Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Academy
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BMS Control Systems

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  • 16/04/2020

Entry Requirements:

Basic Understanding of Computers (It could be advantageous for the candidate to have a basic understanding of Air Conditioning Systems)


Control Basics – Have a basic understanding of the control process. Describe what a sensor is, its use and where sensors should be located. Describe how a controller works  and how it can be used.

Introduction to Direct Control (DDC) – Describe what 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 and how the program works.


Write basic program on a system to operate a controller. Test and run basic program operating a controller.


04 days, Monday to Thursday, from 08:00 to 15:00.


Johannesburg Branch (Head Office):

Dates 2020:

  • 13 Jul – 16 Jul 2020
  • 28 Sep – 01 Oct 2020
  • 23 Nov – 26 Nov 2020


  • R  5,197.91  excl. VAT (2020)

KZN Branch (Umbilo):

Dates 2020:

  • Available on Request


  • R  5,197.91  excl. VAT (2020)