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BMS Control Systems Training at Bath College

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Bath College is a Further Education College situated in the vibrant and historic city of Bath, England. The college ethos is fundamentally concerned with skills, education and training to meet the needs of our society. The college has well established courses ranging from 'Hair and Beauty' to more technical disciplines such as 'Building Services Engineering'. The Building Services Engineering Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes are both BTEC qualifications at level 4 and 5.

The Building Services Engineering course covers a number of units including 'Building Management Systems for Building Services Engineers'. This unit focuses on controls theory and application in the built environment. One of the industry’s biggest challenges at present is to reduce the carbon footprint of our built environment. Building controls is widely recognised as holding the greatest opportunities for reducing carbon emissions, increasing plant efficiency, user satisfaction and productivity. This course, delivered by practicing engineers at the cutting edge of this challenge, is well placed to prepare students in their future careers.

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Who Would Benefit From This Course?

This course would suit Individuals that are looking to gain a fundamental understanding of control processes and application of Direct Digital Control (DDC) in the HVAC sector, or people seeking to enter the field of Building Management System (BMS) controls, servicing and engineering.

Sample Course Outline

Control Basics

  • Have a basic understanding of the control process
  • Describe what a sensor is and its use
  • Understand where sensors should be located
  • Describe how a controller works
  • Describe what a controlled device is and how it can be used

Introduction to Direct Digital Control (DDC)

  • Describe what a DDC is and have a basic understanding of the functions these devices can perform
  • Describe common terminologies used by a DDC
  • Understand the fundamentals of how PID Loops function
  • Describe some basic programming blocks used in a DDC configuration

DDC Networking Basics

  • Have an understanding of why we network DDC's
  • Understand how DDC's communicate and share information

DDC programming Basics

  • Describe a DDC program
  • Understand the basics of configuration logic
  • Understand how a program functions

Enrolment Enquiry for HVAC and BMS Controls Course at Bath College

To register your interest with Bath College or to find out more information on how to enrol in this course, please complete the form below to send an email to Bath College.



Bath College

Avon Street, Bath

BA1 1UP, United Kingdom

Tel: 01225 312191