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Plumbing: A Survival Guide - Beginner

South Thames College
Course summary
5 weeks
85 GBP
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Plumbing: A Survival Guide - Beginner:


This course will introduce you to domestic plumbing and is ideal for those who want some basic introductory plumbing skills.

At the end of this course you'll be able to:

Explain health and safety requirements for the workshop

Choose appropriate materials (copper and plastics)

Use hand tools safely

Identify various valves and fittings (capillary, compression and plastic)

Solder copper tube

Bending copper tube using hand bending machine and spring.


Your tutor will give you feedback on your work and you'll fill in work sheets. You'll work with your classmates to evaluate each other's work and share ideas.

Next Steps

You could enrol on another higher level plumbing course at the College to gain more experience and learn more advanced skills.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No Qualification


This is a practical, hands-on course in a workshop. students don't need previous experience, but some of the learning requires you to use hand tools.

About provider

South Thames College

South Thames College

Success in the workplace is all about skills – having the right ones for the job, proving that you know how to use them, and making sure they’re up to date. At South Thames College, every course is designed to...

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Contact info

South Thames College

Wandsworth High Street
SW18 2PP London

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