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My Revision Notes: City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Plumbing (8202-25) (Paperback): Stephen Lane My Revision Notes: City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Plumbing (8202-25) (Paperback)
Stephen Lane
R448 R409 Discovery Miles 4 090 Save R39 (9%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Unlock your full potential with this revision guide that will guide you through the content and skills you need to succeed in the City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Plumbing (8202). - Plan your own revision and focus on the areas you need to revise with key content summaries and revision activities for every topic - Understand key terms you will need for the exam with user-friendly definitions and a glossary - Breakdown and apply scientific and mathematic principles with clear worked examples - Use the exam tips to clarify key points and avoid making typical mistakes - Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it - Get ready for the exam with tips on approaching the paper, and sample exam questions ---- 'A great idea and a great addition for the students. It is difficult enough to encourage the students to do their own notes for revision but the My Revision Notes book is a very good start to the process and a means to them using the guidance in preparing for their exams.' -- Mike Line, Programme Manager Plumbing and Gas, Leicester College

The City & Guilds Textbook: Carpentry &  Joinery for the Level 1 Diploma (6706) (Paperback): Stephen Redfern, Stephen Jones The City & Guilds Textbook: Carpentry & Joinery for the Level 1 Diploma (6706) (Paperback)
Stephen Redfern, Stephen Jones
R854 R675 Discovery Miles 6 750 Save R179 (21%) Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Lay the foundation for a career as a carpenter or joiner with this highly illustrated and accessible book published in association with City & Guilds. Suitable for the 6706 Diploma, as well as other Level 1 carpentry and joinery qualifications, the book covers everything you need to kick-start your journey in the construction industry: the principles of construction, how to use hand and power tools, woodworking joints, fixings and ironmongery, and health and safety. - Study with confidence with content based on the latest industry standards. - Get ready for the workplace with 'Industry tips', 'Health and safety' reminders and 'Improve your maths/English' tasks. - Enhance your understanding of tools and key concepts in carpentry and joinery with clear and accurate technical drawings and step-by-step sequences. - Re-cap knowledge with 'Key terms' features and a detailed glossary. - Prepare for assessment with practice questions, practical tasks and activities. - Develop core skills with expert authors Stephen Jones and Stephen Redfern, who draw on their extensive teaching and industry experience.

Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Plumbing Candidate Handbook (Paperback): JTL Training JTL Level 3 NVQ/SVQ Plumbing Candidate Handbook (Paperback)
JTL Training JTL 1
R1,292 Discovery Miles 12 920 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Tried and trusted Heinemann format breaks down theory into manageable sections, with accessible language so learners don't get bogged down. New multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter prepare learners for the format and content of the GOLA tests, helping them to succeed in the real exams. Fully updated for 2010, with unit-by-unit coverage of the new specification, so learners have eveyrthnig they need in one textbook.

Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Plumbing Candidate Handbook 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition): JTL Training JTL Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Plumbing Candidate Handbook 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition)
JTL Training JTL 1
R1,079 Discovery Miles 10 790 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Tried and trusted Heinemann format breaks down theory into manageable sections, with accessible language so learners don't get bogged down. New multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter prepare learners for the format and content of the GOLA tests, helping them to succeed in the real exams. Fully updated for 2010, with unit-by-unit coverage of the new specification so that candidates have everything they need in one textbook.

Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma Carpentry and Joinery Candidate Handbook 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition): Kevin Jarvis Level 2 NVQ/SVQ Diploma Carpentry and Joinery Candidate Handbook 3rd Edition (Paperback, 3rd edition)
Kevin Jarvis
R1,001 Discovery Miles 10 010 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This handbook is fully aligned to the CAA diploma and covers all the content and learning outcomes, giving learners everything they need in a single textbook. Straightforward language and an attractive, accessible layout, help candidates to stay focused and get the information they need quickly and easily.

