Higher Certificate in Engineering in Building Services Engineering

Higher Certificate in EngineeringBuilding Services Engineering

Full Time
2016 CAO range:
        245 - 430
Cork Road
2 years
120 ECTS

What are Building Services Engineers?

Building Services Engineers are responsible for the design, installation, operation and management of mechanical, electrical and water systems within the built environment.

What is the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Building Services Engineering Course?

This is a two year certificate course, which prepares students for employment in the engineering sector at technician level.

Site Visits/Design Project

There are regular site visits throughout the course to see building services systems, such as heating, ventilation and air-conditioning, being installed in a variety of different building types.The students undertake a project in second year to design the services required for a modern commercial building.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Heating & Water ServicesMechanical Building Services
Mechanical Services DrawingComputer Aided Draughting [2D]
Static SystemsPlant Dynamics
Fundamental Engineering MathsIntroductory Calculus
Construction TechnologyElectrical Systems
Learning SkillsHeat & Energy
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Hydronic SystemsAir Systems
Building Services ManagementElectrical Building Services
Computer Services DesignAcoustics & Lighting
Applied ThermodynamicsMechanical Services Design
Mathematical MethodsBuilding Services Project
Computing Calculus

Leaving Certificate 2017:

Minimum entry requirements

5 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O6/H7
Mathematics: O6/H7

Advanced and Equivalent Entry:

Higher Certificate in Engineering in Building Services Engineering job opportunities

  • Design and Consulting engineers

  • Building Services contractors

  • Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) contractors

  • Facilities Management

  • Energy Management

  • Technical Product Development and Sales

Follow on Study

WD059 - BEng in Building Services Engineering (Level 7)

Upon completion of WD059 BEng in Building Services Engineering (Level 7) students may transfer into Year 3 of WD171 - BEng (Hons) in Sustainable Energy Engineering.

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