Colleges and Universities Offering Certificate in Plumbing in South Africa

  • Course Name: Certificate in Plumbing(Plumbing)
  • Major Subject: Plumbing
  • Course Category: Certificate Courses

Institutions Offering Certificate in Plumbing

  •  PCD College, Pretoria  
    National Plumbing Course

    Course content
    • Understand and carry out safe working practices in building.
    • Understand and apply domestic sanitation system installation, commissioning services
    • Understand and carry out electrical work on domestic plumbing and heating systems and
    components
    • Understand domestic central heating techniques
    • Understand domestic hot water system techniques
    • Understand domestic cold water techniques
    • Understand how to organise resources within Building Services Engineering
    Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation and maintenance
    • Understand and apply domestic rainwater system installation and maintenance techniques
    • Apply Domestic above ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques
    • Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation and maintenance techniques
    • Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation and maintenance techniques
    • Understand how to apply scientific principles within Mechanical Engineering Services
    • How to communicate with others within Building Services Engineering
    • Understand and Carry out site preparation and pipework fabrication techniques for domestic areas
  •  TEKmation Training Institute, Cape Town  
    Course duration: 16 weeks

    Course content
    -Read, Interpret and Produce Engineering Drawings & Sketches.
    -Cut and Thread GMS Pipe.
    -Repair and Maintain GMS Pipe.
    -Cut and Bend Copper Pipe.
    -Repair and Maintain Existing Copper Pipe.
    -Recognition of Below Ground Drainage System.
    -Determine and Transferring of Levels.
    -Excavation of Trenches and Assuring.
    -Install a Below Ground Drainage System.
    -Install and Maintain Sub Soil Stack.
    -Install a Bath.
    -Induction to Tekmation.
    -Occupational Safety.
    -Basic First aid.
    -Select, Use and Care For Engineering Hand Tools.
    -Select, Use and Care For Engineering Workshop Tools.
    -Hand Skills - Grind Tools and Drill Bits
  •  INTEC College, Cape Town  
    1. Applying Basic Plumbing Principles
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent, or relevant work experience (2 years).

    2. Installing & Maintaining Drainage Systems
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent, or relevant work experience (2 years).


    3. Preparing & Maintaining Plumbing Works
    Duration: 12 months

    Minimum entry requirement:
    Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent, or relevant work experience (2 years).
  •  SA Mining and Operator Training College , Rustenburg  
    Course content

    (i) Structured Wall Pipe 7 Fitting

    (ii) Type of Water Meter

    (iii) Inspection of Pipes

    (iv) Symbols

    (v) Theory

    (vi) Safety

    (vii) Drain and Manholes

    (viii) Verification Valve

    (ix) Drawing Civil



    Course duration: 4 weeks
  •  Abakholwe Community Developers (PTY) Ltd, Polokwane  
    Admission criteria
    -Grade 10 with the intention to follow Building and Civil Engineering studies and or to become artisans.
    -Applicants have to pass admission / placement test to be admitted.

    Course content
    -Building Science
    -Workshop Practice
    -Trade Theory
    -Building Drawing
    -Maths
  •  Africa Skills Private College, George  
    Entry requirements

    (i) Grade 9/10 to N1

    (ii) N1/Grade 11/12 to N


    Course content

    (i) Mathematics (Compulsory)

    (ii) Plumbers Theory (Compulsory)

    (iii) Building science

    (iv) Building drawing
  •  Northlink College, Cape Town   
    Entry requirements: Grade 9 or equivalent qualification
  •  Shalom Technical College, Johannesburg  
  •  Monster Plumbing College, Cape Town  
  •  Vuwa College of Safety, Pretoria  
  •  Forek Institute of Technology, Mbombela   
  •  Boland College, Stellenbosch  
  •  Goldfields TVET College, Welkom  
  •  Alisha Training Consultants , Pretoria  
  •  Coastal KZN TVET College, Durban   




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