Advanced Plumbing Theory

The course consists of ten units:

  1. Introduction to Level 3 and Interpreting Drawings and Data
  2. Domestic Heating System Design
  3. Special Needs Kitchen and Bathroom Design
  4. Domestic Pipe Sizing
  5. Costing and Planning Plumbing Installation Work
  6. Setting Out for Pipe Bending
  7. Building Drainage
  8. Domestic and Residential Sprinkler Installation
  9. Domestic Oil Installations
  10. Green Plumbing Technology

Entry Requirements: We would normally expect applicants to have completed the Level 2 Plumbing course, although qualified / experienced plumbers sometimes apply directly for the Advanced course.

Assignments: Ten assignments and multiple choice tests corresponding to each module marked and returned with feedback.

Exams: None

Prison Support Requirements: Support correspondence, and access to a CD player is preferable. The course material does include a CD-ROM with supplementary resources, but the course can be completed without it.

Tutor Support: Yes, via post, telephone or email (if prison staff facilitate)

What’s Next? There is no direct progression, but learners may wish to consider an IOSH or NEBOSH qualification to improve career prospects in construction, or the Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) course to complement these skills.

Find Out More: From Learn Plumbing here

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