Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Plumbing Skill Development Course 

Course Duration: 1 Year (Part-Time)

Course Overview: This 1-year part-time skill development course in Plumbing is designed to provide comprehensive training to Indian students in plumbing techniques and practices. The course aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for self-employment and a successful career in the plumbing industry. It covers a wide range of topics, including tools, materials, safety, and hands-on practical training.

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide an extensive understanding of plumbing principles and techniques.
  2. To teach students how to use plumbing tools and equipment proficiently.
  3. To enable students to work with various types of pipes, fittings, and fixtures.
  4. To ensure students can conduct plumbing tests accurately and safely.
  5. To prioritize safety measures and professional ethics in plumbing work.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Lectures: In-depth theoretical sessions to explain plumbing concepts.
  • Practical Workshops: Hands-on plumbing exercises and demonstrations.
  • Assignments: Real-world plumbing tasks to enhance skills.
  • Project Work: Implementing plumbing techniques in practical scenarios.
  • Simulation Exercises: Disaster management and first aid simulations.
  • Safety Training: Training on safety practices and equipment.
  • Communication Workshops: English-speaking and soft skills development.
  • Group Discussions: Encouraging interaction and problem-solving.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • Plumbing is an essential trade with a constant demand for skilled professionals.
  • Self-employment potential through freelance plumbing services.
  • In-demand skills for ensuring efficient water supply and drainage systems.
  • Enhanced communication, safety, and soft skills for career advancement.


Module 1: Introduction to Plumbing

  • Overview of L&T/ECCG (Larsen & Toubro/Engineering Construction & Contracts Group)
  • Introduction to the Plumbing Trade
  • Trade Glossary
  • Tools and Equipment in Plumbing

Module 2: Documentation and Record-Keeping

  • Glossary of Terms
  • Basic Engineering Drawing/Sketches
  • Information Sheets and Job Cards
  • Time Sheets
  • Record Book/Log Book
  • Store Requisition

Module 3: Basic Materials

  • Galvanized Pipes
  • Cast Iron Pipes
  • PVC Pipes
  • SW (Soil and Waste) Pipes
  • Fittings and Fixtures
  • Solder/Lead

Module 4: Plumbing Techniques

  • Pipe Cutting, Joining, and Sealing
  • Pipe Fittings and Fixtures Installation
  • Leak Detection and Repair
  • Water Testing
  • Pressure Testing
  • Smoke Testing
  • Ball Testing

Module 5: Safety and Health

  • Health and Safety Practices
  • Eye Protection
  • Hand and Foot Protection
  • Overall Personal Safety
  • Safe Moving, Lifting, Carrying, and Stacking
  • Working at Heights (Ladders/Scaffold)
  • Electrical Safety

Module 6: Practical Workshops

  • Hands-on Plumbing Exercises and Projects

Module 7: Communication and Soft Skills

  • Communicative Skills in English
  • Functional Grammar
  • Spoken English
  • Attitude and Grooming
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Self Confidence
  • Leadership Skills

Module 8: Professional Ethics

  • Ethics in Plumbing Work
  • Client Relations and Service Excellence

Course Evaluation:

  • Continuous Assessment through Assignments and Practical Tasks
  • Final Practical Examination
  • Soft Skills Assessment

Please note that the course contents can be modified based on learner requirements or specific location preferences. This syllabus ensures students receive comprehensive training in plumbing, enhancing their self-employment prospects and career growth opportunities in the plumbing industry.

Read More



Back to top