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HVAC & BMS Controls Training at Cortrols Temperature Systems in Melbourne

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If you would like to discover the basic principles of DDC controls in an HVAC environment, Cortrols are now delivering a "Fundamentals of DDC and BMS Controls" course. Participant will receive a statement of attendance from Cortrols Temperature Systems.

Please register your interest using the form below. Places are limited, so please book now to ensure your spot is reserved.

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 DDCs
  • Understand how DDCs communicate and share information

DDC programming Basics

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

General Prerequisites

  • Proficient in the use of Windows 7 or higher operating system.
  • Basic skills in interpreting technical documentation and procedures.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Basic HVAC system knowledge (not essential).
  • Have access to and bring with you a working laptop running Windows 7 or higher. The computer must have a working Ethernet port and USB port.


The version of this course delivered at Cortrols is non-accredited. If you need accreditation, please see our global network of training partners.

Cortrols HVAC & BMS Controls Course Enrolment Enquiry

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

Note: Classes subject to a minimum attendance.


Cortrols Temperature Systems

8/58 Lexton Rd, Box Hill North

Melbourne, Victoria

Tel: +61 3 9850 6155