MCAST Advanced Diploma in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning

MCAST Advanced Diploma in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning

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MCAST Advanced Diploma in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning
Course CodeCE4-A1-14
MQF LevelLevel 4
Duration3 years on apprenticeship
Awarding BodyMCAST
Fees
Entry RequirementsMCAST Diploma in Construction Engineering

or

MCAST Diploma in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

or

MCAST Diploma in Building Services Installations (Plumbing or Plumbing and Electrical)

or

MCAST Diploma in Welding and Fabrication

or

MCAST Diploma in Electrical Installations

or

MCAST Diploma in Engineering (Electronics)

or

MCAST Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

or

4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes

Compulsory: Mathematics and Physics

 

Other Entry Requirements
Course DescriptionThis Level 4 diploma course gives participants the knowledge and skills which are in demand by the HVAC trade. Students will be expected to carry out systems modification and customization.

The course is based on both off-the-job and on-the-job training.

Students will gain an in-depth knowledge and experience which may lead them to supervisory roles in the future.

During the course students are also given the opportunity to develop personal skills and attributes essential for successful performance in related careers.

Study/Course Delivery
Assessment
Programme Learning Outcomes1. Carry out a risk assessment of the surrounding working environment before and after executing an assigned task

2. Carry out installations, repairs and planned maintenance of existing systems within local refrigerant handling legislation

3. Identify materials, refrigerants and equipment that can be used for specific applications

4. Prepare HVAC components for operation and commissioning.

Core Study Units
  • Science & Measurement Within the HVACR Industry
  • Material, Refrigerant Handling, and Pipework
  • Domestic and Industrial electrical installations
  • Refrigeration Technology
  • Schematics and Installation Coordinated Drawings
  • HVACR Commissioning, Alteration and Repair
  • Heating Technology
  • HVAC electrical and control wiring systems
  • Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technology
  • Heat Pumps
  • Industrial/Commercial RAC Technology and Plant
  • Planning And Administration
  • Programmable Logic Controllers and BMS
  • Occupational safety in the constuction industry
  • Synoptic Project
Specialist Units
Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Building Services Engineering
Career Opportunities
  • Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technician
  • Building services installation/maintenance supervisor

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