Skip to content

DE6311 – Air Handling Systems

Module code
Module title
Air Handling Systems
To demonstrate and apply knowledge of design, select components for, and prepare design documents for Air Handling systems.
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate knowledge of air handling systems.
2. Investigate and design air handling systems.
3. Select components for air handling systems.
4. Prepare design documents for air handling systems.
- Air handling systems types, layout, operation, performance.
- Calculation of system parameters, air circulation, heat transfer, pressures, temperatures, capacity control, pressure control, temperature control, insulation, energy use, corrosion control, air filtration, heating, cooling, de-humidification, and humidification, moisture flow rate, relative humidity, air distribution, condensate drainage, insulation, human comfort, noise control, product processing and storage, capacity control, pressure control, temperature control, energy use, corrosion control, air quality, health and safety.
- Component operating principles, construction, and capacity, and selection.
- Fans, filters, air handling units, dampers, economisers, silencers, ductwork, variable air volume (VAV) boxes, grilles and diffusers, packaged air conditioning units, evaporators, heat recovery units, pressure controls, teperature controls, safety devices.
- Source data - building data; thermo-physical data for steam, air, gases, water; performative data for system components; units of measurement; regulations; standards; code of practice.
- Designing documents, sketch plans, schematic drawings, components specifications, prediction of energy use, key parameters.
Assessment Criteria
Assignment 10%
Laboratory (Practical) 10%
Project 80%

Wintec is part of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology Learn More

Learn with purpose

Explore Te Pūkenga

Te Kāwanatanga o Aotearoa - New Zealand Government

Te Kāwanatanga o Aotearoa - New Zealand Government

Copyright © 2022 Wintec