Plumbing

We’re looking forward to you starting at Blackburn College and can’t wait to meet you when the time is right. In the meantime, we know you’ll be excited about starting a College course and thought may like to explore some different activities.

Our team have put together some activities that you can try right now!

Why not have a go in preparation for your College course?

These activities all involve you looking and thinking about your own house!

Task 1

Take a look around your house. How many plumbing circuits can you find?

Task 2

Have a look at your boiler. Can you find the boiler energy output. What is it?

Task 3

Where does your cold water come from? If there is a storage tank in the loft I’ts an indirect system. If it comes from a pipe at ground level it’s a direct feed system. Which type does your house have?

Task 4

There are different materials used for plumbing pipework in homes today. How many different pipes does your house use?

Task 5

Watch this clip, his is a typical installation you will be able to complete within a few months of starting your course.

 

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