MEP HVAC Electrical and Plumbing Course India

Plumbing Design and Drafting

A Comprehensive Course for Engineering Professionals

Plumbing Design and Drafting

Plumbing Design and Drafting is a specialized engineering course focused on creating precise plans for plumbing systems in various structures. Participants learn fundamental principles, fluid dynamics, and fixture specifications, ensuring compliance with codes. The course emphasizes practical application, teaching drafting skills for accurate plumbing layouts, pipe sizing, and fixture placements. Essential for MEP professionals, this course equips individuals to contribute to seamless plumbing system integration in diverse construction projects.


Course details

In an era where safety and efficiency are paramount, expertise in plumbing and fire fighting systems is crucial for the design, implementation, and maintenance of modern buildings. This course offers a deep dive into the principles, design, and application of plumbing and fire fighting systems, ensuring that participants are well-versed in creating safe, efficient, and compliant installations. It’s designed for those looking to specialize in these critical aspects of building services engineering, offering skills that are in high demand across construction, design, and maintenance sectors.

  • Comprehensive Plumbing System Design: From fundamentals to advanced concepts, including water supply, sanitary, and drainage systems, alongside detailed calculations for sizing, material selection, and system layouts.
  • In-depth Fire Fighting System Insights: Covering fire fighting standards, sprinkler system types, fire protection requirements, and detailed design and calculation for fire hydrant and alarm systems.
  • Practical Design and Drafting Skills: Gain hands-on experience with real-world projects, learning to create accurate and compliant plumbing and fire fighting layouts, riser diagrams, and schematic layouts.
  • Project Lifecycle Understanding: Insight into the different stages of design and drafting, effective communication between teams, and the use of project management tools.
  • Employability Skill Enhancement: Beyond technical skills, the course focuses on resume writing, interview preparation, stress management, and other soft skills critical for professional success.
  • Flexible Learning Options: Choose between online modules for convenience or in-person classes for a more interactive learning experience.
  • Collaborative Projects: Engage in group projects that simulate real-life challenges, enhancing understanding and application of course content.
  • Expert Guidance: Learn from experienced professionals with extensive knowledge in plumbing and fire fighting system design.
  • Eligibility Criteria: Open to individuals with a background in engineering, architecture, or related fields, including graduates and diploma holders looking to specialize or enhance their skills in building services.
  • Broad Audience: Ideal for professionals in the construction and design industries, fresh graduates aiming to enter these fields, and anyone interested in understanding the critical aspects of plumbing and fire safety in buildings.

our curriculum

Introduction to Plumbing and Fire Fighting Systems

  • Overview of plumbing and fire fighting systems in modern infrastructure.
  • Basic concepts, definitions, and the importance of these systems for safety and efficiency.
  • Career paths and opportunities in the field.

Codes & Standards

  • Detailed review of essential codes and standards governing plumbing and fire fighting systems, including local and international regulations.
  • Understanding compliance with the National Building Code of India (NBC), Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) standards, and others.

Plumbing Systems Fundamentals

  • Introduction to plumbing systems, including fixtures, faucets, and fittings.
  • Types and applications of washbasins, water closets, bidets, bathtubs, showers, urinals, kitchen sinks, and floor drains.

Design of Domestic Water Supply and Distribution System

  • Requirements and calculations for water demand and storage.
  • Designing underground sumps, elevated storage reservoirs, direct pumping systems, hydro-pneumatic systems, and overhead tank distribution systems.
  • Material selection for internal and external water supply systems.

Sanitary Drainage System Design

  • Requirements and types of sanitary drainage systems.
  • Designing single stack, one pipe, and two pipe systems.
  • Internal and external sanitary drainage pipe sizing, slope calculations using Manning’s formula, and designing inspection chambers/manholes.

Storm Water and Basement Drainage Design

  • Design principles for storm water drainage and basement drainage systems.
  • Application of Manning’s and Rational formulas for pipe sizing and material selection.

Plumbing Drawings and Layouts

  • Understanding and creating plumbing layouts, including legends, floor plans, enlarged kitchen and utility layouts, and riser diagrams for multi-storied buildings.

Fire Fighting Systems

  • Fundamentals of fire fighting systems, including types of sprinklers and their applications.
  • Design and calculation of fire hydrant systems, fire water pumping, and alarm systems (both conventional and automatic).

Project Lifecycle and Communication

  • Overview of the project lifecycle in plumbing and fire fighting system design.
  • Stages in design and drafting, effective team communication, and project management tools.

Employability Skills

  • Enhancing resume writing and interview skills.
  • Developing interpersonal relationships, stress management techniques, positive attitude, and self-motivation.

Hands-On Projects

Throughout the course, participants will engage in practical, hands-on projects designed to apply and reinforce the theoretical knowledge gained. These projects simulate real-world scenarios, preparing students for professional challenges in the field.

Professional Roles in Plumbing Design and Drafting

Applications of Plumbing Design and Drafting


Residential Buildings


Commercial Establishments


Industrial Applications


Healthcare Facilities


Sustainable and Green Plumbing


Civil Infrastructure


Emergency and Disaster Management

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