The course will cover Health and Safety procedures and safe tool use for plumbing, learning to bend and solder pipes and using compression fillings, using different types of piping systems: Pushfit, Polypipe, removing radiators for painting or replacement and how to bleed them, showing how different types of live central heating systems work and changing components, understanding different types of taps, stopcock isolation valves, ball valves, thermostatic radiator valves, thermostatic rad valves and their maintenance/replacement, installation of pedestal basins and close coupled toilets. The course also covers investigating waste systems, siphon problems and drainage, toilet cisterns and replacing siphons, how circulating pumps works and preventing entrapment.
Steel toe cap boots will be needed as you will be in a workshop environment.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Use this course to gain an insight into the Construction Leisure courses and to progress onto another course such as Change it Yourself, Brick Basics or Woodcrafts.
There are no formal entry requirements.
Learning Assessment & Support
We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.
Ask at the Hub on the main mall for further information how we can help you achieve your goals.
How to Apply
To apply, please complete a CRC Enrolment Form, which can be downloaded from our website Download here. The Enrolment Form can also be found in the back of our part-time prospectus or contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org.