Plumbing Technology Program

Why Attend

Plumbing Technology is a comprehensive reference course that approaches plumbing from a practical standpoint. It offers detailed methods for the design and maintenance of modern plumbing systems. Plumbing Technology will provide you with a thorough analysis of the various aspects of a plumbing system. This unique course also offers detailed examples of the practical information needed for the installation and maintenance of both residential and commercial plumbing systems.

Course Methodology

The course is highly interactive. Participants will be involved in exercises, individual and group presentations, and will work on several case studies.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  •  Size a system correctly
  •  Prepare estimates
  •  Evaluate the cost of plumbing systems
  • Prepare detailed specifications
  • Supervise the installation of a plumbing system
  • Develop thorough maintenance instructions

Target Audience

This course is aimed at personnel involved in the management, operation, and maintenance of buildings.  Some ideal participants include but are not limited to plumbing professionals, commercial managers, procurement managers, facilities management, quality managers, building managers, leasing managers, maintenance managers, asset managers, sustainability managers, and project managers

Target Competencies

  • maintenance planning
  • maintenance strategy
  • building services system design
  • Basic electricity
  • Gray water technologies
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Potable water systems
  • Water-intensive appliances


South Africa

Training Dates:

Each course starts every Monday of each week. Please book your training on a date that is a Monday.

Course Duration:

Unit Standard:

NQF Level:

Number of Credits:

Course Fees

Note: Please fill in the online application form on the left or bottom if this page to receive a quotation with detailed pricing from AATICD.

How to Apply:

To Apply Simply Fill in the Online Enquiries / Applications form on the Right Sidebar or Bottom of this website


When filling the online application form; please take note of your desired Training Month, Duration in Weeks and Training Session. This will give us the exact dates you will be attending your classes.

Also note that Tuition Fees must be paid upfront on or before training start date. This is to ensure that all resources are made availabe for you before you start. You will not be allowed into training if fees are not paid and verified.

Also note that Tuition Fees Cancellations must be made 14 business working days before the starting date of training. This will allow us to do a 50% refund of the total amount paid. If cancellations are made thereafter note that no refund will be made to delegates.

Tuition Fees include teas and lunch as well as either a laptop or tablet which a delegate will take home free of charge.

Tuition Fee DOES NOT include Accommodation, Dinners and other Extra Curricular Activities or Incidentals. Delegates are expected to fund this on their own. AATICD will not be held accountable for any incidents to delegates.

In-House Trainings are also available for 3 or more delegates for any duration. Please consult with our Administration for such In-House training bookings.

Course Outline

  • History of Plumbing
  • Codes and Standards
  • The Properties of Water and Hydraulics
  • Project Bidding
  •  Plumbing Fixtures
  • Energy Conservation
  • Water Supply and Demand
  • Hot Water Supply
  • Drainage System
  • Vent System
  • Private Sewage Treatment Systems
  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • Storm Drainage
  • Symbols and Abbreviations
  •  Positive Suction Head, Friction of Water,
  • Friction Losses in Pipe Fittings, Corresponding Pressure Table
  •  Rates of Rainfall for Various Cities
  •  Plumbing Terminology
  •  Sample Plumbing Project
  •  Unit and Conversion Factors
  • Sample Specification
  • Fundamentals of Plumbing and Construction
  • Drainage and Sanitary Systems


  • Blueprints
  • Heating, Gas and Water Systems
  • Pipe Fitting and Assembly Course
  • Plumbing Codes Course
  • Safety (Personal and Site)
  • SI Units / Plumbing Calculations
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Materials and Components
  • Fixing and Fastening
  • Pumps
  • Steel Metal Weathering
  • Hard Soldering / Brazing
  • Drainage Systems
  • Sanitary Appliances
  • Maintenance Works Services
  • Interpretation of Drawings
  • Welding of plastics