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BMS Control Systems Training at TAFE Queensland North in Cairns

The TAFE Queensland North, Cairns Campus, is situated in the heart of Cairns, located in the western suburb of Manunda approximately 4km from the city centre. Tropical North Queensland TAFE was a TAFE institute which delivered vocational education and training programs across a 268,000 square kilometre area of north-eastern Australia. The Institute offered about 400 courses in 30 vocational training areas in Queensland.

In 2013, the institute merged with Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE to form TAFE Queensland North.

For more info please see the Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration course details on the TAFE Queensland North website.

TAFE Queensland North

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 TAFE Queensland North

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



TAFE Queensland North - Cairns Campus

Corner Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets, Manunda, Cairns, QLD, 4870

Tel: 1300 656 959