Learn the plumbing system
You are not advised to dig deep into plumbing theory, just a little know-how of the basic mechanism will do.
Just like anything other thing in the universe, plumbing is also based on laws of nature, i.e. water gravity and pressure. Bear in mind that learning basics of plumbing may not enable you able to fix a broken pipe or unclog your toilet, but you will gain understanding of how the system works.
Two of the most convenient ways to familiarize yourself with basic plumbing theory are;
- Read an introductory book: You can purchase a book on plumbing basics. If you don’t find one at a bookstore, you can give the Internet a try. There are several useful resources on the Internet, where you can see how the basic plumbing system works.
- See videos and images: There are plenty of good resources like Howcast and Youtube where you can see videos explaining what plumbing is all about. You can also purchase DVDs to gain more insight into it. You can order DVDs online at affordable prices.
Enrol in plumbing course
There are several local institutes devoted to teaching plumbing. You can enrol in a short course. Moreover, another good option is to go to a community college for the course.
Work as internee at a plumbing company
You can start internship at a plumbing company. Getting internship is easy, as most of the small companies are usually looking for people seeking to gain experience as a plumber. Most importantly, you can have an opportunity to work with experienced plumber. Search plumbing websites on Google and online directories, and try to contact them via email.