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The Fundamentals of Plumbing

The Fundamentals of Plumbing


The Fundamentals of Plumbing course at CTS College offers a practical and cost-effective solution for homeowners facing plumbing issues. With the awareness that problems often arise at inconvenient times, this 'Do-It-Yourself' programme empowers individuals to handle simple repairs independently, saving on repair costs.

The course is carefully crafted to provide participants with the skills and knowledge needed for basic plumbing tasks in a safe and secure manner. Covering popular plumbing projects around homes and offices, the programme ensures a comprehensive understanding of fundamental plumbing concepts. Whether it's a leaky faucet or a clogged drain, participants gain confidence and competence in addressing common plumbing challenges through this practical and informative course.


Upon completion of this programme, students would:

  • Understand plumbing theory, safety and codes
  • Learn proper techniques in the plumbing of basic equipment in the home e.g. water tanks, pumps, water filters, kitchen sinks, etc.


Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Short duration - can be completed in only 4 weeks with 2 classes per week
  • Competitive rates with flexible payment plans
  • Experienced lecturer with excellent student support
  • Face-to-Face classes with hands-on training
  • Support group via WhatsApp with the lecturer, programme manager and students

Target Audience

This course is perfect for:

  • Persons desirous of learning a new skill
  • Home owners
  • Persons who supervise contractors
  • The "Do-It-Yourselfers'
  • Persons interested in becoming plumbers

Entry Requirements

No prior experience or qualifications are required for enrolment in this course – all are welcome to join and learn.

Course Content

The following would be covered in this course:

  • Water connection from WASA mains
  • Residential piping
  • Water tanks and filters
  • Water pumps
  • Water closets
  • Face basins
  • Kitchen sinks and taps
  • Shower enclosures
  • Bath tubs
  • Water heaters
  • Septic tanks
  • Plumbing components
  • Plumbing drawings/schematics
  • Electrical hazards and safety

Note: This programme is competency based and the majority of time will be devoted to practical work.


Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Saturday 08:00 am to 12:00 pm 5 weeks 20 hours $1,200.00 Mr. Anderson Antoine

Session - Saturday (08:00 am to 12:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2024 - Cycle 1 - Face to Face (Saturdays) Saturday, February 3, 2024 Saturday, March 9, 2024
2024 - Cycle 2 - Face to Face (Saturdays) Saturday, March 23, 2024 Saturday, April 27, 2024
2024 - Cycle 3 - Face to Face (Saturdays) Saturday, May 25, 2024 Saturday, June 22, 2024
2024 - Cycle 4 - Face to Face (Saturdays) Saturday, July 27, 2024 Saturday, August 24, 2024
2024 - Cycle 5 - Face to Face (Saturdays) Saturday, September 28, 2024 Saturday, October 26, 2024

Delivery Mode

Face-to-Face Classes

This course will be delivered via face-to-face classes. As such, students who have enrolled in the course would be expected to attend the classes at the designated location.

Additional Info


Students would be required to complete the following assessment(s) for this course:

  • Weekly practical assignments (based on course content)
  • Written exam
  • Final practical assignment


In order to receive the CTS College certificate of completion or participation for this course, students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes and pay any outstanding fees. Where applicable, students who do not meet the necessary assessment requirements, but attended the required amount of classes would receive a CTS College certificate of participation.

Certificates would be provided in digital format which would allow students to access, print and share their certificates 24/7 on demand. For more information on our digital certificates please click here.


Tools required for this course would be provided by CTS College for in-class use.

Dress Code

For safety purposes, students are required to adhere to the following dress code:

  • Closed toe shoes (flat)
  • Clear safety glasses
  • Long pants
  • No sleeveless clothing
  • Gloves

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Fees & Payment


This course is offered at the affordable price of $1,200. In order to start the course, students must pay a minimum of 50% before the first class.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where the initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the duration of the course. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

Payment Methods

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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Student Support


At CTS College, we believe in crafting an extraordinary student experience. This is why we have selected Mr. Sherwin Brathwaite to facilitate the Fundamentals of Plumbing course. Mr. Brathwaite not only imparts knowledge, but creates a learning experience where students feel valued and appreciated. He is also committed to shaping a transformative learning journey and creating an educational adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

Mr. Sherwin Brathwaite has been an educator for the last 22 years. His passion for teaching is evident in his ability to teach at all levels of the education system including Primary and Secondary levels within the Ministry of Education.

Mr. Brathwaite holds a BSc. in Educational Services with special emphasis in Physical Education. He attended John Donaldson Technical Institute where he was awarded a Craftsman's Diploma in Plumbing. He has over 15 years' experience in the field of plumbing and is a License Sanitary Constructor (LSC) - awarded by the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA). He brings a wealth of experience in practical plumbing and has worked on many projects including the Ministry of Education's Early Childhood Care and Education Centre.

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this course. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Mr. Matthew Christian
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 720-2939 / (868) 740-9095

E-mail: Certifications@CTSCollege.com

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