Plumbing (Non-Credit Bearing)


  • 45 Days

Entry Requirements

  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must be able to do minor calculations
  • ID Book required for registration


  • Assessment
  • In House Certificate

Course Outline

  • Interpret basic building drawings
  • Erect and dismantle scaffolding
  • Mark out and cut sheet metal
  • Mark out, rivet and solder sheet metal
  • Fit GMS gutters and rain water pipes
  • Fit PVC gutters and rainwater pipes
  • Fabricate and fit a GMS VP flashing
  • Fabricate and fit GMS chimney flashing
  • Arc weld basic components
  • Gas weld and braze basic components
  • Cut, thread and assemble GMS pipe-work
  • Cut, Bend and Assemble Copper pipe work
  • Repairs and alterations to existing GMS pipe-work
  • Repairs and alterations to existing copper pipe-work
  • Install a push-through geyser
  • Install a high-pressure geyser
  • Repairs to and maintenance of taps, valves and cocks
  • Recognition and installation of soil and waste systems
  • Install a urinal (wall hung)
  • Recognition of below-ground drainage systems
  • Set out and determine levels
  • Excavation and timbering of trenches
  • Install a below-ground drainage system
  • Build a manhole to benching height (brick)
  • Build a manhole to benching height (concrete ring)
  • Removal of blockages from and repairs to waste, soil and drain pipes
  • Install a sink
  • Install a wash basin
  • Install a bath
  • Install a bidet
  • Install a shower
  • Install a WC (pedestal)