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Introduction to DIY Plumbing — Part-time

Course outline

Want to master your own DIY projects but don’t know where to start? Over 7 weeks our Beginner's Plumbing Course will teach you essential skills and practical techniques for your home projects.

During the course, you will cover the following units:

  • Working with Non-manipulative Fittings
  • Bending and Jointing Copper Pipes
  • Removing and Refitting Water Filled Radiator
  • Constructing Combined Frame
  • Installing Rainwater Goods

You can expect a friendly inclusive environment where you will spend 7 weeks learning and developing an understanding of the basic hand skills required in the plumbing trade.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
664 Nuthall Road

Start: Saturday 13th January 2024

End: Saturday 2nd March 2024

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Tuition fees may be waived for this course if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Fee and Financial Support page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £150

Course code: C049740 / Q049741


College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but you must be aged 19+.

Teaching & assessment

You will be continually assessed by your tutor as you progress through the course and complete the practical units.


This course provides you with a grounding in the trade preparing you for an Entry Level or Level 1 6219 qualification.

Additional information

You will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment at all times in the workshop.