Plumbing is the system of pipes, tanks, fittings, and other apparatus required for the water supply, heating, and sanitation in a building. Plumbers work to maintain and install plumbing systems.
This course is intended to equip the trainees with knowledge and skills required in the field of plumbing. The course is wide and mainly covers areas of water systems, pipe fitting, drainage, construction among others.
This plumbing technology course is a vocational certificate program that will train students entering the plumbing field.
The program will demonstrate the knowledge of both commercial and residential plumbing practices.
Students will gain knowledge in safety, tools, plumbing codes, trade mathematics, construction drawings, isometric drawings, specifications and employability.
Upon completion of this program, students should feel confident starting their career.
At the end of the course one is able to carry out all the requirements of a job with ease.
Some of the employment opportunities after graduation include: plumbers, water piping, enterpreneurship and construction sites.
Learning outcomes include:
- Understanding the history of plumbing and the health and safety practices involved
- Identifying and using various equipment and materials used in plumbing
- Installing water supply, drain, waste and vent systems
- Testing and maintaining installed systems
- Communication Skills
- Life Skills
- Mathematics I
- Workshop Technology in Carpentry
- Water Supply
- Industrial Attachment Orientation I
- Industrial Attachment Orientation II
- Mathematics II
- Drainage Works
- Workshop Technology in Masonry
- Trade Project
- Industrial Attachment Orientation III
Course Duration: 6 Months
Exam Body: KNEC
Grade: D- and Below