HVAC / BMS Controls
Home Study and 1 Day Assessment Course

HVAC and Building Management System Controls Training

Do you want fundamental understanding of control processes & applications of Direct Digital Controllers in the HVAC and BMS sector?

A nationally accredited course is available for you to gain these valuable skills. The course has been carefully constructed to ensure a well paced and accurate learning outcome for anyone looking to further enhance their knowledge of control process and applications of DDCs.

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.

Benefits of the HVAC and BMS Controls Training Include:
  • Learning HVAC Principles and Product Ranges that best suit each application
  • Gaining comprehensive knowledge on specific products
  • Expanding your Hardware / Software product skill set
  • Open new Building Management System (BMS) project possibilities
  • Highlight key aspects of product installation
  • Learning Integration Fundamentals and techniques to gain you an advantage in the market

Cost & Course Outline

HVAC and BMS Controls Training

All prices stated exclude VAT. VAT is calculated and added at checkout.
    What's Included
  • Study Material/Books including:
    - Innotech Controls Handbook
    - Innotech Student Assessments
    - Innotech Practical Exercises
    - Config Block Reference
    - Troubleshooting guide Student
  • USB: Flash drive including:
    - The course PowerPoint’s
    - Software required for the course
    - Student handbook
  • 1 Day Practical Assessment

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
  • DDC programming Basics
  • Describe a DDC program
  • Understand how a program functions

Course Delivery

The course work is done via correspondence (Home study), with the student attending a one-day session at the GB Construction Training centre.

The suggested course delivery consists of theory and hands on practical sessions.

Week One
  • Theory and Slideshow
    • Introduction
    • Control basics
  • Assessment #1
    • Basic DDC theory
    • Basic programming
  • Assessment #2
    • Prac session 1, parts 1 and 2
Week Two
  • Continue Theory and Slideshow
    • IComm comms server
    • Project simulation
    • MAXMon Basics
      • Prac session #1 part 3, Prac sessions 2 to Prac session 5
  • Assessments #3 & #4

Statement of Attainment - On Completion Candidate will receive a Innotech (GBCT)certificate

Booking the HVAC and Building Management System Controls Programme


  • July 26th 2018 - Thursday


Candidates will need to enrol by the first Monday of each month

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Assessment Location

Where Can I Take The Exam/Assessment?

We currently have one training location for your convenience:

Unit 10 Isleworth Business Complex,
St John's Road
Isleworth London
+44 (0) 20 8847 3718

Using the Underground:

Take the Picadilly Line, Westbound towards Heathrow, disembark at Hounslow East, Walk towards the Hounslow Bus Station bus stop G and catch either H37 (Towards Richmond) or 117 (Towards West Middlesex Hospital), get off at bus stop AA St. John the Baptist.

Take the District Line, Westbound towards Richmond, disembark at Richmond Station, Walk towards the Bus Stop D and catch the H37 (Towards Hounslow), get off at bus stop BB Grainger Road.

Using the Main Line:

South West Trains from Waterloo; Trains heading towards Hounslow, Weybridge and Addleston all trains must be VIA Brentford (Usually Platforms 16,17,18). Disembark at Isleworth Train Station, and walk down St.Johns Road towards the centre.

Catching the Bus:

Buses close to the centre are the H37 (Hounslow-Richmond) and 117 (Staines- West Middlesex Hospital) At Bus Stop AA and BB.

Buses near by are; 237 (White City (London Westfield) – Hounslow Heath), E8 (Ealing Broadway – Hounslow Bells corner) and 235 (North Brentford Quarter – Sunbury Village), At Bus Stop F (Isleworth Train Station).

267 (Hammersmith to Fulwell) At Bus Stop TH (Isleworth War Memorial).

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