Course Type: Part Time

Basic DIY Plumbing

This 6-week course will give you the skills and knowledge needed to undertake simple repairs in your own home. You'll cover:

- Simple repairs to pipes and fittings

- How to stop a leaking tap

- How to change washers

- How a water system works

- Tools of the trade

- Staying safe

This training is accredited: NOCN Level 1 Award in Skills for Employment, Training and Personal Development (QCF).

Start Date & Times

Monday 19th February, 6-9pm


6 weeks.


Free, thanks to funding from the European Social Fund.


Skills Academy for Construction, Eighth Avenue, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, NE11 0JL



Complete the short application form on this page and we'll be in touch.


*Please note:

This course will run subject to suitable student numbers. To be eligible for free training you must be over 16 years old, live in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland or County Durham and have the right to live and work in the UK. Documentation evidence is required at enrolment in order to access this free programme. 

This course is for DIY repairs to your own home and will not equip you with the skills or qualifications needed to be a professional plumber.

Part of the Go>Grow programme, this course is completely FREE thanks to funding from the European Social Fund. You are entitled to this funding if you are a Northumberland, County Durham and Tyne and Wear resident, over 16 years old and have the right to live and work in the UK