Course summary
8 weeks
200 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Professional Training
Next available date: 11/01/2022 - Cambridge
Course Dates
200 GBP

200 GBP

200 GBP

200 GBP

Course description

Plumbing Basics

The course will cover Health and Safety procedures and safe tool use for plumbing, learning to bend and solder pipes and using compression fillings, using different types of piping systems: Pushfit, Polypipe, removing radiators for painting or replacement and how to bleed them, understanding different types of taps, stopcock isolation valves, ball valves, thermostatic radiator valves, thermostatic rad valves and their maintenance/replacement, installation of pedestal basins and close coupled toilets . The course also covers investigating waste systems, siphon problems and drainage, toilet cisterns and replacing siphons, how circulating pumps works and preventing entrapment.

Steel toe cap boots will be needed as you will be in a workshop environment.

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Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.


Course fee: £200

Continuing Studies


Use this course to gain an insight into the Construction Leisure courses and to progress onto another course such as Change it Yourself, Brick Basics or Woodcrafts.

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...

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Cambridge Regional College

Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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