If you are seeking an extension to your Mechanical trade qualification and have experience in this field then this qualification is for you. Upon successful completion of this course you will have the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks related to servicing and repairing air conditioning components and systems of cars and heavy vehicles within an automotive service and repair business. You will also develop your employability skills including communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self-management and hands on skills relevant to the automotive air industry. Your studies within this course will be assessment focused.
Applicants need to have completed a mechanical qualification or be in a third or fourth year of a mechanical apprenticeship. Mechanical qualification study area's consist of Automotive Motor Mechanics, Auto Electricians or Diesel Fitters. Documentation relating to your trade will need to be supplied at your first class. Course Requirement Shortly after enrolment and prior to attending the first class, students will need to obtain a Trainee Refrigerant Handling license through ARCTICK. Students will need to provide their Confirmation of Enrolment along with other documentation including their supervisor's Refrigerant Handling licence number, supervisors declaration and certified photo to apply for the licence. Further information about a Trainee Refrigerant Handling Licence can be found on the ARTICK website here. It is a student's responsibility to ensure the Trainee Refrigerant Handling license is obtained prior to commencing the course. Please note that this licence can take up to 30 days to receive. On completion of the on campus workshops, students will need to have access to an automotive workshop to complete an evidence logbook which will contribute towards your final results.
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|AQF Level||Level 2: Certificate II|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Possible job outcomes include an Automotive Air Conditioning Mechanic.
Study Mode Definitions
*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.
Select a course structure below to view the delivery details, including the different study modes offered for each structure.
On-campus course delivery will run for four (4) days, students will have 12 months to finalise their log-books and assessments.
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURETU003||Service air conditioning and HVAC systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURETU004||Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURETU005||Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures||More Information||Training.gov Details|
Elective Units Students to choose one (1) of the following two (2) electives depending on their desired outcome: • AURAFA003 (students enrolled into this unit will not be able to install air conditioning systems) • AURETU001 (students enrolled into this unit will be able to install air conditioning systems)
|AURAFA002||Read and respond to automotive workplace information||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURAFA003||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURETU001||Install air conditioning systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace|
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace|
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits|
|AURETU003||Service air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURETU004||Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURETU005||Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems|
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures|
|AURAFA002||Read and respond to automotive workplace information|
|AURAFA003||Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace|
|AURETU001||Install air conditioning systems|
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations|
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems|
|AURTTE004||Inspect and service engines|
|AURTTK002||Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace|
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Students are required to supply their own personal protective equipment as required including appropriate clothing and footwear.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required:
Practical Placement Information
After completion of the 4 day workshops, students will need to undertake a Practical Placement over a 12 month period in order to meet practical competency requirements. The Practical Placement must be within an Automotive workshop.