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Level: N/A

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 6

Hours: 2.00

Start: Various Dates (Please press the Book Now Button to View Dates)

Days / Times: Thursday 18:00 to 20:00

Tuition (£): 95.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This course is designed for people who would like basic knowledge of domestic plumbing systems. It would suit keen DIY enthusiasts or anybody wanting to do some basic tasks around the house.

 

Entry requirements

There are no formal requirements other than a willingness to learn.

Course Content

The course will cover:

  • Jointing of pipework and soldering
  • Bending of copper pipework
  • Removal of a radiator
  • Repairs to taps and float valves
  • Replacing a WC siphon
  • Removing a blocked trap from a sink or wash basin.

How will I be assessed?

No formal assessment is undertaken.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

No equipment is required.

What can I do after this course?

You could consider further study on other Learning for Leisure courses or a full-time Plumbing course.

 

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

About the Roundhouse »

Tom Smith

Tom Smith

Regional finalist Tom progresses to level 3 plumbing apprenticeship

Derby College plumbing apprentice Tom Smith is making great progress in his apprenticeship with Derby Homes.Since starting work with the company he has taken part in the regional finals of a national heating competition and been given the opportunity to advance to a level 3 apprenticeship.Tom, who is 20 and from Giltbrook, got good grades at A level and had planned on going to university after school.But, put off by the cost, he looked for an apprenticeship instead and is happy that he made the right choice.In February he represented Derby College in one of six regional heats of the UK Heating Apprentice of the Year, organised by HIP magazine.And, although Tom didn't make it to the national finals, he enjoyed the experience and the chance to compete against other skilled young heating apprentices.

He said: "I go to college on day release and enjoy it.
"A lot of our tutors have been there for quite a long time and they really know their subject.
I'm finding the course quite easy.
I've got a car so getting to Derby isn't a problem and I like the college building too."
Tom, who undertakes work such as installing radiators and boilers at Derby City Council's domestic properties which are managed by Derby Homes, would like to work as a gas engineer once he is fully trained

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