


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