NVQ level 3 Diploma Gas Pathway Candidate handbook (Paperback): JTL Training JTL NVQ level 3 Diploma Gas Pathway Candidate handbook (Paperback)
JTL Training JTL
R1,183 Discovery Miles 11 830 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Suitable for gas operatives who have already qualified to refresh and update their skills. High-definition photographs and illustrations to assist with skills learning which reflect latest industry practices. Logical structure that minimises repetition so learners have clear access to the key content of the qualification. Progress checks for each learning outcome help learners to consolidate key information and plan revision when required. Mathematical and ICT skills are carefully explained so learners fully understand the technical requirements of the course. Problem-solving case studies put content into workplace context and prepare learners for real-life situations. Practical skills are presented in clear step-by-step procedural photos that help learners visualise safe preparation and working skills. Multiple choice knowledge checks at the end of chapters test what has just been learnt and prepare learners for assessment. Language is professional and appropriate for level 3 learners preparing them for the workplace.

Sanitary Plumbing Service in South Africa (Paperback, 3rd ed): B.H. Clark Sanitary Plumbing Service in South Africa (Paperback, 3rd ed)
B.H. Clark
R391 R345 Discovery Miles 3 450 Save R46 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

This work deals comprehensively with the engineering aspects of hot and cold water reticulation and sanitary plumbing above ground and drains below ground in South Africa.

Woodworking for Everyone (Paperback): Peter Alkema Woodworking for Everyone (Paperback)
Peter Alkema
R150 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Save R30 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
Plumbing Principles and Practice (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Syed Azizul Haq Plumbing Principles and Practice (Paperback, 2nd New edition)
Syed Azizul Haq
R1,128 Discovery Miles 11 280 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This book provides a complete introduction to plumbing services. It explains the principles and provides practical examples of the planning, design, installation and maintenance of the plumbing technologies applicable to single-storey buildings, skyscrapers and everything in between. The book begins with an introduction to plumbing technology, the trade and its evolution. Chapters then cover: Pipes, fittings and accessories and their installation and testing Pumps and pumping systems Hydraulic principles Hot and cold water supply systems Fixtures and appliances Sanitary and storm drainage systems Special concerns such as seismic issues, safety, security and the state of the art. Written and the figures drawn by a registered professional engineer and experienced teacher, this book is suitable for use on a wide range of courses from building services engineering, civil engineering, construction technology, plumbing services, environmental engineering, water engineering and architectural technology.

Zoom! How Cars Move (Paperback, 2nd edition): Jennifer Prior Zoom! How Cars Move (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Jennifer Prior
R197 R160 Discovery Miles 1 600 Save R37 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Let's take a spin in the fascinating world of cars! In this engaging nonfiction title, readers learn about cars of all kinds--from the Model T roadster to electronic cars--through automobile history, the innovative way automobiles changed the way people travel, and the parts cars need in order to work properly to ensure automobile safety and keep pollution down. With detailed images and diagrams, informational text, and compelling facts, readers will want to learn everything they can about cars!

BTEC Entry 3/Level 1 Construction Student Book (Paperback): John Murray-Smith, Simon Topliss BTEC Entry 3/Level 1 Construction Student Book (Paperback)
John Murray-Smith, Simon Topliss
R833 Discovery Miles 8 330 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Engage: Designed for the needs of Entry 3/Level 1 learners with a full-colour, spread-based approach, and topics broken into clear, bite-sized chunks to retain learners' attention. Lively activities, mini case studies and clear checklists and summaries help learners engage with - and remember - content. Achieve: Covers 11 units of the Level 1 specification - enough for a Diploma -and 3 Units of the Entry Level 3 specification - enough for an Award, giving learners all the content they need to help them achieve their qualification. Edexcel's own Assignment tips, written by BTEC experts, help learners to achieve their potential in assessments. Activities mapped to the assessment criteria in each unit, provide support and clear direction for learners, helping them to work towards the criteria. Progress: Prepares learners for employment with a focus on employability skills and definitions of key terms. Helps learners progress to BTEC Level 2 First by building their confidence with the style of BTEC qualifications.

Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide, 2e (Paperback, 2nd edition): R Woodson Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide, 2e (Paperback, 2nd edition)
R Woodson
R1,004 R783 Discovery Miles 7 830 Save R221 (22%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. APPLY NEW TIME- AND MONEY-SAVING SOLUTIONS TO RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL PLUMBING PROBLEMS Now updated with the latest plumbing methods, the Second Edition of The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide shows you how to solve many residential and commercial plumbing problems. From servicing toilets, sinks, and showers to repairing specialty fixtures, this hands-on resource uses numerous photographs, line drawings, and charts to illustrate the easiest, most effective troubleshooting techniques-presenting details on new equipment, materials, and working procedures. Filled with tip boxes, bullet lists, and handy tables to clarify all methods, The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide features: Solutions to all common residential and commercial plumbing problems New to this edition: cutting-edge coverage of sensor flushing devices and water conservation; handicap specifications, materials, and applications; pressure-balanced and temperaturebalanced valves; faucets, valves, and tub wastes; the latest spas and whirlpools; hands-free sensor faucet materials and methods; new ADA rules MAKE QUICK WORK OF EVERYDAY PLUMBING PROBLEMS Understanding the Art of Troubleshooting How Effective Troubleshooting Saves Time and Money Toilets Sinks and Lavs Bathtubs Showers Spas and Whirlpools Bidets Urinals Faucets and Valves Plumbing Appliances Waste-Water Pumps Specialty Fixtures Septic Tank Systems Drainage and Vent Systems

2009 International Plumbing Code Need to Know: The 20% of the Code You Need 80% of the Time (Paperback, Ed): R Woodson 2009 International Plumbing Code Need to Know: The 20% of the Code You Need 80% of the Time (Paperback, Ed)
R Woodson
R637 R508 Discovery Miles 5 080 Save R129 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. 2009 International Plumbing Code Essentials at Your Fingertips This handy resource delivers quick access to important international plumbing and septic code information. 2009 International Plumbing Code Need To Know explains and interprets the most common International Code Council requirements. Packed with illustrations, this essential tool brings together all the elements you need to design, estimate, and install plumbing systems and equipment. Save time and money, reduce errors, stay in compliance, and increase job site safety using this quick reference. 2009 International Plumbing Code Need To Know features: Clear explanations and interpretations of ICC plumbing and septic code Helpful trade tips Detailed visual references Inside this on-the-job guide Definitions * Administration * General Building Heights and Areas * Fixtures, Faucets, and Fixture Fittings * Water Heaters * Water Supply and Distribution * Sanitary Drainage Systems * Indirect and Special Wastes * Vents * Traps * Storm Drainage * Special Piping and Storage Systems * Recycling Gray Water * Using the Code in the Real World

Opportunities in Carpentry Careers (Paperback, Ed): Roger Sheldon Opportunities in Carpentry Careers (Paperback, Ed)
Roger Sheldon
R329 R270 Discovery Miles 2 700 Save R59 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Build a solid career in carpentry!. .

Get started in a career that has a promising future and is financially rewarding. "Opportunities in Carpentry Careers "provides you with a complete overview of the job possibilities, salary figures, and experience required to enter the field of carpentry.. .

This career-boosting book will help you: . Determine the focus that's right for you, from rough carpentry to finish work to any number of specialties . Acquire in-depth knowledge of the building industry . Find out what kind of salary you can expect. Understand the daily routine of your chosen field. Focus your job search using industry resources. . .

ENJOY A GREAT CAREER AS A:
. . general carpenter * lathing specialist * cabinetmaker * floor layer * millwright * pile driver. .

