Plumbing and Drainage Design Course

Plumbing refers to any system that facilitates the movement of fluid for a wide range of applications, from cold and hot water supply to sewage removal and fuel gas piping.

Courses parameters

Duration 5 Weeks
Frequency Monthly
Days Weekend
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Water supply and drainage system design training is highly recommended for both students and engineering professionals who wish to gain formal training in plumbing system design and add to their engineering credentials. Our hands-on interactive training course is designed to help students attain all the necessary skills to work in residential, commercial, and multi-residential buildings. Taught by certified design professionals, our meticulously prepared syllabus covers everything from sizing, layout, and selection of plumbing systems and their ancillary components. The classes here at Arabian Infotech Training Institute are provided at flexible and convenient times, making them accessible for working professionals. If you wish to know more about our MEP plumbing and drainage design course in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, send us an enquiry today!

Plumbing System Design Syllabus

The plumbing modules of our course will cover the fundamentals and basic design concepts behind water supply systems and the processes involved in their operation. Upon the completion of the course, the student will be able to design, construct, operate, and maintain plumbing systems.


Introduction to Standards

  • International Standards (IPC/ASHRAE/BS)
  • Local Authority Standards (Dubai Municipality/DEWA)

Introduction to Units

  • Metric and SI Units

Introduction to Plumbing System

  • Cold Water
  • Boosted Cold Water
  • Gray Water System
  • Cooled Cold Water
  • Hot Water System
  • Irrigation System

Water Supply in Building

  • Direct System
  • Pumped System

Water Tanks – Location/Construction/Types

  • Underground Water Tanks
  • Above Ground Water Tanks
  • Overhead Water Tanks

Water Tanks – Sizing

  • DEWA Standards
  • British Standards
  • Demand Estimation
  • Residential Tank Sizing
  • Commercial Tank Sizing
  • Industrial Tank Sizing

Module – 2

Common Sanitary Fixture Details

  • Standard Pipe Sizes
  • Common Sanitary Fixtures Details
  • Wash Basin
  • Water Closet
  • Showers
  • Sinks
  • Bath Tubs
  • Bidets
  • Urinals
  • Pump Capacity and Head Selection – Transfer/ Booster Pumps/Sump Pumps
  • Water Pipe Sizing in Buildings

Module - 3

Systems and Equipments

  • Water Hammer Arrestors
  • Pressure Reducing Stations
  • Multimedia Filters
  • Water Softeners
  • UV Filters
  • Legionella Prevention Systems
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Variable Frequency Drive Systems


  • Cooled Cold Water
  • Heat Exchanger Sizing
  • Cooled Cold Water Pump Sizing
  • Demineralized Water
  • Grey Water Systems

Module – 4

Hot Water Systems

  • Water Heater Sizing and Selection
  • Solar System Design
  • Hot Water Demand Calculation
  • Calorifier Sizing
  • Boiler Sizing
  • Solar Panel Selection
  • Solar Systems and Accessories
  • Detailing of Plumbing Services
  • Preparation of Plumbing and Isometric Drawings
  • Working Drawings:
    1. Location Maps
    2. Site Plan
    3. Building Floor Plan
    4. Enlarged Floor Plan of Toilets and Kitchens
  • DEWA Submission Requirements

Drainage System Design Syllabus

The drainage design section of our course is structured to help students design, size, and document the layout of drainage systems of both residential and commercial buildings.

Module – 1

Introduction to Standards

  • International Standards (IPC/BS)
  • Local Authority Standards (Dubai Municipality)

Introduction to Drainage System

  • Standard Pipe Sizes
  • Common Sanitary Fixture Details
  • Wash Basin
  • Water Closet
  • Showers
  • Sinks
  • Bath Tubs
  • Bidets
  • Urinals
  • Maximum Number of Discharge Units Allowed in Single Stack System
  • Design of Horizontal Drains by Discharge Unit Method
  • Planter Drains
  • Local Authority Regulation and Standards
  • Manhole Schedule Preparation
  • Septic Tanks, Soak Ways
  • Selection of Grease and Oil Interceptors
  • Catch Basins
  • Sump Pits

Module – 2

Design of Storm Water Drainage

  • Storm Water Intensity Calculation
  • Rain Water Outlet Selection
  • Storm Water Pipe Sizing
  • Standard Slopes
  • Sand Traps
  • Manhole Schedule Preparation
  • Soak Away Sizing and Calculation
  • Free Discharge
  • Rain Water Harvesting
  • Holding Tank Design
  • Submersible Pumps
  • Condensate Drainage System
  • Pipe Sizing
  • Storage Tank Sizing
  • Condensate Tank Materials
  • Condensate Water Recycling
  • Insulation and Installation Details/Traps

Preparation of Drawings

  • Site Plans
  • Affection Plans
  • FIC Certificates
  • External Plans

LPG System Design

The LPG system design section of our course will cover related to design, operation, and maintenance LPG systems. Our course is structured in compliance with British and Dubai Civil Defense regulatory standards. Listed are the some of the key topics that covered under the program:

  • How to Perform Sizing Calculation of LPG Tanks having Residential and Commercial Applications
  • Understanding the Local Authority Guidelines of LPG Tanks Installation
  • Design of Auxiliary Accessories Present Within the LPG Network
  • How to Perform Pipe Sizing Calculations for Natural Gas and LPG

Steam Service System Design

A detailed study of steam system design in compliance with British regulatory standards. Listed are some of the major topics covered under the program:

  • How to Perform Sizing Calculations of Steam Boilers for Commercial Application
  • How to Perform Pipe Sizing Calculations for Steam
  • About Condensate Piping
  • Understanding Steam Traps, Feed Water Tank Design, and Feed Water Pumps