Higher Certificate in Engineering in Building Services Engineering

Higher Certificate in EngineeringBuilding Services Engineering

Code:
WD040
Delivery:
Full Time
2018 CAO range:
        235 - 430
Level:
6
Campus:
Cork Road
Duration:
2 years
Credits:
120 ECTS

What are Building Services Engineers?

Building Services Engineers deal with the design, installation and maintence of mechanical and electrical systems within buildings. These sytems include heating, ventilation, air- conditioning, refigeration, energy management, water supply, drainage, fire prevetion, lighting, electrical supply and control. They also deal with renewable energy technologies and determine the energy performance of buildings. 

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 2018:

Minimum entry requirements for the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Building Services Engineering

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


Advanced and Equivalent Entry the Higher Certificate in Engineering in Building Services Engineering:

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

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