City College Plymouth Runs KNX-based Courses Every Month

City College Plymouth, UK, is running a range of courses from one-day events for architects and designers to four-week courses for electricians and plumbers. All of the course have a KNX element.

City College Plymouth KNX Courses

Intelligent Building Control Systems
This is an entirely brand new qualification (City & Guilds 6069-01/02) compiled, designed and written by City College Plymouth in partnership with ABB Ltd.

Runs: monthly.
Duration: Four weeks.
Cost: GB£3000

The Low Carbon and Green Agenda’s focus is on new and emerging technologies, however you can save up to 60% of your energy costs by using Intelligent Building Control Systems. This course will not only show you how energy can be saved, it will also enable you to install such systems in both the domestic and commercial markets.

This course is for Level 3 qualified electricians and plumbers – this is a level 3 course that will take approximately 140 to 150 hours of your time. It will provide you with the skills and knowledge to design, install, program and monitor Intelligent Building Controls.

Applicant requirements: there are no formal entry requirements, however applicants will ideally be Level 3 qualified electricians and plumbers.

www.cityplym.ac.uk/courses/intelligent-building-control-systems

Renewable Energy Technology
This course is ideal for anyone who is interested in understanding what renewable energy technology is all about, including electricians, plumbers, architects and designers.

Runs: monthly.
Duration: One day.
Cost: GB£100.

Applicant requirements: there are no specific entry requirements.

www.cityplym.ac.uk/courses/renewable-energy-technology-0

KNX Certified Course
This course is designed for Level-3-qualified system designers, architects, electricians and those wishing to become integrators who need an in-depth understanding of how the system operates, is programmed, designed, installed and commissioned.

It will provide you with detailed knowledge of the operation of an Intelligent Building Control System and give you the skills required to design, install and commission a system. The course includes examinations to check your level of understanding in both theory and practice. On successful completion of the course and examination you will be issued with a KNX certificate.

Runs: monthly.
Duration: one week.
Cost: GB£1000.

Applicant requirements: there are no formal entry requirements, however applicants should have a relevant trade background in order to get the most from this course.

As this is an intensive course, you will be expected to undertake revision of subject matter covered each day in your own time – typically two hours.

You will receive:

. quality training involving both practical and theoretical aspects
. a folder containing complete set of course notes
. an ETS4 Lite software licence
. a residential package*, if required
. on successful completion of the exam:
— a 125 Euro discount on the purchase of ETS professional.
— the right to use the KNX logo in your marketing (subject to terms and conditions of the KNX Association).
— an entry on the KNX international website of certified persons.
— the right to become a KNX partner.
— a KNX certificate.
. lunch each day.

www.cityplym.ac.uk/courses/knx-certified-course-0

Intelligent Building Control Systems (KNX Taster Course)
This taster session provides an introduction to Intelligent Building Control Systems and specifically the ABB i-bus KNX system.

The session includes a brief overview of the system (which is suitable for industrial, commercial and residential buildings) and its topology with some typical applications. An example system will be demonstrated with the opportunity for some hands-on activities, which will be followed by demonstrations of the Energy Centre KNX resources.

Runs: monthly.
Duration: half day.
Cost: GB£50.
Applicant requirements: there are no formal entry requirements, however applicants should have a relevant trade background in order to get the most from this course.

www.cityplym.ac.uk/courses/intelligent-building-control-systems-knx-taster-course

KNX Intelligent Building Control Systems for Installers (Electricians)
This course is aimed at newly-qualified electricians, practising electricians
and contractors and those wishing to develop an understanding of the installation requirements for Intelligent Building Control Systems using the KNX open standard.

Runs: monthly.
Duration: one day.
Cost: GB£100.

Applicant requirements: there are no formal entry requirements, however applicants should have a relevant trade background in order to get the most from this course.

www.cityplym.ac.uk/courses/knx-intelligent-building-control-systems-installers-electricians

KNX Heating Control – Intelligent Building Control Systems for Installers (Plumbers)
This course is aimed at newly-qualified plumbers, practicing plumbers and
contractors, and those wishing to develop an understanding of the installation requirements for Intelligent Building Control Systems using the KNX
open standard, with a particular focus on heating control.

Runs: monthly.
Duration: one day.
Cost: GB£100.

Applicant requirements: there are no formal entry requirements, however applicants should have a relevant trade background in order to get the most from this course.

www.cityplym.ac.uk/courses/knx-heating-control-intelligent-building-control-systems-installers-plumbers

KNX Lighting Control
This course will provide you with a detailed knowledge of the operation of Intelligent Building Lighting Control Systems and give you the skills required to design, install and commission such a system. The course is designed for those who have completed the accredited five day KNX course and wish to specialise in lighting control and gain some hands-on experience of designing and commissioning lighting control systems.

Runs: monthly.
Duration: one day.
Cost: GB£100.

Applicant requirements: there are no formal entry requirements, however ideally, you should have completed the accredited KNX five day course or at least have some experience of designing and commissioning systems using the KNX open standard.

www.cityplym.ac.uk/courses/knx-lighting-control

Venue
City College Plymouth, Kings Road, Plymouth, PL1 5QG, UK
Telephone +44 (0)1752 305300

www.cityplym.ac.uk



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