Introduction to Plumbing

This short intensive course is ideal for those of you who want some basic introductory plumbing skills. Those who complete the course will be provided with an Able Skills certificate, assured by City &Guilds. It is ideal for individuals who want to gain an insight into plumbing, maybe with a view to progressing further and achieving qualifications.

QualificationAssured City & Guilds Certificate
LocationDartford, Kent (Accommodation Available)
Entry RequirementsNone

1 Week (Mon - Fri)

inc VAT
Easy payments
Flexible Training
Interest Free Payments
Accommodation Available

Duration & Cost

Full Time - 5 Days

£475.00 including vatA £150.00 deposit will secure a booking and the balance can be paid before the start date.

Course details

This 5 day plumbing course has been recognised by City & Guilds as a comprehensive introduction to plumbing so upon successful completion of this course you will receive an Able Skills certificate assured by City & Guilds to confirm the skills that you will have learned.

During this 5 day domestic plumbing course you will learn:

  • Plumbing systems and fittings
  • Soldering techniques
  • Jointing, bending and pressure testing copper tube
  • Dealing with valves, taps, cisterns
  • Plumbing pipework

This course is entirely hands on and is ideal for anyone looking to learn basic domestic plumbing but additionally can act as a great taster course for anyone who is considering plumbing qualifications and a career as a Plumber. The course will cover all of the obvious issues that can arise within a domestic property in an attempt to teach you how to deal with certain things but more importantly, will provide guidance on when/if you really do need to call out a Plumber.

All of the tools and materials that this course requires will be supplied for you however it is essential that you have protective footwear (steel toe-cap boots) – suitable casual clothing is recommended as this course can get a little messy.

Plumbing Courses at Able Skills

Courses open to you after

Able skills offers a variety of plumbing training courses and if after this introductory course you want to gain a qualification, please consider City & Guilds 6035.

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All of our courses take place at our dedicated training centre in Dartford, Kent. The centre is easily accessible by road, being just 10 minutes from junction 1a on the M25. We are only a short walk from Dartford train station which is served by frequent trains taking 35 minutes from central London. For anyone travelling from further away, we have our own accommodation available at only £25 per night.

We are open Mon - Fri and 2 weekends per month for training and visitors so if you would like to find out more about this course or about Able Skills, please feel free to pop in, no appointment necessary.

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