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Basic Plumbing Skills

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Introduction
This basic plumbing skills course is designed to provide training for persons who wish to learn to carry out basic plumbing tasks.

Duration
5 Days

Course Overview
This basic plumbing skills course is designed to provide an introduction to domestic plumbing for persons from a non-plumbing trade background. The course may be studied as part of a multi skill flexibility programme for mechanical engineers.

The basic plumbing skills course covers the following topics

  • Course and industry introduction
  • Basic workshop safety and the safe use and care of hand tools
  • Terminology
  • Pipework: – types, uses, joints, bending
  • Hot and cold water systems
  • Sanitary systems
  • Boiler systems appreciation
  • Sewerage systems
  • Industry requirements and legislation
  • Practical exercises

Candidates may also want to look at these associated courses.

  • Intermediate Plumbing Skills
  • Water Supply Regulations
  • Unvented Hot Water Systems
  • Domestic Natural Gas Safety

Examination Details
Candidates will receive a centre issued certificate

Candidate Pre-requisites
None

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