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BMS Control Systems Training at
South Metropolitan TAFE

South Metropolitan TAFE

South Metropolitan TAFE (formerly known as Polytechic West) is one of the largest Registered Training Organisation in Western Australia.

The Carlisle Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Unit is also Western Australia's premier centre for refrigeration, air conditioning and associated studies. The purpose built facility is one of the best of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

The refrigeration and air conditioning industries encompass a variety of services for both the public and private sectors such as design, installation, repair and maintenance of equipment. A refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic installs, services and repairs industrial, commercial and domestic refrigeration units.

South Metropolitan TAFE offers: pre-apprenticeship programs in Split System Air Conditioning and Mechanical Refrigeration and Air Conditioning; the Certificate III Engineering Mechanical Trade in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning; and an advanced skill set in HVAC commissioning.

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 South Metropolitan TAFE

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



Jean L'aiguille

South Metropolitan TAFE

1 Fleet Street, Fremantle

Tel: +61 8 9267 7334