Plumbing Short Course

Plumbing Short Course (SPL) is offered as a CERTIFICATE course examined by Uwezo College. A certificate of completion is issued upon completion of this course. For more information about this course, use the tabs below to navigate.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum Grade D- in KCSE



Duration: 3 Months

Delivery Method: Online

Fee Structure

Course Fee Breakdown

Trimester 1

Registration FeeKES 1,000.00
E-Learning FeeKES 1,000.00
Examination and Certification FeeKES 1,000.00
Tuition FeeKES 27,000.00
Total: KES 30,000.00

Other Mandatory Course Requirements

Course Units/Overview

  • Pipe Fitting Techniques
  • PPC and PVR Systems
  • Plumbing Maintenance
  • Drainage System Installation
  • Hot and Cold Water Installation

Trimester 1
SPL101Certificate In Plumbing Basics

Course Description

Plumbing Short Course is a course under the Building and Constuction Technology Department of Uwezo College that is carefully designed and dedicated to imparting comprehensive skills in various aspects of plumbing work while prioritizing safety measures and maintenance practices. This immersive 3-month program covers pipe fitting, PPC (Plastic Pressure Piping), PVR (Pressure Vacuum Breaker) systems, drainage systems, and hot and cold water installation, with a strong focus on safety protocols.

Minimum Requirement:

Prospective students are required to have a keen interest in plumbing and a basic educational background.

Course Modules:

  • Pipe Fitting Techniques: Learning safe and efficient pipe installation methods.
  • PPC and PVR Systems: Implementing plastic pressure piping and pressure vacuum breaker systems while adhering to safety standards.
  • Plumbing Maintenance: Prioritizing safety during troubleshooting and routine maintenance on plumbing systems.
  • Drainage System Installation: Emphasizing safety measures in installing and maintaining drainage systems.
  • Hot and Cold Water Installation: Implementing safety protocols for hot and cold water distribution systems.

Throughout the course, students engage in practical workshops, demonstrations, and theoretical sessions focusing not only on technical skills but also on safety procedures and maintenance practices. They learn to identify and mitigate potential hazards, follow safety guidelines, troubleshoot issues, and ensure compliance with plumbing codes and standards.

Successful completion of the Short Course in Plumbing equips individuals not only with diverse plumbing skills but also with a strong understanding of safety protocols and maintenance practices. Graduates emerge ready for entry-level positions in the plumbing industry with a strong safety-oriented mindset.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates can explore roles such as Safety-Focused Plumbing Assistant, Maintenance Technician, Pipe Fitter, or Drainage System Installer in plumbing firms, construction companies, or maintenance services.

Enroll in Uwezo College's Short Course in Plumbing to gain expertise in various aspects of plumbing work with a paramount emphasis on safety and maintenance. Join us to acquire the necessary skills and safety mindset to excel in the dynamic field of plumbing installation and maintenance.

Course Instructor(s)


Examining Body

Uwezo College


What are the requirements for registration/admission as a student?

  1. KCSE result slip or certificate or Equivalent
  2. National ID Card or Birth certificate
  3. Email Address

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