Advanced Plumbing Course

PCD Plumbing School offers Advanced Plumbing Courses :

The Advanced Plumbing Course is a 6 weeks practical course. You will perform a series of plumbing works under the supervision of our highly trained and competent Assessors. This course enables you to perform all tasks a plumber need to in general. This course does not make you a qualified plumber. This course can be broken up into sections if you cannot be at the College full time – in this case the days you do attend are counted to the value of six weeks.

Duration: +/-6 Weeks
Course Fees: R 20 500 (Course only + Welcome Pack)
R 12 600 (Standard Accommodation + 3 meals + Laundry once a week)
Course dates: Starts the 10th of January 2022 and thereafter every Monday throughout the year.
Starts every Monday at 08:00
Requirements: No experience required, previous plumbing experience will be an advantage.

Pre-Trade Plumbing Course


PCD COLLEGE is proud to announce that we now offer the full course in Plumbing training.

With this course you will obtain the necessary credits as prescribed by the South-African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to apply forTrade Testing at the Department of Labour.

The course is made up of the following tasks:

Task List – Plumber

  • 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
  • Fabricate a box gutter with stop end, circular outlet and abutment 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 pipes
  • Install a push-through geyser
  • Install a high pressure geyser
  • Install underground CW reticulation
  • Fire fighting installation
  • Repair to and maintenance of taps and valves
  • Repair to HP mains
  • Recognition and installation of soil and waste systems
  • Install a sink
  • Install a washbasin
  • Install a bath
  • Install a bidet
  • Install a shower
  • Install a WC (Pedestal)
  • Install a urinal (wall Hung)
  • Recognition of below-ground drainage system
  • Set out and determine levels
  • Excavation and timbering 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 drainpipes

If you would like more information on our Basic Plumbing Course or on our Advanced Plumbing Course or Solar Geyser Installation Course, please Contact Us on +27 12 335 5793 or


Pre-Trade Preparation

Duration: 2 Weeks

Plumbing Course Fees:

R 7 800 (Course only)
R3 800 (Accommodation for two weeks per student)

This Course is specifically designed to get you ready for you trade test.

We will do the following in you pre trade preparation:

  • Test on standard
  • Test on speed
  • Assist on standard
  • Assist on speed
  • You will refresh your knowledge on:
  • Sheet Metal
  • Copper Bending
  • Drainage
  • Hot Water
  • Cold Water
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