The library contains many sources of information which students of plumbing will find useful. This guide is intended to help you make the best use of those resources.


The areas of book stock relating to plumbing can be found in the main sequence at the following classification numbers. Any numbers after 372 can be found within the lending collection upstairs.

696.1    Plumbing
 696.10151  Plumbers and fitters Calculations Manual 
 696.103  Plumbing dictionary
 696.12  Hot and cold water supply
 683.88  Washing machine manual
The library also has a selection of DVDs which may be borrowed for one week at a time for no charge.


Athens is a service that lets you access all of the colleges resources online from an offsite computer. You can follow a link which has been sent to your college email address (e.g. in order to activate your account.


The library stocks magazines which can be borrowed for one week at a time. The current issue may not be borrowed but is available for reference. 

Useful Websites

Information on plumbing apprenticeships

Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering 

Last modified: Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 9:49 AM