Level 1 NVQ/SVQ Diploma Brickwork Candidate Handbook (Paperback): Dave Whitten Level 1 NVQ/SVQ Diploma Brickwork Candidate Handbook (Paperback)
Dave Whitten
R915 Discovery Miles 9 150 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Fully aligned to the CAA Diploma covering all the content and learning outcomes, giving learners everything they need in a single textbook. Straightforward language and an attractive, accessible layout help learners to stay focused and get the information they need quickly and easily. Content is broken down into short easily-referenced segments so that learners get the content they need, presented in the style they like, helping them to stay motivated. Packed with engaging in-book features that prepare learners for assessment, provide working life context and enrich and reinforce learning.

Bricklaying (Paperback): Peter Cartwright Bricklaying (Paperback)
Peter Cartwright
R601 R491 Discovery Miles 4 910 Save R110 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

BRICKWORKING FROM “A-Z” . . .FOR NOVICES TO EXPERIENCED PROS

Whether you’re a homeowner wanting to do your own repairs, a trade apprentice seeking to sharpen your skills, or a veteran craftsman or contractor with years of experience, you’ll turn to this complete guide to bricklaying again and again. There is no more comprehensive or up-to-date reference available on the subject.

Written by a pro with over 25 years in the field, Bricklaying features:


* Over 560 technical drawings and diagrams illustrating technique and clear text that guides you every step of the way
* Skill-building projects with start-to-finish instructions
* Electricity and plumbing integration in brick construction
* Solutions and preventive methods for high-wind concerns in cavity brickwork
* Table for calculating how many bricks are needed for a job
* Brick design for handicapped
* Engineering properties
* Essential topics such as damp-proofing, repairing and carcking mortor, window and door cutting, cleaning brick, and much more

An insider’s guide to every facet of the world of brickwork.

Mastering Math for the Building Trades (Paperback, 2nd ed): James Gerhart Mastering Math for the Building Trades (Paperback, 2nd ed)
James Gerhart
R611 R491 Discovery Miles 4 910 Save R120 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Instant answers to any construction-related math question. In the office or out in the field, Mastering Math for the Building Trades, by James Gerhart gives you a perfect tool for accurately performing the calculations required in all the major building trades. Down-to-earth explanations, easy-to-memorize tips and tricks of the trade, worked examples, illustrations and tables make everyday number crunching easier, giving you the step-by-step help you need to complete estimates, meet deadlines, and satisfy new customers. Whether youre an old pro or apprentice...contractor, tradesperson or supplier...whether youre building, repairing, or remodeling...youll find ready answers for: grading and excavating; concrete and other masonry work; septic systems; fluid mechanics; metal framing; engineered beams; fiber optic cabling; estimating software; floor framing and covering; roofing; finishing interiors; heating and cooling; plumbing; electrical; more!

Plumbing Illustrated Dictionary (Paperback): John Thompson Plumbing Illustrated Dictionary (Paperback)
John Thompson
R1,046 Discovery Miles 10 460 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Highly visual, hands-on resource for apprentices and qualified tradespeople.

BTEC First Construction and the Built Environment Student Book (Paperback): Simon Topliss BTEC First Construction and the Built Environment Student Book (Paperback)
Simon Topliss
R866 Discovery Miles 8 660 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Resources designed to support learners of the new next generation BTEC First in Construction and the Built Environment specification*. Covers four core units and a wide selection of optional units. Language is consistent and content written with the level 2 learner in mind. Units are professionally presented in topics so they are easy to dip in and out of and refer to during lessons. In-depth coverage of the science and mathematics unit. Clear illustrations, worked examples and practice tests give learners the opportunity to properly grasp the subject matter. Activities provide additional ideas for lessons and make great homework tasks. Working life case-studies are based on real people to give learners a real insight into the construction industry and the opportunities that are available. Assessment Zone guides learners through internal and external assessment, with practice questions to help them achieve their potential. * From 2012, Pearson's BTEC First qualifications have been under re-development, so schools and colleges could be teaching the existing 2010 specification or the new next generation 2012-2013 specification. There are different Student Books to support each specification. If learners are unsure, they should check with their teacher or tutor.

