Bachelor of Technology in Building Services Technology

Bachelor of Technology in Building Services Technology

Entry Qualifications i. NVQ level 5 in the relevant technology area (Construction, Civil, Mechanical, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Electrical & Quantity Surveying)
or

ii. HNDE, NDT, NDES, NDET or equivalent qualification in the relevant technology area specified below and acceptable to the Academic Council of the University of Vocational Technology
or

iii. Any other qualification which the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission has accepted to be equivalent to NVQ level 5 or 6

Exemptions may be granted in relevant modules after a proper evaluation for those who have NVQ level 6 or equivalent qualifications. Preference will be given to those applicants having post diploma industrial experience of at least 1 year duration.

Duration 3 years
Modules Year 1

  • Engineering Mathematics I
  • Engineering Physics
  • Theory of Electricity
  • Communication Skills I
  • Building Environment & Human Comfort
  • Construction Technology I
  • Building Services Drawing
  • Architectural Aspects of Building Services
  • Engineering Mathematics II
  • Thermodynamics
  • Strengths of Materials
  • Electrical Technology
  • Computer Programming C++
  • Communication Skills II
  • Construction Technology II
  • Fluid Mechanics
Year 2

  • Lighting Systems in Buildings
  • Ancillary Services in Buildings I
  • HVAC Systems
  • Building Acoustics
  • Installation of Piped Services in Buildings
  • Electrical Installation Technology
  • Research Methods
  • Presentation of Engineering Information
  • Industrial Economics & Management
  • Building Services Integration Software
  • Ancillary Services in Buildings II
  • Energy Management in Buildings
  • Measurement Practice & Estimating
  • Construction Planning & Control
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Meditation & Stress Management
Year 3

  • Work Based/Industrial Training
  • Building Management Systems Software
  • Final Year Project *
  • 3D Modeling for Buildings
  • Quality Management in Buildings
  • Building Management for Sustainability
  • Decision Making Techniques
  • Photography
  • Occupational Health and Safety

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