Free training for men on Spennymoor course

MEN can get an introduction to the plumbing trade at two free training sessions.

Training will be held at Spennymoor Community Fire Station, on Green Lane Industrial Estate, Spennymoor, on Wednesday, January 30, and Wednesday, February 6, 9.30am to 3pm.

The course is described as hands-on and will cover topics such as pipework and jointing pipes, soldering pipes and fittings, rewashering taps and float valves, heating systems and repacking a packing gland.

Participants will also learn how to fit an outside tap, install a washing machine and bleed radiators.

Sessions are free to all men over 19, a workbench and tools will be provided and a free lunch included.

All those completing the course will get a certificate of attendance and advice about moving on to courses such as DIY, electrics and plumbing level 2.

To book a place contact Wendy Minhinnett 07415380040.

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3:35pm Sun 13 Jan 13

Chickbabe says...

I'm all for training opportunities but why in this day and age are we restricting this opportunity to men!?!
I'm all for training opportunities but why in this day and age are we restricting this opportunity to men!?! Chickbabe

12:46pm Tue 15 Jan 13

Jackophinc says...

Chickbabe wrote:
I'm all for training opportunities but why in this day and age are we restricting this opportunity to men!?!
Chickbabe, now thats the right question? I too go with you, Most of the time Women are at their home, whenever they have issues they have to do it then instead of waiting for their man to come. Also There are many Single Moms. They need to have training on Plumbing courses too
[quote][p][bold]Chickbabe[/bold] wrote: I'm all for training opportunities but why in this day and age are we restricting this opportunity to men!?![/p][/quote]Chickbabe, now thats the right question? I too go with you, Most of the time Women are at their home, whenever they have issues they have to do it then instead of waiting for their man to come. Also There are many Single Moms. They need to have training on Plumbing courses too Jackophinc

12:47pm Tue 15 Jan 13

Jackophinc says...

Also Plumbing is general and no Gender inequality should be a problem. http://www.ophinc.co
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Also Plumbing is general and no Gender inequality should be a problem. http://www.ophinc.co m/go/west-grove-pa-p lumbing Jackophinc

12:49pm Tue 15 Jan 13

Jackophinc says...

Jackophinc wrote:
Also Plumbing is general and no Gender inequality should be a problem.http://www.o
phinc.com/go/west-gr
ove-pa-plumbing
[quote][p][bold]Jackophinc[/bold] wrote: Also Plumbing is general and no Gender inequality should be a problem.http://www.o phinc.com/go/west-gr ove-pa-plumbing Jackophinc

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