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Entry Requirements

Qualified electrical contractors/specifiers or engineers from various construction related disciplines.

Candidates who are currently undergoing/completed training in these areas will also be considered.

A good level of English is required.

Who is the course for

Candidates working in the above sectors who wish to up-skill to enable them to specify, design, install and maintain such systems in domestic or commercial buildings.

There is an increasing demand for these systems to support the following socio-economic issues: energy efficiency of buildings, supportive accommodation for an ageing population, and adaptable buildings that can be customised to suit the life/work-style and changing demands of the occupants. The course will benefit companies and individuals that wish to align their businesses with these realities, and prepare for the anticipated controls requirements of the 2016 Building Regulations

Course Content

  • Introduction to home automation (domotics)
  • Planning a home automation (domotics) project
  • System hardware and set up
  • Designing an installation
  • Wiring up the system
  • System integration and programme upload
  • More advanced programming and scheduling
  • Heating/cooling and light sensor control
  • Security and access control
  • Graphics displays and energy monitoring

Study Methods

  • Powerpoint presentations
  • Hardware/software demonstrations
  • Practical system specification and design activity
  • Practical system wiring and installation activity
  • Practical system programming and test activity
  • Assisted self study project; sign of a system for a small part of a building of your choice e.g. home, workplace, gym etc.

How is the course assessed

All practical activities and project will count towards certification. On successful completion you will be awarded with a Level 3 Certificate of Competence from Domotics Controls Ltd, ne of the UKs main system suppliers and educators for this technology.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 4 is an extra 2-day course covering audio/video integration and more advanced programming, and level 5 is the full installer certification awarded once the student has successfully completed a real installation.

Individual project-based coaching for managers, specifiers, design/programming engineers and installers is available from Domotics Controls Ltd for companies that wish to add integrated controls and automation to their portfolio of products and services.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Various, including electrical contractors, custom installers/system integrators, electrical engineering consultants, energy management consultants, disabled persons support consultants, quantity surveyors

More Information

Each student should bring their own PC laptop with wi-fi, and will be provided with copies of the presentation and other associated materials, as well as all software necessary for practicing system programming and diagnostics.

This qualification is recognised by Teletask Domotics System distributors and installers in most of Europe, India, China, Canada, South America, Russia and Australia, should the students wish to seek work in these countries. In addition the students receive a voucher for about £300 towards the cost of Teletask Domotics hardware if they successfully complete the Level 3 course.

If you have questions regarding this please contact Sanjay Suri, Commercial Manager - Business & Technology on 01895 853417 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 3 March 2017

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Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 25 September 2017

Starts: 25/09/2017

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £425.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 15 January 2018

Starts: 15/01/2018

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £425.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 23 April 2018

Starts: 23/04/2018

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £425.00