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Plumbing Skills Training Course


Nearly everyone has been in a situation that called for a plumber – and nearly everyone will agree on how important it is to have a plumber who is skilled, attentive, and qualified to perform their duties.

As more and more people become homeowners, the demand for skilled workers with plumbing knowledge will increase exponentially. With this IRES plumbing training course, participants will gain an understanding of the skills needed to compete in the plumbing trade.


5 Days


  • People interested in learning about plumbing for general DIY
  • Professionals looking to expand their knowledge on the plumbing system
  • Plumbers 
  • DIY enthusiast
  • Contractors
  • Pipefitters 
  • Construction workers


At the end of this IRES training course, you will learn:

  • Basic Plumbing
  • Hydraulic Principles
  • Plumbing Fittings
  • Plumbing Repairs
  • Drains & Vents
  • Dealing with Valves, taps, cisterns


  • Understand domestic plumbing systems
  • Understanding fittings, traps, waste products, etc. and their suitable uses, terminology and jargon used.
  • Understand different showers available, there suitability for different systems and how to install different showers.
  • Understanding different systems, open vented, sealed systems. Gravity, hot water and pumped heating. Summer valve system, Y-plan system and S-plan system. Combination and condensing boilers.
  • Identify and understand the operation of the integral parts of a central heating system.
  • INSTALL a Y-plan / S-plan pipework and components
  • Know how to drain, fill and pressurize a system.
  • Remove and refit radiators
  • Plumbing and gas fitting skills
  • Fitting bathroom interiors


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817,+254 (020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 30th September 2019.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 07-10-2019
Event End Date 11-10-2019
Cut off date 30-09-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 75,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 1,000
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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