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Introduction to Mechanical & Electrical Building Services

Course Structure
Audience
Learning Outcomes
Course Fees 

Designed by a collaborative group of key building services consultancies and contractors, this CIBSE Online Learning module offers a practical, flexible and convenient alternative to face to face courses. This unit allows you to take a coordinated journey through an individual topic or a series of topics, finishing by testing your knowledge with interactive activity pages.


Course Structure

This course covers areas of mechanical services such as heating, ventilation and air-conditioning;  and it details electrical services such as three-phase supply, electric shock prevention, earthing and uninterruptible power supplies. It also provides an introduction to fire safety engineering and sustainability engineering. 
The aim of this module is to introduce the role of the modern building services engineer; why we need building services - what are they, what they look like and what they do. It covers areas of mechanical services such as heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and their control. On the electrical size, it covers, for example, three-phase supplies and its distribution, electric shock prevention, earthing and uninterruptable power supplies.

Make your way through this course at your own pace with the following:  

  • Introduction to Mechanical & Electrical Building Services Topics
  • Additional Resources
  • Three Activity Pages
  • CPD Certificate on completion

This course covers: 

  • Welcome
  • Introduction           
  • What is building services engineering?       
  • Creating comfort​​​​
  • The building services design process           
  • System design
  • Mechanical systems   
  • Electrical systems
  • Fire alarm and fire detection systems   
  • Sustainability
  • Conclusion

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Audience 

CIBSE online learning courses are suitable for those wishing to enhance and support their current knowledge base, as well as graduates within an engineering discipline. 
Each unit has been peer reviewed and tested through this group. The units allow students to take a coordinated journey through an individual topic or a series of topics. The units form the backbone of several corporate training schemes.


Learning Outcomes 

  • The role of the modern building services engineer
  • Why we need building services
  • The common building services
  • What they look like and what they do 
  • Mechanical systems: heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and their control
  • Electrical systems: three-phase supplies, power distribution, electric shock, earthing, uninterruptable power supplies


Course Fees 

  • Membership Rate: £255 + VAT
  • Standard Rate: £300 + VAT


 

Corporate subscribers, please contact the training team at onlinelearning@cibse.org