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BMS Control Systems Training at Clark College

Clark College is the largest single-campus provider of for-credit classes in Washington's community and technical college system. Clark welcomes more than 14,000 students of all ages and backgrounds pursuing their educational or career paths each quarter. Students can earn high school diplomas, GEDs, certificates and degrees in a variety of programs including nursing, dental hygiene, health informatics and mechatronics to name a few. Also, Clark's 'Running Start' program is the largest in the state with more than 1,800 high school students earning college credit for little or no cost.

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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

Enrollment Enquiry for HVAC and BMS Controls Course at Clark College

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

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Chris Lewis - Professor

Clark College

1933 Ft. Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA, USA, 98663

Tel: 360 992 6142

Email Course Coordinator: [email protected]

Web: www.clark.edu