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basic plumbing

basic plumbing

3 HOUR COURSE
This course is for homeowners who want to learn the basics so they can repair or fix simple common plumbing problems around the house.

This course is not designed to get you ready for a career as a professional plumber. This is for homeowners who want to learn the basics so they can repair or fix simple common plumbing problems around the house and save money on routine tasks and get the problem fixed right away.

With a few basics and a bit of confidence there are many simple jobs like fixing leaking taps or toilets that you can do yourself, so why pay a professional plumber £80 for something you can fix in 5 minutes?

 

Content score (practical/info-theory): 2/5

 

Tasks and Skills covered include:

  • Water storage and hot water systems
  • Tap washer and cartridge replacement
  • Poly pipe fittings
  • How to replace a length of copper pipe with new poly pipe
  • Removing and installing new taps
  • Specific tools for plumbing
  • Working with copper pipe
  • Soldering
  • Sealing threads to stop leaks
  • Copper fittings
  • Cutting copper pipe and poly pipe
  • Isolating valves
  • Waste and Traps

Replacing or repairing toilet parts, what are they and what do they do?

  • Flush valves
  • Flappers
  • Handles
  • Chains
  • Overflows

This 3-hour basics course will give you the confidence to tackle some of those simple repair jobs and get some answers to all those DIY questions.

 

COURSE INFO

Location: The Great British Woodshop, Oakcroft Road, West Byfleet, KT14 6JH

3 HOUR COURSE
This course is for homeowners who want to learn the basics so they can repair or fix simple common plumbing problems around the house.

Price: £60

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REVIEWS

"This course was so informative, yet so simple! It gave me the big picture of how or from/to where water was coming into my house (or flat) and going out. I had so many questions about how the hot water cylinder in the airing cupboard works, radiator, toilet flashing, leakage from taps, changing taps, different types of pipes etc. I didn't even need to ask all of them, most of them were covered. David was very patient and knowledgeable, yet not using difficult terms or jargon. Highly recommended for people like me, who would like to get the idea of what to do with DIY level plumbing!"
N Gibbs
Basic Plumbing
Plumbing course was informative, interesting and enjoyable. Feel much more comfortable tackling various DIY plumbing projects now.
Richard Muldoon
Basic Plumbing
"The course has enabled me to fix a light that has been put on hold for quite sometime and now I understand more about wiring and testing plus the use of different conductors for different purposes. Excellent course and would recommend to anyone having some odd jobs to do, or a tradesman around, to avoid those dodgy fixes that cost fortunes for things that are not broken."
Joseph
Basic Plumbing