Engineering Sciences and Environment:

Building Environmental Systems Operator

Sheridan Certificate

Complex buildings require trained solutions. In Sheridan's Building Environmental Systems Operator - Class 1 Certificate program, you'll receive the training you need to operate healthy, energy efficient, economically viable, and sustainable buildings in any sector. You will explore the intricate building sectors such as air conditioning, controls, electricity, water treatment, and more. 

Keep things running smoothly. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

In order to achieve Sheridan's Building Environmental Systems Operator - Class 1 Certificate, you must first complete all seven (7) courses listed underneath the header "Class 2 - Compulsory".

The recommended introductory course is ENGI79001 Building Systems - A Practical Overview

Textbook Requirements

Students will purchase all textbooks directly through the Seneca College online bookstore found here

These courses are part of the Building Environmental Systems Operator Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Class 2 - Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Seven (7) Courses. You should complete these courses before taking the Class 1 Compulsory Course

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Course Code:
ENGI79002
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Air Handling
Course Code:
ENGI79003
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Building Systems: A Practical Overview
Course Code:
ENGI79001
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Controls
Course Code:
ENGI79004
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Electricity (BES)
Course Code:
ENGI79005
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Heating
Course Code:
ENGI79006
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Water Treatment
Course Code:
ENGI79007
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Class 1 - Compulsory Course

Successfully Complete One (1) Course

Energy Efficiency in Large Buildings
Course Code:
ENGI79009
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Class 1 - Elective Course(s)

Successfully Complete One (1) of the Following Courses

Air Systems Design
Course Code:
ENGI79008
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Hospital Building Systems
Course Code:
ENGI79010
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Related Course(s)

Low Carbon Building Skills for Administrators and Supervisors
Course Code:
ENGI78011
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Low Carbon Skills for Building Operators
Course Code:
ENGI78010
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Program Delivery

This program is delivered via virtual (synchronous) classroom.

Program Description

Complex buildings require trained solutions. Welcome to Sheridan's Building Environmental Systems - Class 1 Certificate program! With hands-on practical experience through industry experts, you will learn how to successfully manage and maintain buildings in any sector. 

You will have the skills to operate and handle heating systems, air conditioning and refrigeration units, electrical systems as well as air handling, preventive and corrective maintenance, and water treatment programs. 

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand the main components of a building 
  • Develop knowledge and experience in electrical controls, system controls, air-handling units, and more 
  • Perform calculations in relation to temperature, heat, and more 
  • Explain rules, regulations, and procedures in relation to the safe operation of equipment 
  • Identify indoor air quality issues 
  • Understand energy efficient buildings and how to address them
  • and more! 

Keep things running smoothly. Enrol today.

Recommended Program Pathway

In order to achieve Sheridan's Building Environmental Systems Operator - Class 1 Certificate, you must first complete all seven (7) courses listed underneath the header "Class 2 - Compulsory". After completion of those mandatory seven (7) courses, students can move towards the courses listed under "Class 1 - Compulsory" and "Class 1 - Electives".

The recommended introductory course is ENGI79001 Building Systems - A Practical Overview

Textbook Requirements

Students will purchase all textbooks directly through the Seneca College online bookstore found here

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-874-4440.
 

Sample job titles:

  • Building Operator
  • Building Systems Technician
  • Building Systems Supervisor
  • Maintenance Technician
  • Environment Manager
  • Supervisor, Building and Site Services
  • Hospital Building Operator
  • Controls Technician
  • Superintendent,  Building and Operations
  • Site Superintendent