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Health and Safety awareness, Learn pipe cutting and threading, pipe bending and pipe fitting. Make use of high quality materials, such as copper pipes with solder joints and PVC pipes with push fit connections. Learn in unique work areas that will give allow you to fix a tap, replace a radiator and look at Hot and cold water elements of plumbing.
Aims of the course
To develop a basic knowledge of plumbing elements.
- Health and Safety
- Basic tool skills
- Materials and resources
- Basic hot and cold water systems
- Repairing pipe work
- Changing taps, wastes etc
- Sinks, baths and basins (sanitary ware)
- Pipe bending skills
- Compression joint/tee-jointing skills
- End feed fittings skills
- Copper and plastic push-fit skills
Assessment via continuous evidence in a portfolio
On Completion of this course, learners will be considered for progression onto the L1 or L2 City and Guilds plumbing courses.
General interest to construction and plumbing
The course will be delivered within our large open plan workshop, and theory will be based in a classroom environment.
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location above.