This qualification is for indentured apprentices who are currently employed as an apprentice Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician. This qualification provides competencies to select components, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain refrigeration systems and equipment that apply to food storage and preservation, air conditioning and air distribution equipment in building and premises. It also includes test, fault find, repair and maintain electrical systems. You will also learn the skills and knowledge required to interpret electrical drawings, circuit development, transformers, lighting, three-phase induction motors, single-phase motors and circuit protection. On successful completion of this qualification, you will meet the requirements for a ‘restricted electrical licence’. Training for this course will be delivered through a combination of on and off the job training. It includes regulatory requirements for purchasing and handling refrigerants.
Note: The Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Legislation Amendment Bill 2003 applies to this qualification. Prior to planning the delivery of any training and/or assessment activities all legislative and regulatory requirements shall be identified and included.
This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentices in a relevant industry.
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|AQF Level||Level 3: Certificate III|
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
On completion of the course, students will meet industry requirements for the acquisition of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician qualification. On completion, students may apply for a restricted electrical licence within 12 months.
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.
To achieve the Certificate lll in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 29 units must be completed comprising of 25 core units and 4 elective Trade stream units which equals 1070 points.
The minimum required for achievement of the Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Trade are:
Imported units from other training packages and/or state accredited courses can be added to this group but they must be selected from qualifications where the unit is first packaged at AQF level 3. If units have not been assigned a weighting by the relevant EE-Oz Industry Technical Advisory Committee, their weighting will be 10 points.
Pre-requisite pathways shall be identified and met for all elective units selected.
This program is typically delivered in blocks/stages relevant to the apprenticeship and as such is delivered over a four year period to align to the apprenticeship stages.
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEK142A||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEE107A||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEE103A||Solve problems in ELV single path circuits||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ104A||Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ102A||Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ103A||Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ153A||Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEE137A||Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ108A||Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ194A||Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ106A||Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ110A||Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ170A||Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEP017A||Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEP012A||Disconnect/reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEP025A||Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEP024A||Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ107A||Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ111A||Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ113A||Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ109A||Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEC025B||Participate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEED101A||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|HLTAID001||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ174A||Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|UEENEEJ175A||Service and repair self contained hydrocarbon air conditioning and refrigeration systems||More Information||Training.gov Details|
|1||UEENEEE101A - Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace|
|1||UEENEEK142A - Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector|
|2||UEENEEE107A - Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications|
|2||UEENEEE102A - Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components|
|2||UEENEEE105A - Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment|
|2||UEENEEE103A - Solve problems in ELV single path circuits|
|3||UEENEEJ104A - Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems|
|3||UEENEEJ102A - Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings|
|3||UEENEEJ103A - Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems|
|4||UEENEEJ153A - Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems|
|4||UEENEEE137A - Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work|
|4||UEENEEJ108A - Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants|
|4||UEENEEJ194A - Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits|
|5||UEENEEJ110A - Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls|
|5||UEENEEJ106A - Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories|
|5||UEENEEJ170A - Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems|
|6||UEENEEP017A - Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures|
|6||UEENEEP012A - Disconnect/reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring|
|6||UEENEEP025A - Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply|
|6||UEENEEP024A - Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply|
|7||UEENEEJ107A - Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment|
|7||UEENEEJ111A - Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components|
|7||UEENEEJ113A - Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems|
|7||UEENEEJ109A - Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations|
|8||UEENEEC025B - Participate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities|
|8||HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation|
|8||UEENEEJ174A - Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants|
|8||UEENEEJ175A - Service and repair self contained hydrocarbon air conditioning and refrigeration systems|
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|UEENEED101A||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace|