Near Zero Energy Buildings - Online

TUS - Limerick Campuses


Course Name Near Zero Energy Buildings - Online
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 104532 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose Technological University of the Shannon Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend
Location (Districts) Limerick City
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Duration 8 months

Dates TBC. Content will be delivered online with a total of 2 Saturday sessions for site visits and design tutorials arranged in advance during the delivery period.
Course Fee Course Fees €1,700
Entry Requirements

Expand+What are the entry requirements?
Minimum requirements will normally be a pass in six Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics or an equivalent qualification. Equivalence may be demonstrated by an appropriate qualification and significant r...

Course Content

Expand+The residential sector accounts for 25% of all energy used in Ireland. European Directives require that all new buildings must meet a Near Zero Energy Building standard by 2020 (2018 in the case of public buildings). In addition, changes in building ...

Subjects Taught What modules will I study?
Module 1: Passive Solar and Sustainable Building Design
Module 2: Air Tightness and Ventilation
Module 3: Small Scale Renewable Energy Systems
Module 4: NZEB Project
Assessment Method There will be no final examination but the programme is assessed using formal academic procedures. Assessment will be carried out through a combination of Case Studies, Online Exams and engagement in online activities.
Number of Credits Qualification
Certificate in Near Zero Energy Buildings (Special Purpose Award, Level 6, 20 Credits)
Careers or Further Progression Are there opportunities for further study?
BIM with Revit Architecture
BIM with Revit MEP
Construction Project Management
Construction Health & Safety
Further Enquiries For queries relating to course content:
Seamus Hoyne

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+353 61 293055
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