This course takes duration of two years and trainees shall acquire basic Arch and Gas Welding skills plus some other allied trades such as Sheet Metal Works. First Craft plumbing graduates are in high demand, and can often find employment opportunities in construction companies or can work as a plumbing/mechanical services maintenance technician. The students taking this course shall acquire the skills in the following areas: Water supply, Sewerage disposal, Maintenance of systems that supply and dispose water, Arch and Gas Welding, Installation of sanitary appliances, basic costing of plumbing works.
For students taking this course, industrial training is mandatory with the help of the tutor. This has to be done in every year of study.
Note: There is an enrolment limit for this course.
The entry requirement for this course shall be holders of Uganda Certificate of Education or Uganda Junior Technical Certificate or Community Polytechnic Certificate of Education or a degree or diploma in any a specialised field.