Introduction to openHAB 3.0 - Level 3

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Overview The Introduction to openHAB 3.0 – Level 3 will introduce learners to the home automation platform and equip them …


The Introduction to openHAB 3.0 – Level 3 will introduce learners to the home automation platform and equip them with the skills to build their own home automation system. This popular home automation system is cloudless and technology and manufacture-independent. The course will explore the concepts and features of openHAB.   You will learn to integrate multiple other devices and systems into a single solution.     

The Introduction to openHAB 3.0 course will demonstrate the flexibility of this tool and how you can provide a common approach and user interface to automation rules of the entire system. You will learn to focus and perform a task or achieve a goal in openHAB. Basic functions can be performed in openHAB quickly.      

The Introduction to openHAB 3.0 course will provide the relevant expertise and skill on what makes openHAB so effective. You will also have a complete understanding of coming up with your own home automation system. There is an ever-increasing need for qualified individuals and this course will demonstrate to leading employers you are continually developing yourself and making you a desirable candidate.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Study365?

Study365 is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies and provides learners the opportunity to take this accredited iAP course.  At Study365, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training.  

Learners who register will be given excellent learning support, discounts for future purchases, and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships, and their favourite restaurants. 

  • About the Tutor
  • Learning Outcome
  • Who is this Course for?
  • Entry Requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Career Path & Progression

Venkatesh is the founder of Makerdemy which is based in Singapore and has operations in Chennai, India. He has a BSc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras and a Masters in Financial Engineering from the National University of Singapore. He also has an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore. Venkatesh strongly believes that education helps transform people’s lives and that it should be made accessible to everyone.

Makerdemy offers world-class education for learners to stay ahead of technology and innovation. There are exciting courses on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things, and Embedded Systems, enabling learners to explore tomorrow’s technology today and remain relevant in the marketplace.

  • Learn the basics of home automation
  • Learn how to set up and configure openHAB 3.0
  • Gain a complete understanding of concepts in openHAB
  • Learn about Home Automation using Rules
  • Design user interfaces for your smart home

This course is recommended for,

  • Any developers or engineers who wish to work with automation platforms.
  • Home automation enthusiasts who wish to control all aspects of their smart home products and devices.
  • Electronics hobbyists who look forward to tinkering with programming boards like the Raspberry Pi, and work on automation tasks for smart homes.
  • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy
  • A sound educational background is recommended
  • Basic understanding of electronics and related concepts
  • Working knowledge of the Raspberry Pi and ESP32 Boards
  • Basic experience with Arduino IDE, though prior experience with programming languages is not mandatory

This is a knowledge-based course, and thus, will contain no method of assessment. 

Upon the successful completion of the course, learners will be awarded an accredited Certificate of Completion for Introduction to openHAB 3.0 – Level 3 by iAP.

The International Awards for Professionals (iAP) is an awarding body established in 1999 that aims to promote a high educational standard. They hope to create online education that is trustworthy and credible. They are focused on raising the standards of online education and ensuring it is accessible to all. The iAP provides accreditation for a range of educational establishments, and monitors and continually develops the educational standards of such institutions. Their globally recognised certifications give learners the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment in the chosen fields. 

The Introduction to openHAB 3.0 – Level 3 Certificate will improve your candidature for job roles such as engineers and developers.  You can study further related courses that will open the door to new and exciting opportunities and enhance your expertise in this subject, and add this as a skillset on your resume. You will have the opportunity to land a generous-paying job, gain plenty of benefits and a wide array of opportunities. Given below are job titles you can compete for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to

  • Engineer - £69,000 (Approximately)
  • Developer - £80,000 (Approximately)


Course Curriculum

1. Getting Started with openHAB 3.0
1.1 Introduction to the Course openHAB 3.0 – Level 3 00:05:00
1.2 Home Automation Fundamentals FREE 00:05:00
1.3 What is openHAB? FREE 00:07:00
1.4 Functional View of openHAB Part 1 FREE 00:05:00
1.5 Functional View of openHAB Part 2 00:05:00
1.6 Boards best suited for openHAB 00:07:00
2. Setting up openHAB 3.0
2.1 Installation Overview 00:07:00
2.2 Install openHAB on Raspberry Pi 4 00:07:00
2.3 Initial Steps with openHAB 3.0 00:04:00
2.4 openHAB 3.0 UI Overview 00:07:00
2.5 In-depth Overview of Main UI Dashboard Part 1 00:05:00
2.6 In-depth Overview of Main UI Dashboard Part 2 00:06:00
2.7 Working on openHAB 3.0 in Raspberry Pi from the PC 00:05:00
3. In-depth Overview of openHAB 3.0
3.1 UI-driven Configuration 00:09:00
3.2 File-based Configuration Part 1 00:08:00
3.3 File-based Configuration Part 2 00:07:00
3.4 Sitemaps 00:07:00
3.5 Persistence 00:06:00
3.6 Rules 00:05:00
3.7 Scripts 00:05:00
4. Capstone Project - Home Security and Thermostat System using open HAB 3.0
4.1 Project Overview 00:07:00
4.2 Project Setup: MQTT Configuration Part 1 00:05:00
4.3 Project Setup: MQTT Configuration Part 2 00:04:00
4.4 Interfacing Components and Coding 00:08:00
4.5 Creating the Main UI Dashboard & Integrating Rules 00:07:00
4.6 Project Implementation and Upgrades 00:09:00
4.7 Further Learnings 00:06:00
4.8 Course Conclusion 00:06:00
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    J B

    Jude Bailey

    August 06, 2021

    Yeah, this course is OK, not bad.

    B G

    Blake George

    July 10, 2021
    Wonderful Job

    You guys did a wonderful job to enhance our understanding of openHAB. Congrats.

    R L

    Reed Lee

    June 06, 2021

    I am very glad to have enrolled in this course, this was a knowledge booster.

    G S

    Gail Saunders

    May 05, 2021
    Great Exam

    Study team was so helpful during the course that helped me to pass the official exam.

    K M

    Kai Marsh

    February 05, 2021
    Happy to Earn this Certificate

    A very well designed course.

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