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Building Services 1 Day Overview

Key areas
Course content
Who should attend
Course timings
Upcoming courses

Key Areas

This 1 day introductory course takes the delegate through the different types of heating and cooling systems available for both commercial and domestic complexes, includes guidance on effective maintenance and management of building services and pertinant legislation affecting building services. It is an ideal course for those who have found themselves in the position of the maintenance and management of domestic or commercial building services but without formal training. 

Course Content

Session 1: Heating and Cooling

  • Closed circuit water systems – Heating & Cooling
  • Packaged Air Conditioning Systems.
  • Centralised Air Conditioning Systems, including AHUs.
  • HVAC Controls encountered on Commercial Buildings.

Session 2: Heating, Cooling & Electrical Services

  • Domestic Hot Water systems.
  • Ventilation and Heat Recovery,
  • Combined Heat and Power Systems (CHPs)
  • Lighting,
  • LV Electrical Services – Switch Boards, Distribution Boards & Final circuit

Session 3: Maintenance

  • Maintenance.
  • PPM Scheduling
  • Maintenance issues and how they affect system efficacy.
  • Life Cycle of an Asset

Session 4: Legislation and statutory requirements

  • Energy Performance Of Building Directive (EPBD)
  • Legionella Bacteria Control  
  • F-gas Legislation
  • Regulatory Reform Fire Safety – Fire Risk assessments
  • LOLER – Thorough Examination & Inspections
  • Fixed Installation and Portable Appliance testing
  • Record Keeping

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for facility managers and all those responsible for the management and maintenance of building services but without formal training in this area

Course timings

Registration is open from 09.30 
Start Time: 10:00
Latest finish: 17:00



Members Rate: £336 (£280 ex VAT)

Standard Rate: £372 (£310 ex VAT)


Upcoming courses

9 February - Building Services 1 Day Overview - London - A1579

8 June - Building Services 1 Day Overview  - London - A1615

21 September - Building Services 1 Day Overview  - London - A1642

In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email; 
Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address 

To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

Email: or call: +44 (0)20 8772 3637