Air-Conditioning Air System Design & Equipment Specification and Selection 1

Offered by School of Engineering

Short Course / 13 days / TGS-2020509139

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Course Fees

Course Information

In modern city life, especially in humid environments, people spend a significant amount of time in air-conditioned spaces. It’s therefore important for indoor air systems to be designed in a way that ensures good quality air for the health and safety of building occupants.

Learning Outcomes

Ensure the safety of the air we breathe with knowledge and skills in air systems and equipment selection for Mechanical Ventilation & Air-Conditioning (MVAC). You will learn all about the principles of air distribution systems using practical examples of system designs and installations in modern building and industries.


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 13 sessions (2 sessions per week)
Time: 6:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: TBC

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

  • Principles of Space Air Diffusion
  • Selection of Supply Outlets and Return Inlets
  • Basics of Air Flow in Ducts ( i.e. Total / Static / Velocity Pressure )
  • Air Duct Design Procedure and Duct Layout
  • Duct Sizing Methods
  • Selection of Air Filters
  • System Effect and Fan Fundamentals
  • Fan System and Fan Selection
  • Sound Measurement in MVAC System
  • Condensing Water System


Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

Funding period for this course is from 13 Feb 2020 to 30 Sep 2024. 

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website ( to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
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Enhanced Training Support
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee$642.00
Singaporeans aged below 40 and Permanent Residents qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$192.60
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$72.60
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$72.60