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Course Objectives:

  1. This course is specially designed to provide technical knowledge and skills to cope with the requirement of Plumbing and Pipefitting’s occupation of the job sector. The course will be implemented to ensure at least 80% of total contact hours on practical/hands on skills training or practice and 20% trade/occupations related theory including OHS and soft modules;

  2. The course is designed to enable trainees to acquire a range of technical and vocational, practical, personal and organizational skills valued and utilized both within and beyond the workplace;

  3. The course is designed to meet the required competencies of the occupations needed in the labor market in and outside the country

Course Outline

Name of the Course Duration of Course Entry Qualification
General Electrician

Total Duration = 3 months/468 hours.

1.    Generic Skills =32 hours

2.    Occupation Specific Knowledge(trade theory) = 45 hours

3.    Occupation Specific Knowledge (practical/demonstration) = 307 hours

4.    Evaluation = 84 hours

1. Age minimum = PKSF will determine.


2. Education = PKSF will determine.

 Requirement of Competencies for the Targeted Occupations in the job market.

  • Assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes.

  • Review blueprints, building plans, building regulations, product information and specifications to determine work details and procedures (e.g. sequence of pipe installations, to plan around obstructions such as electrical wiring).

  • Select sizes and types of equipment and materials.

  • Locate and mark http://clashroyaleboom.com the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes and fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers and levels.

  • Measure, cut, thread and bend pipe to required angle, using different techniques and hand and power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading and pipe-bending machines.

  • Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using materials such as couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, and techniques such as soldering, brazing and welding.

  • Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances and fixtures (e.g. sinks, toilets, dishwashers, heating and cooling systems, gas appliances, water tanks), e.g. using hand and power tools.

  • Maintain and repair plumbing systems.

  • Check the work (e.g. by filling pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks) and repair and correct faults.

  • Keep records of assignments and produce detailed work reports.

  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

  • Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services.