Evening Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Plumbing courses available.
Whether you are a beginner wanting to develop basic plumbing skills, or you’re an experienced learner wanting to expand your skill set, come and join us at our evening plumbing courses.
Our seven-week programmes will teach you how to confidently carry out some common maintenance tasks around the home, which could save calling out a plumber!
You will follow one of our three tailored programmes which have been designed to suit each learner’s level; Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced.
I am not sure which course is right for me, what should I do?
Don’t worry, all three courses are run on the same evening at the same campus. Apply now and our team of experienced staff will ensure you’re put on the right programme for you.
Can I do all three levels?
Yes, we run each course level three times a year, so once you’ve completed one course, you will be able to move up to the next at the nearest start date.
Week 1: Introduction to basic workshop safety: Soldering techniques.
Week 2: Introduction to different methods of joining pipework, using the different materials used in the industry: End feed and integral soldering, Compression, Low carbon steel, push fit.
Week 3: Small frame assessment. To include all the different jointing methods learnt so far.
Week 4: Pipe bending techniques. To include an introduction to basic pipe fabrication techniques. Portable hand benders.
Week 5: Wall work: To include marking out and soldering on the wall ‘in situ’, learn how to protect the building fabric.
Week 6: Final large frame. To include all techniques learnt to date. Final assessment starts.
Week 7: Testing and decommissioning final large frame. To include a water pressure test on your work. Final assessment finish and pressure test. Evaluate sessions.