Gain the skills and knowledge to undertake basic plumbing tasks around the home and learn the principles of installing a bathroom.

Next Scheduled Date: 4 Jan 2022

  • Location: CTP Aldershot Training Centre
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Total Cost: £257.82
  • Total Cost Post-October 2021: £257.82
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Why take this course?

This is a very practical ‘hands-on’ course during which you will learn how to carry out basic plumbing work around the home. It takes place in our custom built workshop with each student having access to a dedicated area to carry out the practical tasks.  It is taught by an experienced tradesman who is an expert in his field and can show you all the ‘tricks of the trade’ to achieve that professional standard.

Is this the right course for me?

This course is right if you if you enjoy a  practical approach and are keen to learn how to  undertake basic plumbing work around the home. You will learn about hot and cold water systems, showers, toilets, and guttering becoming confident in all the processes to make secure joints and durable installations.


There are no formal qualifications available on this course.


No previous experience required.

Fees & Funding

  • Course Fee £257.82
  • Total Cost £257.82

Course Content

This practical course takes place in our dedicated workshop and is delivered by experienced tradesmen.  During the course you will cover the following topics:

  • Health & Safety
  • Materials – Introduction to materials and use of
  • Introduction to different fittings including:
    Yorkshire, Compression, Threaded Joints, PTFE.
  • Valves – Stopcock, Lever Valve, Gate Valve, Ball Valves
  • Mains water – Stopcock, responsibilities
  • Cold tank – Introduction to cold water systems
  • Hot water – Introduction to hot water systems
  • Introduction to waste pipe, traps, soil pipe
  • Introduction to toilet systems
  • Air Locks – causes and solutions
  • Water Hammer – causes and solutions
  • Introduction to guttering
  • Shower installation
  • Bath installation
  • Basin installation
  • Introduction to heating systems

Practical work involves hot and cold jointing, installation of toilet, shower and basin.

Career Opportunities

This is an ideal course for anyone considering property maintenance or undertaking small jobs around the home, however for those considering a career in plumbing, a significant period of training and work experience is also required.

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Scheduled dates and locations

Here are the next available dates. To check availability or to book a place contact
  • Date Location Availability
  • 4 Jan 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 28 Feb 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 16 May 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 25 Jul 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
  • 30 Aug 2022 CTP Aldershot Training Centre
    Good Availability
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