Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 17 September 2018

Starts: 17/09/2018

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 18 September 2018

Starts: 18/09/2018

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Tuesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 14 January 2019

Starts: 14/01/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 15 January 2019

Starts: 15/01/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Tuesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 23 April 2019

Starts: 23/04/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Tuesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Wed 24 April 2019

Starts: 24/04/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Entry Requirements

  • Basic computer skills
  • Good communication skills.

Who is the course for

To meet the technical skills gap in the BMS sector we have developed this industry controls course in conjunction with Innotech Controls Ltd. There is an increasing requirement for facilities/maintenance technicians, plumbers and electricians to understand these systems as they are likely to come across them during their usual line of work now or in the future. The course will cover many aspects from BMS/HVAC hardware, controls theory fundamentals and hands on applications engineering that can then be applied in industry.

Course Content

Overview of the HVAC systems Control Basics

  • An overview of the controls process
  • Sensors and field devices, what are they and how they are used
  • Understanding how a controller works
  • Describe and understand how controlled devices are used.

Introduction to Direct Digital Control (DDC)

  • Introduction to DDC’s what they are and the functions they can perform
  • Common terminologies associated with DDC controllers
  • Fundamentals of PID Loop control
  • Examining the fundamental programming blocks used to create a DDC configuration
  • What is a DDC program?
  • Understanding of DDC logic and how programs work
  • Networking and communication principles.

Programming fundamentals

  • Why we create programs
  • How to read a specification
  • Understanding programming blocks
  • Build real world programs
  • Using MAXCon the engineering tool.

iComm comms server

  • Understand the Comms server application
  • Simple configuration tips
  • Transferring programs to a DDC.

Project simulation

  • Using simulation DDC
  • Testing your logic.

MAXMon fundamentals

  • Test and commission DDC programs
  • Backing up
  • Fine tune your DDC configuration All software supplied which can be used post training as required.

Study Methods

  • Open book assessments
  • Hand book and other recourses
  • Class based delivery
  • 50% theory 50% Practical.

How is the course assessed

  • 50% theory assessment open book
  • 50% practical open book.

Where next - Further Studies

  • Advanced controls applications
  • HVAC BMS applications
  • Service and commissioning
  • Further Innotech courses
  • Home automation Design and Installation (offered at Uxbridge College).

Where next - Job Opportunities

  • BMS Servicing
  • BMS Applications engineering
  • BMS Commissioning
  • BMS project design.

More Information

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.

Once you have clicked the Enrol Now button and completed and submitted your online application, Sanjay Suri, Commercial Manager will be in touch to discuss your application further.

PLEASE NOTE If you submit an application between 26 July and 23 August, Sanjay will contact you on his return to the office on 23 August. Many thanks.

Last updated 9 July 2018

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to: Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 17 September 2018

Starts: 17/09/2018

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 18 September 2018

Starts: 18/09/2018

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Tuesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 14 January 2019

Starts: 14/01/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 15 January 2019

Starts: 15/01/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Tuesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Tue 23 April 2019

Starts: 23/04/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Tuesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Wed 24 April 2019

Starts: 24/04/2019

Duration: 10 Week(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Wednesday 18:00 to 21:00

Total College Fee: £495.00