Online Course in Building Services

Best Online Courses in Building Services 2017

Online courses allow scholars to fill a gap between different levels of study. They usually can be finished in a year. Students can use online courses to learn the most recent knowledge in fast-moving disciplines.

What is an online course in building services? Curriculums usually include topics such as project management and property development. Students learn the most current health and safety regulations and how to apply them to maintain a building’s safety. Some courses focus on topics such as building information modeling and hazards such as asbestos and fire. Scholars may also learn how to perform land surveys and work with digital technology to design buildings and create 3-D models. 

Students are usually able to identify a variety of hazards and can implement strategies to make buildings safer. They are also equipped with the knowledge to prevent emergency situations such as fires. The information gained often contributes toward a degree and sometimes meets qualifications needed to work in construction or real estate.

Some online courses allow students to pace themselves so that classes fit smoothly into tight schedules. Because costs differ depending on the intensity and length of study, it is best to research programs to understand the full financial commitment.

After finishing an online course in building services, students may use their knowledge to pursue a career in property development or real estate. They may work as surveyors or work for counties to determine the value of a property. Other students may choose to work as civil engineers, project managers or architects. Other opportunities include careers in public administration, contracting and marketing.

Online courses allow students to study at their convenience. Many scholars appreciate the flexibility of these courses and the opportunity to study at international universities. Begin your course today; 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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Advanced Property Development - Level 4 Course

Distance Learning Centre
Online Part time 200 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Advanced Property Development - Level 4 Course teaches the student what is involved in this highly challenging business area, teaching important skills and how to undertake a successful project. The course also covers subjects such as Health and Safety, Project Management and Construction and will help students you to tackle large projects and ensure you have the skills to see the development through to the end. [+]

Top Online Courses in Building Services. The Advanced Property Development - Level 4 Course teaches the student what is involved in this highly challenging business area, teaching important skills and how to undertake a successful project. The course also covers subjects such as Health and Safety, Project Management and Construction and will help students you to tackle large projects and ensure you have the skills to see the development through to the end. You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. Most coursework consists of short paragraph answers to set questions. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post. The course is split into 4 separate units: Unit 1: Introduction to Property Development Unit 2: Principles of Project Management Unit 3: Construction Materials and Science Unit 4: Health and Safety On successful completion on this course students will receive an accredited Level 4 Certificate Award. Prerequisites There are no particular entry requirements. Course Duration & Support Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies. You also have access to a personal tutor by mail or email for a 12 month period. As the course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer. Assessment You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. Most coursework consists of short paragraph answers to set questions. Your work can be sent back... [-]

Abrasive Wheels - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 2 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work. There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. [+]

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This course is aimed at anyone who uses abrasive wheels, or employs people who use abrasive wheels as part of their work. There are a wide range of tools and processes that use abrasive wheels and ensuring these are used correctly and safely is of paramount importance. Applications range from hand grinding to disc cutting. They can be used at all stages of a work process, for making preliminary cuts and scores in materials, or for fine polishing and finishing. Different wheels will have different properties and characteristics suitable for particular tasks. They also have different weaknesses and can pose different risks and hazards in handling and use. For this reason, it’s important that you always select the right abrasive wheel for the job and use it with the right machinery. This course covers the anatomy of an abrasive wheel, the dangers associated with their use, Storage and handling and much more. What you will Learn / Course Modules Introducing Abrasive Wheels The Anatomy of an Abrasive Wheel The Dangers of Abrasive Wheels Abrasive Wheel Safety Safe Speeds Other Wheel Markings Storage and Handling Checking and Testing Training and Certification Inspections [-]

Fire extinguisher - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 hour Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This course provides training in the use of different types of fire extinguishers and the protocol of tackling a fire. [+]

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This course provides training in the use of different types of fire extinguishers and the protocol of tackling a fire. What you will Learn Fire Extinguishers Pre-Engagement Action Using a Fire Extinguisher [-]

Asbestos Awareness - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 2 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This course covers all areas of asbestos awareness and is designed for anyone who may come into contact with asbestos in their work. Most commonly, that includes builders, plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other building related and maintenance trades. The course consists of 4 modules with questions at the end. The modules cover areas such as recognising asbestos, where it is used, minimising the risks and legislation about working with asbestos. [+]

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Asbestos is probably the most dangerous building material ever used. Every year thousands of people fall ill and die because of exposure to asbestos and it was widely used by the construction industry right up until the year 2000. The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 apply to employers, employees, self employed persons and duty holders and cover all work with asbestos containing materials. Regulation 10 of CAR states that every employer must ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to employees who are liable to be exposed to asbestos. This includes maintenance workers and others who may come into contact with or disturb asbestos. This course covers all areas of asbestos awareness and is designed for anyone who may come into contact with asbestos in their work. Most commonly, that includes builders, plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other building related and maintenance trades. The course consists of 4 modules with questions at the end. The modules cover areas such as recognising asbestos, where it is used, minimising the risks and legislation about working with asbestos. What you will Learn / Course Modules Properties and Risks of Asbestos Exposure Different Types of Asbestos Avoiding the Risks from Asbestos An Outline of Asbestos Legislation [-]

Basic Fire Awareness - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 - 2 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire awareness for all members of their staff. Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace. [+]

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Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire awareness for all members of their staff. Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace. Basic Fire Safety Duration: 60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions). This course will provide candidates with a general understanding of basic fire awareness including what should be done in the event of a fire, how to prevent a fire occurring and a basic introduction of the protocol of extinguishing a fire. It is a cost effective way for employers to fulfil their legal obligation to provide their employees with the necessary understanding of fire awareness. What you will Learn Chemistry of Fire Common Causes of Fire Basic Safety Features in Buildings Introduction to Fire Extinguishers What to do in Cases of Fire? [-]

Basic Fire Awareness Care Home - Certified

New Skills Academy
Online Part time 1 - 2 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire awareness for all members of their staff. Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace. [+]

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Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire awareness for all members of their staff. Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace. Basic Fire Safety Duration: 60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions). This course will provide candidates with a general understanding of basic fire awareness in care homes including what should be done in the event of a fire, how to prevent a fire occurring and a basic introduction of the protocol of extinguishing a fire. It is a cost effective way for employers to fulfil their legal obligation to provide their employees with the necessary understanding of fire awareness. What you will Learn Chemistry of Fire Common Causes of Fire Basic Safety Features in Buildings Introduction to Fire Extinguishers What to do in Cases of Fire? [-]

Global BIM Management (Building Information Modeling)

Zigurat E-Learning | Escuela de Ingenieria y Arquitectura
Online Full time 16 months May 2018 Spain Barcelona Spain Online + 1 more

The Global BIM Management Certification Program is one of the most advanced professional certification programs in the world for BIM Managers. This program has an international demand catered to the needs of professionals in the more than 20 sectors in the AECO industry. Zigurat provides our participants with the tools and advanced skills to become leaders with advanced methodologies in BIM implementation. Learn about BIM Management in construction projects and gain leadership skills by working in high performance teams from all around the world. [+]

Top Online Courses in Building Services. Behind every great building there are professionals whose job it is to introduce concept methodologies into a building construction plans needed to turn a project into a success. BIM is changing the way projects evolve around the world, how they advance and conclude, whether it is in an entire project or a specific BIM implementation plan in a big or small company. This emerging practice is the result of progress in the AECO (Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operations) industry, requiring new mindsets, processes and technological proficiency to achieve significant improvements in efficiency and cost control. This global certification program is developed together with BIM Freelance (our academic partners) leading BIM practitioners, professors and architectural firms with a long history in BIM implementation, counting more than 20 years of experience in the AECO industry. The range of professionals/professors who teach is very wide, from lecturers from the Americas (there is, also, a big number Brazil), Europe, Asia, Oceania and Africa. This program is designed to prepare architecture, engineering and construction professionals. Participants may have various levels of experience to successfully learn BIM, implement it and work in a highly effective team with other professionals in the AECO industry. Applicants can expect more than 600 hours of live streaming, recorded lectures, class instructions, project training, case studies and methodologies. All of these are performed over the course of the program (which are virtually enhanced to prepare you for real projects) working with participants from all around... [-]

FdSc Foundation Degree Surveying Practice

The College of Estate Management CEM
Online Full time 2 - 3 years March 2018 United Kingdom Reading Berkshire + 1 more

Our new Foundation Degree Surveying Practice is the first online foundation degree in surveying in the UK. It is designed to give you a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of surveying. [+]

FdSc Foundation Degree Surveying Practice Our new Foundation Degree Surveying Practice is the first online foundation degree in surveying in the UK. It is designed to give you a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of surveying. It offers the opportunity of an advanced entry route into our bachelor's degree programmes and application for membership of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The Foundation Degree is recognised by RICS for AssocRICS Membership. The surveying profession offers a wide range of career opportunities within real estate management, valuation, investment, quantity surveying, building surveying, and property/ land development. Why study this course? The Foundation Degree requires up to two and a half years of study. It is very competitively priced at £600 per module, and allows students to combine work with study. With the credits from your existing Foundation Degree counting towards our RICS accredited bachelor's degree, it means you can achieve the entire qualification for less than £17k - offering an accessible education and great value for money. It will provide you with a firm foundation for a rewarding career in the property and construction industries. It will appeal to those of you with limited academic qualifications who want an internationally recognised surveying degree. Please note that you can choose to study just one module per semester if you are concerned about the time commitment. Students who have been away from school/college for a long while may prefer to study a 'taster module' in the first instance. This is the... [-]