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Building Services 1 Day Overview

Upcoming Courses
Key Areas  
Course Content
Who Should Attend
Course Timings
Course Fees
In-House Training 

A full overview and agenda, need to know information, and booking instructions can be found on the individual upcoming course pages. Click on a course below to view.

Upcoming Courses  

13 January


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2 July


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25 November


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Key Areas 

This 1 day introductory course takes the delegate through the different types of heating and cooling systems available for commercial complexes, includes guidance on effective maintenance and management of building services and pertinent legislation affecting building services. It is an ideal course for those who have found themselves in the position of the maintenance and management of commercial building services but without formal training. 


Course Content

Session 1: Heating and Cooling


  • Closed circuit water systems – Heating & Cooling

  • Packaged Air Conditioning Systems

  • Centralised Air Conditioning Systems, including AHUs

  • HVAC Controls encountered on Commercial Buildings

Session 2: Heating, Cooling & Electrical Services


  • Domestic Hot Water systems

  • Ventilation and Heat Recovery

  • Combined Heat and Power Systems (CHPs)

  • Lighting

  • LV Electrical Services – Switch Boards, Distribution Boards & Final circuit

Session 3: Maintenance


  • Maintenance

  • PPM Scheduling

  • Maintenance issues and how they affect system efficacy

  • Life Cycle of an Asset

Session 4: Legislation and statutory requirements  


  • Energy Performance Of Building Directive (EPBD)

  • Legionella Bacteria Control  

  • F-gas Legislation

  • Regulatory Reform Fire Safety – Fire Risk assessments

  • LOLER – Thorough Examination & Inspections

  • Fixed Installation and Portable Appliance testing

  • Record Keeping

Who Should Attend  

This course is suitable for facility managers and all those responsible for the management and maintenance of building services but without formal training in this area.


Course Timings  

Registration: 09:15
Start Time: 9:30
Latest Finish: 17:00


Course Fees  

  • Standard Rate: £335 + VAT
    Members Rate: £285 + VAT

In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once provides the opportunity for your organisation to have a training package crafted to your specific needs. In-house training can help your organisation overcome challenges and fill the skills gaps in your workforce. Courses run on a minimum number of six staff*.

For an In-house quote please email the following information to

  1. Name of course
  2. Approximate number of staff
  3. Your site address  

*Minimum numbers for In-house courses outside of the UK may vary


To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

Email: or call: +44 (0)20 8772 3660