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PPGS 1144 - Controls for Hydronic Technicians

Piping, Plumbing, Gas Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

A practical introduction to the installation of controls involved with hydronic systems including control strategies, installation procedures and techniques, safe work practices, and commissioning. This course includes instruction on how to install and commission a functioning hydronic control system. Passing grade is 70%.





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 41201

Mon Nov 05 - Mon Dec 17 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 05 - Dec 17 Mon/Wed 18:00 - 21:00 BBY



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Students require the Modern Hydronic Heating Manual available for purchase at the BCIT bookstore. Go to or call 604-432-8379. No class November 12.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.


Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Compare several control strategies.
  • Install and commission a functioning hydronic control system including Snow and Ice Melt Systems (SIM).
  • Install rough and finished wiring to meet electrical code standards.
  • Design a control system (ladder diagram) based on a specific application.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

PPGS 1144 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Hydronic Technician
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Modern Hydronic Heating
Author Siegenthaler
Publisher Delmar
Copyright 2012
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-42833-515-8
Price $205.95


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