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A diploma provides advanced training in a specific discipline and is designed to guide individuals directly to a career or equip them for further study. It is useful as a method to span the divide between various aspects of academic study, or enhance professional qualifications and training.

What is a diploma in building services? The diploma provides students with a foundation enabling them to work across various building industries. Individuals gain a firm knowledge of the design, installation, and operation of building services systems. They also learn how the systems are integrated within the building structure, coordinated during installation, and operate efficiently. This is achieved by in-depth study of cost estimations, risk management, building codes and standards, and sustainability.

Benefits of a diploma in building services include gaining a competitive edge for those already employed in the industry or students who are just entering the field. Students also develop supervisory and management skills in addition to learning the principles of building and construction.

The diploma length is between two and three years, and costs vary depending on the institution and length of the program. Interested students are encouraged to thoroughly research all fees and costs associated with a program prior to enrolling.

Graduates with a diploma in building services learn the skills to qualify for employment in a wide variety of jobs, such as a building manager in the industry, property manager, building construction supervisor, engineering firm managers, and building products suppliers. Other careers outcomes include assistant engineers, consultants, building services maintenance, and sales engineers. The program also encourages personal development and adds to the potential of pursuing further studies.

Online options exist for programs across the world, and are ideal for students with limited access to a facility or who require flexible schedules. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

 

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8 Results in Building Services

College Boreal

This program aims to prepare the student or the student to work in the field of technical civil engineering and mining engineering. It deals with various functions relate ... [+]

This program aims to prepare the student or the student to work in the field of technical civil engineering and mining engineering. It deals with various functions related to the operation and extraction of mineralized rock (in the mines), the development of an underground mine or open pit as well as the design and construction of works public works (buildings, road systems, dams or pipes). The laboratories allow to apply the concepts and theories taught.

Conditions of admission : Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent from another province, or the candidate status or adult candidate 1 French credit mandatory group of 11 or 12, pre-college or pre-university 2 credits of mathematics: 11 or 12, pre-college or pre-university Required profile : skills in mathematics and physics skills in oral and written communication in French and English ability to work in team organizational skills and attention to detail flexibility and openness good interpersonal skills Notes: The student or the student will benefit from a closely related education to the working world through the access and through scenarios in underground mining sites, according to health and safety standards that exist in the 'industry. Graduates of this program have the opportunity to enroll directly in steps 5 and 6 of specialization in construction engineering technology - mining and civil. All courses are offered in French. Given the realities of the labor market, Collège Boréal prepares the student or the student to work in both official languages. This curriculum might include manuals or documentation in... [-]
Canada Sudbury Hearst Kapuskasing Temiskaming Shores Timmins Toronto Windsor Niagara Falls Temiscaming North Bay  + 7 More
September 2019
French (Canada)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Melbourne Polytechnic

Manage your building career with Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). You’ve got the hands-on experience, so take your career to the n ... [+]

Manage your building career with Melbourne Polytechnic's Diploma of Building and Construction (Building). You’ve got the hands-on experience, so take your career to the next level and manage a commercial or domestic building site with your leadership.

The building industry needs your leadership skills

Construction is a thriving industry and using your abilities as a leader in this fast-paced trade, take the opportunity to hone skills, learn, and grow your own business. Alternatively, become an even more valuable employee to any construction employer.

Learn the essentials of building management, including project risk, quality standards related to the construction industry, client liaison, and relevant costing systems.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

This is a broad-based qualification intended to prepare diplomats for supervisory and middle management level employment in the construction industry and for technical an ... [+]

This is a broad-based qualification intended to prepare diplomats for supervisory and middle management level employment in the construction industry and for technical and support level in the quantity surveying profession. Students who have obtained this qualification will be competent to support supervisors, managers and quantity surveyors.

Outcomes

Exit level outcomes:

Supervision of building projects; Procurement, administration and management of building projects; and Preparation of contract documentation and administration of building contracts. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Refer to Faculty Regulation EB3 for the minimum admission requirements for the Senior Certificate (until 2008) and the National Senior Certificate (from 2009). For NTC4: Mathematics D, Physical Sciences D. Students who have passed suitable access programmes may be exempted from the minimum requirements. Experiential learning ... [-]
South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus
Cambrian College

With Cambrian's Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) accredited program, you'll prepare to challenge TSSA exams for Natural Gas Technician and Oil Burner Techn ... [+]

Overview

With Cambrian's Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) accredited program, you'll prepare to challenge TSSA exams for Natural Gas Technician and Oil Burner Technician certifications. Theory and practical lab training are combined to develop a solid understanding of heating systems (natural gas, propane, and fuel oil) as well as air conditioning, refrigeration principles, sheet metal fabrication, and heat loss/heat gain design considerations. You'll also be introduced to the skills required for the installation, service, and troubleshooting of residential and light commercial heating and cooling applications.

