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BMS Control Systems Training at TasTAFE


TasTAFE is now offering a HVAC and BMS Controls module that will provide the trainee with a Statement of Attainment (UEENEEI157A) to "Configure and maintain industrial control system networks", which is a unit of competency from the UEE11 training package, and sits within a number of Certificate IV qualifications.

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.

Building Management Systems are constantly evolving and are an important consideration when integrating a buildings HVAC installation with other building services.

About TasTAFE

Formed in 2013, TasTAFE is a new single entity for Tasmania's public sector post-compulsory vocational education and training.

Using the combined resources of the Tasmanian Polytechnic and Tasmanian Skills Institute, TasTAFE is the largest Registered Training Organisation in Tasmania and one of the 10 largest RTOs in Australia.

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

TasTAFE Course Enrolment Enquiry

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



Darron Febey


75 Campbell St, Hobart, TAS 7000

Tel: 1300 655307

Fax: 03 6233 7349