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2 Weeks Plumbing Course

About the course

This intensive 2 week course teaches the fundamental basics of plumbing needed to decommission an old bathroom suite and complete a new bathroom installation. You will learn aspects of pipe work from working with copper (bending and soldering) to working with compression and push fit fittings along with the associated waste fittings. You will learn how to design the bathroom taking into account any obstacles or restrictions from existing supplies and fit a new suite safely and professionally. Fault finding is also covered on this course. Radiators are also covered on this course.

More advanced aspects are covered including draining heating systems. You will start with the very basics whilst gaining an understanding of domestic plumbing, covering both theory and practical to enable you to undertake these plumbing jobs safely.

plumbing course 2 week
plumbing course 2 week


This course is a blend of theory and practical work giving a basic understanding of key plumbing topics including; health and safety, hot and cold water systems, and sanitation. This course will cover bathroom installations and cold and hot water systems along with plumbing maintenance tasks. including:

Types of central heating systems
How to drain different types of central heating systems
How to fill different types of central heating systems
How to install radiators and pipe them up
Installation of towel warmers
De-commission of central heating systems (not including gas appliances)
Fault finding on central heating systems

You will leave with a great understanding of domestic central heating systems and domestic water and waste systems.

After course options & support

This course is perfect for learning bathroom fitting and radiator work. However, if you want to learn more and enter the plumbing trade we recommend the comprehensive 6 weeks Diploma course.

Our support does not end when your course is complete! You can attend the school for free advice and attend our specialist training days. Over the years we've built up a fantastic community of students – you can join our ’Leak Geeks’ support groups both on WhatsApp and a dedicated Facebook page. You will have instant access to support from a close network of tutors and experienced plumbers.

Business start up training is optional on all of our courses – our experienced tutors will guide you on all aspects of establishing and running your business.

Cost & certificate

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City & Guilds 6219-08 Construction Skills Level 1

Without qualification £1265 (deposit £300)

With qualification £1425 (deposit 300)

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