This home study course in HVAC Technologies Theory is suitable for anyone wishing to learn about Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. It would be ideal as a piece of initial training, or as a CPD (Continuing Professional Development) opportunity.
Health, Safety and Welfare in Construction and the Built Environment (60 hours)
Heating in Building Services Engineering (60 hours)
Ventilation in Building Services Engineering (60 hours)
About this course
Course Length - 12 Months
Award Received - L3 Certificate in HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning) Technologies Theory
Course Code: HVAC01
Unit 1: Health, Safety and Welfare Theory in Construction and the Built Environment
1.1 Know the Responsibilities of Employers and Employees under Current Health, Safety and Welfare Legislation
1.2 Know How to Undertake Risk Assessments Using Appropriate Principles and Formats
1.3 Understand the Control Measures Used to reduce Risk and Meet Legal Requirements
1.4 Know Your Own Role in Accident Recording and Reporting Procedures
Unit 2: Low Temperature Hot Water Heating Theory in Building Services Engineering
2.1 Be able to establish heating requirements for buildings
2.2 Understand the Operational Characteristics of Low Temperature Hot Water Heating Equipment and Plant
2.3 Be able to design low temperature hot water heating installations
2.4 Be able to size, select and specify heating installation pipework, plant and equipment
Unit 3: Ventilation and Air Conditioning Design Theory in Building Services Engineering
3.1 Be able to establish ventilation, warm air heating and air conditioning requirements for buildings
3.2 Understand the Operational Characteristics of Ventilation and Air Conditioning Equipment, Plant and Materials
3.3 Be able to design ventilation, warm air heating and simple single zone air conditioning installations
3.4 Ventilation and Air Conditioning Plant, Equipment Specifications and Schedules
Qualification Information At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards' Quality Licence Scheme. This means that UK Distance Learning & Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by UK Distance Learning & Publishing to meet specific learners' and/or employers' requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards' endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
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Method Of Study
The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
You will get full tutor support via email
You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor
Method of Assessment The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.
Course Length Information This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.
Tutor Support You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work, guide you through the course and assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.
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