Program Highlights 2 years – 4 semesters Program accredited by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) One of only 2 colleges in Ontario to offer Oil Burner Technician training Hands-on training in the College's state-of-the-art HVAC labs After the first year, you will be certified to work at entry-level industry positions after successfully challenging the: Gas Technician 3 TSSA exam Oil Burner Technician 3 TSSA exam Gas Pipe Fitter TSSA exam (Optional) Upon completion of the second year and successfully challenging the Gas Technician 2 and Oil Burner Technician 2 TSSA exams you'll be fully certified enter the workforce as a Heating Systems Technician ... [-]
Canada Sudbury
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Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Fanshawe College

Women in Carpentry InitiativeAre you looking to become a leader in the residential construction and renovation industry? The Carpentry and Renovation Technician program w ... [+]

Overview

Women in Carpentry InitiativeAre you looking to become a leader in the residential construction and renovation industry? The Carpentry and Renovation Technician program will provide you with the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to achieve your goals.

What you learn in carpentry school

In your first year of study, you will develop a foundation of knowledge and hands-on skills with respect to tools, blueprint reading, layout, materials, methods, and construction practices for residential construction projects. In the second year of our carpentry school, you will take your technical knowledge and skills to the next level with the study of advanced tool use, exterior and interior finishing, as well as an introduction to plumbing, electrical and HVAC. You will also build your leadership and management skills through the study and application of quantity surveying, estimating, small business operation, scheduling, and property development.... [-]

Canada London Simcoe Saint Thomas Woodstock  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
London South Bank University

BTEC Higher National Diploma, accredited by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Energy Institute. Delivered on a full-time or part-ti ... [+]

Build your future

Have you just finished your A-levels? Or are you an electrician, plumber, HVAC technician or in facilities management? If you look after Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) systems and want to develop your skills, this HND course is for you.

Alongside M&E systems, we’ll cover energy conservation and environmental impact. In line with modern engineering practice, you’ll also develop your management and communication skills, helping you to realize your full career potential.

Why study HND Building Services Engineering at LSBU? Heritage: we have been running courses for the Building Services Engineering industry since 1947. Professional accreditation: part accredited by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and the Energy Institute. Future proof: Major projects in London and the raised focus on the environment and sustainability are resulting in an increased demand for those graduating from this course. Study modes to suit you: study full-time or part-time one day a week. Our specialist staff are experts, with a great deal to share. We have one of the best laboratory–workshop complexes in London. 1st for graduate prospects amongst London competitors in Building (Sunday Times 2019). Ranked 2nd amongst London competitors for overall satisfaction in Building courses (National Student Survey 2018). Accreditations Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 2 years September Southwark Campus Part-time 3 years September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
North Iowa Area Community College

Welding Diploma is a two-semester program designed for individuals seeking skill development and certification in common welding procedures leading to employment in a va ... [+]

Welding Diploma is a two-semester program designed for individuals seeking skill development and certification in common welding procedures leading to employment in a variety of industries. The program is recognized as an Institutional Member of the American Welding Society and upon completion of all coursework, AWS Certification can be attained. The program’s outlined competencies are achieved through a combination of classroom theory, welding demonstration, and practice. Primary emphasis is placed upon hands-on skill development in a state-of-the-art lab facility. Through completion of the program, students gain competency in arc, gas, and automated welding and cutting processes.

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USA Mason City
September 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
North Iowa Area Community College

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration technicians, often referred to as HVACR technicians, work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that co ... [+]

Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration technicians, often referred to as HVACR technicians, work on heating, ventilation, cooling, and refrigeration systems that control the air quality in many types of buildings. Heating and air conditioning systems control the temperature, humidity, and overall air quality in homes, businesses, and other buildings. By providing a climate-controlled environment, refrigeration systems make it possible to store and transport food, medicine, and other perishable items.

The Heating and Air Conditioning Technology program prepares students for entry into the residential, commercial and industrial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning industry.... [-]

USA Mason City
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus