We've noticed this is not your region.
Redirect me to my region
What do you want to learn today?

Diploma in Plumbing Studies

Online Free Online Course by  Alison
Online / Free Online Course



The Diploma in Plumbing Studies is a free online course which is designed for anyone who wants to learn about modern-day plumbing. Plumbers are responsible for installing safe and efficient plumbing systems, which reduces the spread of diseases and improves sanitation. In order to do this, a sound understanding of plumbing pipes, tools, and materials; knowledge of the trade and the current practices it promotes is an essential requirement. Divided into two sections, the first section of the course begins with an introduction to plumbing, where a brief history of plumbing from the ancient to the modern times is discussed. This is followed by topics such as safety practices, hazard communication, plumbing tools, and drawings. The second section of the course looks into the materials that are used to make plumbing pipes and fixtures. It discusses the features and the advantages as well as the disadvantages of using materials such as plastic, cast iron, carbon steel. This section also covers the topics on drainage systems and water distribution systems. This free online Diploma course will be of great interest to professionals who want to learn about plumbing. Learners who are interested in knowing how plumbing systems work and the advancements made in the trade will also benefit from the information provided in the course. 


To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.


Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Recognize the importance of plumbing as a profession; - List the typical skill set of a plumber; - Discuss the personal protective equipment, the safety signs, and the basic tool safety practices adopted and used by plumbers on a job site; - Describe the various types of tools used for measuring and layout, leveling, cutting, drilling, assembling, and holding pipes and fittings; - State the various types of drawings used by plumbers; - Explain the advantages and the disadvantages of using materials such as plastic, copper, cast iron, carbon steel, and CSST for plumbing pipes and fittings; - List the major components of a drainage system; - Cite the health issues related to the improper installation and maintenance of DWV systems; - Outline the water purification process in water treatment plants.


Module 1: The Plumbing Profession
Module 2: Plumbing Safety
Module 3: Hazard Communication
Module 4: Basic Tool Safety and Working Environment
Module 5: Plumbing Tools
Module 6: Plumbing Math
Module 7: Plumbing Drawings
Module 8: Diploma in Plumbing First Assessment
Module 9: Plastic Pipes and Fittings
Module 10: Copper Pipes and Fittings
Module 11: Cast-Iron Pipes and Fittings
Module 12: Carbon Steel Pipes and Fittings
Module 13: Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST)
Module 14: Fixtures and Faucets
Module 15: Drain, Waste, Vent (DWV) Systems
Module 16: Water Distribution Systems
Module 17: Diploma in Plumbing Second Assessment
Module 18: Diploma in Plumbing Final Assessment
Be the first to write a review about this event.
Write a Review

Welcome to ALISON – a five million-strong, global online learning community, filled with free, high-quality resources to help you develop essential, certified workplace skills.

Whether you are seeking a new job, a promotion, a college place or starting a new business, ALISON empowers you to improve your economic and personal circumstances, and through you, that of the community you live in.

New skills and knowledge makes you a more valuable employee, whether working for yourself, for an employer, or future employer. With today’s workplace changing faster than ever, it is essential everyone keeps learning new and updating old skills to remain or become competitive in the workplace. ALISON is for anyone taking their first step to a new or better job. ALISON is as individual as you are.

Sending Message
Please wait...
× × Speedycourse.com uses cookies to deliver our services. By continuing to use the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies, Privacy Policy, and our Terms & Conditions.