Plant and equipment: Fet level 2: Textbook (Paperback): P. Lague Plant and equipment: Fet level 2: Textbook (Paperback)
P. Lague
R397 R350 Discovery Miles 3 500 Save R47 (12%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days
Simply Stairs - The Definitive Handbook for Stair Builders (Paperback): Mark Milner Simply Stairs - The Definitive Handbook for Stair Builders (Paperback)
Mark Milner
R642 Discovery Miles 6 420 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Simply Stairs is a 'how to' book which guides the reader through all aspects of the design and construction of a wide range of timber staircases, step-by-step. It provides anyone with a basic knowledge of woodwork with the know-how and confidence to build this most important of building elements - from start to finish! The author's philosophy of methodical working, checking and double-checking, avoiding pitfalls and mistakes, and reaping the rewards of producing strong, well-designed staircases which fit beautifully in their intended locations will be appealing to all readers. This is recounted in a relaxed and informal writing style which maintains the reader's interest. The book will be a valuable guide for students of carpentry and joinery, apprentices, lecturers and trades people and professionals as well as those involved with DIY and self-build projects

Plumbing Book One (Paperback, 5th edition): G.J. Blower, Gordon Blower Plumbing Book One (Paperback, 5th edition)
G.J. Blower, Gordon Blower
R1,178 Discovery Miles 11 780 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Plumbing: Mechanical Services Book One, is an essential guide to the core plumbing principles and processes. This fifth edition includes the new regulations on heat-raising appliances and updates on relevant environmental issues and sanitation. This is a key course text for: Plumbing NVQs Levels 2 & 3 Heating & Ventilation NVQs Levels 2 & 3 Suitable for: Technical Certificates in Plumbing Levels 1 & 2. Domestic Heating courses, gas, oil, unvented hot water systems and lead sheet options connected with these courses. Professional building courses covering general aspects of plumbing

Construction Technology 1: House Construction (Paperback, 4th ed. 2018): Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave Construction Technology 1: House Construction (Paperback, 4th ed. 2018)
Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave
R1,180 Discovery Miles 11 800 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

Construction Technology 1: House Construction offers a highly accessible introduction to the key stages of domestic house construction from planning to internal finishes. Its student-friendly layout uses detailed figures, photos and case studies from real-life building sites to aid a practical understanding of construction techniques, providing clear step-by-step guidance in learning the basic principles of low-rise residential construction. This textbook is a vital resource for students in construction, property and architecture, BSc and MSc, including any student taking courses in building surveying, quantity surveying, real estate and construction management, as well as those studying at the HNC/HND level.

Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner - From Timberwork to Tiles (Paperback, 5th Edition): C.N. Mindham Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner - From Timberwork to Tiles (Paperback, 5th Edition)
C.N. Mindham 1
R528 Discovery Miles 5 280 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Goss s Roofing Ready Reckoner provides cutting angle and lengths for traditional cut roofs and design tables for timber sizing, based on BS5268 Structural use of timber and now including a comparison of timber sizes using Eurocode 5 Design of Timber Structures . Additional information is provided on wall plate and gable strapping, wind bracing, truss clips and other roofing metalwork, plus information on tools, equipment and health and safety matters. Detailed drawings for tiling, slating and other roof coverings are included, with fixing requirements revised to BS 5534:2014. Information on lead substitutes and roofing putties is also provided. Design of warm and cold roofs is fully covered, including ventilation and insulation requirements. The fifth edition also includes new chapters on engineered timber roofing components, solar panel fixing and outbuilding roofs.

Plant and equipment: NQF level 3: Student book (Paperback): J. Barret Plant and equipment: NQF level 3: Student book (Paperback)
J. Barret
R246 R217 Discovery Miles 2 170 Save R29 (12%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
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