Duration: 1 MONTH

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Plumber (Skill Development Course)

Duration: 1 Month (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  • Equip students with essential plumbing skills and knowledge.
  • Familiarize students with plumbing tools, materials, and safety practices.
  • Develop proficiency in plumbing techniques, including pipe installation and fixture installation.
  • Prepare students for self-employment opportunities and career growth in the plumbing industry.
  • Promote awareness of health and safety practices in plumbing work.

Course Overview: This 1-month part-time Plumber Skill Development Course is designed to provide Indian students with the fundamental skills required to excel in the plumbing industry. The curriculum covers various aspects of plumbing, from tools and materials to safety practices and practical installations. The course is adaptable to accommodate learners with different levels of prior knowledge and can be customized to meet specific learner or location needs.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • Classroom Instruction: Theory and concepts related to plumbing.
  • Hands-On Practical Training: Students will engage in plumbing tasks under supervision.
  • Safety Training: Emphasis on health and safety practices during plumbing work.
  • Demonstrations: Instructors will demonstrate plumbing techniques.
  • Group Activities: Collaborative learning and problem-solving.
  • Workshop Sessions: Practical experience in a plumbing workshop.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • Graduates of this course will possess valuable plumbing skills, in demand for various construction and maintenance projects.
  • It provides the foundation for self-employment opportunities as students can establish their plumbing businesses.
  • Offers potential for career growth in the plumbing sector, which is vital for infrastructure development in India.

Course Contents:

Module 1: Introduction to Tools & Equipment

  • Hand tools of the trade
  • Stock and dies
  • Pipe vice
  • Bench vice
  • Blow lamp stove
  • Ferrule machine
  • Bending machine

Module 2: Documentation and Basic Materials

  • Glossary of plumbing terms
  • Basic engineering drawings/sketches
  • Info sheets/job cards
  • Time sheets
  • Record book/log book
  • Store requisition
  • Basic plumbing materials: galvanized pipes, cast iron pipes, PVC pipes, SW pipes, fittings, fixtures, solder/lead

Module 3: Testing and Safety

  • Water test
  • Pressure test
  • Smoke test
  • Ball test
  • Health and Safety
  • Eye, hand, and foot protection
  • Overall personal safety
  • Safe moving, lifting, carrying, and stacking
  • Working at heights (ladders/scaffold)
  • Electrical safety

Module 4: Practice Modules

  • Taps & Valves
  • Cutting, threading, and bending GI Pipes
  • Jointing and assembling GI Pipes
  • PVC Pipe Bending
  • PVC Jointing
  • S.W. Pipe laying/jointing
  • Cast Iron Cutting/Jointing
  • Alkathene flanging/jointing
  • Making service connections
  • Connecting house sewer to the main
  • Fixing sanitary fixtures
  • Installing water pumps and connecting supply pipes

Module 5: Skill Consolidation Installation Work Project

  • Students will work on real-world plumbing projects to consolidate their skills and knowledge gained throughout the course.

Note: The course content can be tailored to meet specific learner requirements or regional variations.

Upon successful completion of this Plumber Skill Development Course, students will have the expertise and practical skills required to pursue a fulfilling career in plumbing or start their own self-employment ventures in the plumbing industry. This course offers a strong foundation for individuals seeking opportunities in India's growing construction and infrastructure sectors.

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