BAS Programming Fundamentals - PROG100

BAS Programming Fundamentals (PROG100) is designed to teach students how to program from scratch. In this course, students will learn how to use design patterns to rapidly develop programs. Students will also learn how to use design patterns to "reverse engineer" existing programs.
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BAS Programming Fundamentals (PROG100) is designed to teach students how to program from scratch. In this course, students will learn how to use design patterns to rapidly develop programs. Students will also learn how to use design patterns to "reverse engineer" existing programs. Scroll down to the Description section for details.


A sneak peek of BAS Programming Bootcamp:

Course Details:

  • Fully online, self-paced course
  • Overall course length is 8 hours and 54 minutes
  • Live Office Hours 3 times/week to discuss course material
  • Access to all course material for (1) one full year




  • Demonstrate how to program a building automation system
  • Utilize design patterns and systems thinking to implement sequences
  • Develop 3 full programs from scratch utilizing the programming process


Key Topics

This course will focus on using graphical programming software to develop building automation programs. Some of the key topics this course will focus on are:

  • What programming is, how it works, and how programs are structured.
  • The purpose of points, different point types, and how points are used in programs.
  • The different logic blocks, what each logic block is used for, how to use each logic block, and when to use each logic block.
  • What design patterns are and how to apply design patterns to your BAS programs.
  • How to control valves, fans, pumps, dampers, and more with these fundamental design patterns.
  • Advanced design patterns like volumetric offset, lead-lag control, CO2 reset, and building static pressure control.
  • Three real-world programming challenges that test student learning and application.
  • Three common test processes that you will use to test your programs and to troubleshoot existing programs.



This course is designed for BAS technicians, operators, designers, programmers, and service personnel who want to learn how to program BAS control sequences and troubleshoot existing BAS programs.

Pre-requisite knowledge

Awareness of the parts and pieces of BAS. Basic knowledge of HVAC control sequence concepts. 1 year of field experience or equivalent.

Additional Materials Required: Tridium Workbench (Optional)

Successful completion will require:

Viewing all lesson videos in their entirety;

Completing and passing the Final Exam with a score of 70% or better;

Completing the Student Course Exit Evaluation.


Upon successful completion you will:

Receive a Certificate of Completion and your name will be added to the certification database.


Student Testimonial

​"This was the first and only course I found that teaches the mindset to approach programming. I went from programming nothing to programming, chillers from sequences, in weeks."

-Kariem Dorse, ​ACE Solutions Group


Course Benefits

  • Eligible for 1 CEU credit upon completion
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Fully online
  • Regularly updated course material
  • Live weekly office hours
  • Access to all course material for (1) one full year

Product SKU PROG100-1SEAT

All sales are final and non-refundable. All licenses are for one (1) individual and are non-transferable without the express written permission of Smart Buildings Academy, LLC. Invoices are to be paid within 10 days (NET 10) of receipt. Course enrollments are for one (1) year unless otherwise specified.


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Question: Question: How long do I have access to the course?


Upon receiving your login credentials, you have 365 days of access to the course. 

Question: Question: What happens after I purchase the course?


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To earn your course certificate, you will need to view all lessons, complete module quizzes, and the final course exam. 

Question: Question: How do I get help if I don't understand something?


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