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BMS Control Systems Training at Charles Darwin University in Darwin, Northern Territory

Charles Darwin University is an Australian public University established in 2003. The University is a result of a merger of the Northern Territory University (NTU) of Darwin, the Menzies School of Health Research and Centralian College of Alice Springs, and was named after Charles Darwin, the celebrated English naturalist.

This University will be offering a HVAC and BMS Controls module that will provide the trainee with a Statement of Attainment (UEENEEI150A) to "Develop, enter and verify discrete control programs for programmable controllers", which is a unit of competency from the Certificate III in Air-conditioning qualifications.

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The content focuses on the basics to provide individuals an insight into the fundamental process and terminologies used throughout a Building Management System (BMS) installed in various HVAC scenarios.

The main campus is located in Casuarina in Darwin, but some thought In the future is to look at the possibility of rolling out this course at other campus locations such as Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy.

For more info please see the Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32211) Course Details on the CDU website.

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 Charles Darwin University

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



Charles Darwin University / Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Ellengowan Drive, Casuarina, NT, 0810

Tel: (08) 8946 7505