Domestic Plumbing and Heating Installer Online Course

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£415 inc VAT
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Study method
Online, self-paced
25 hours
Access to content
365 days
No formal qualification
25 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students


Learn to reach your full potential by taking our Domestic Plumbing and Heating Installer Online Course and leap up the career ladder of your choice

You can become quickly skilled in the field by enrolling in this bestselling course and stand proudly above applicants and candidates as you impress your future employer.

Domestic Plumbing and Heating Installer Online Course has been especially designed by industry experts and specialists to rapidly coach learners just like you and help you succeed in your ambitions. We are committed to support you all the way and our dedicated staff will be available 24/7 to answer any queries or resolve technical problems. The learning modules are small but intensive and crafted to help you gain the maximum knowledge in the minimum time.

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  • Opportunity to boost your CV/Resume with IAO & CPD accredited qualification
  • Student ID card with amazing discounts — completely for FREE!
  • Instant results upon completion of each assessment
  • Certificates available in both PDF and hard copy format
  • Interactive, high-quality course content with 24/7 online access
  • Full tutor support and learning assistance included


25 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Certification Service

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Course Curriculum

This Domestic Plumbing and Heating Installer Online Course is designed with the following modules:

***Domestic Plumbing and Heating Installer Online Course***

Module 1: Principles of Effective Plumbing Systems

  • Water supply goals
  • Liquid waste disposal goals
  • Plumbing Goals

Module 2: Plumbing System

  • Know Your Plumbing System
  • Supply systems
  • Drainage systems
  • Water system jargon buster
  • The Domestic Plumbing System (US Standard)
  • The supply side: Water comes in
  • Drain, waste, and vent: Water goes out
  • The main stack
  • Traps
  • Vents
  • Septic systems: Don’t mess with them!

Module 3: Know the Basic Components

  • Pipes
  • Supply Tubes
  • Supply Fittings
  • Drain and Vent Fittings

Module 4: UK Standards for Plumbing

  • What you need to do
  • What is an approved plumber?
  • What happens next?
  • Water Supply Regulations
  • Bidet
  • General Requirements
  • Notification

Module 5: Plumbing Tools

  • Pipe cutters
  • Telescopic tube cutter
  • Adjustable spanner
  • Adjustable pipe wrench
  • Slip joint pliers
  • Mole grips
  • Blowlamp and gas
  • Pipe bender
  • Plunger
  • Hacksaw
  • Junior hack saw
  • Spirit levels (large, medium and small)
  • Allen keys
  • Pipe deburred
  • Drain rods and accessories
  • Soldering pad
  • Radiator key
  • Radiator spanner
  • Sabre saw
  • Long-nosed pliers
  • Magnetic level
  • Gas meter box key
  • Stubby screwdriver
  • Long Philips head screwdriver
  • Tape measure
  • Knee pads
  • Stop cock key
  • Stanley knife
  • Claw hammer
  • Torch
  • Open-ended spanner set
  • File set
  • Bucket
  • Pressure tester
  • Inspection camera
  • Cordless combi drill
  • Jigsaw
  • Circular saw
  • SDS drill
  • Pipe freezer spray
  • Angle grinder
  • Immersion heater spanner
  • Basin spanner

Module 6: Domestic Cold Water System

  • Cold Water System Components
  • Types of Cold Water System
  • The direct system of cold water
  • Pipe sizes for the direct system
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the direct system
  • The indirect system of cold water supply
  • Pipe sizes for the indirect system
  • Cold water systems in larger dwellings and high-rise properties
  • Cold water systems in multi-storey buildings
  • Direct boosting systems
  • Direct boosting to a drinking water header and duplicate storage cisterns
  • Indirect boosting to a storage cistern
  • Indirect boosting with a pressure vessel
  • The system layout features of cold water systems fed from private water supplies
  • Pumped supply with pressure control
  • Pumped supply with level control

Module 7: Central Heating Systems

  • The Boiler
  • The boiler size
  • Type of fuel
  • SAP rating
  • Types of boiler
  • Other components of the central heating system
  • Fitting the components together to make Central Heating Systems
  • Open vented system layout
  • Sealed central heating system layout
  • Sealed system using a combination boiler

Module 8: Hot Water System

  • The types of hot water supply systems used in dwellings
  • Domestic hot water system installation
  • Choosing the right hot water system
  • Centralised systems
  • Open vented hot water storage systems
  • Direct open vented hot water storage systems
  • Indirect open vented hot water storage system
  • Factors affecting hot water type selection
  • Key point
  • Gas-fired instantaneous multi-point hot water heaters
  • Gas or oil fired combination boilers

Assessment Process

Once you have finished the learning stages in the course, your abilities will be assessed by an automated multiple-choice question session, after which you will receive the results immediately.

Showcase Your Accomplishment of New Skills: Get a Certification of Completion

Upon passing the assessment, you will receive proper certification that is accredited by IAO and CPD and universally accepted. You can order your certificate at a cost of £10 for PDF and £29 for hardcopy certificate or both for £34

Who is this course for?

The Domestic Plumbing and Heating Installer Online Course has been professionally-designed for motivated learners who are looking to add a new skill to their CV and stand head and shoulders above the competition. Learn the latest industry-specific information with the Domestic Plumbing and Heating Installer Online Course.

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We only ask that all students have a passion for learning and literacy, and be over the age of 16.

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What does study method mean?

Study method describes the format in which the course will be delivered. At courses are delivered in a number of ways, including online courses, where the course content can be accessed online remotely, and classroom courses, where courses are delivered in person at a classroom venue.

What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

What is a ‘regulated qualification’?

A regulated qualification is delivered by a learning institution which is regulated by a government body. In England, the government body which regulates courses is Ofqual. Ofqual regulated qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), which can help students understand how different qualifications in different fields compare to each other. The framework also helps students to understand what qualifications they need to progress towards a higher learning goal, such as a university degree or equivalent higher education award.

What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.


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