About the course

About the course

Do you want to be able to service and repair automotive air conditioning systems?

You have the option of studying the full qualification, or alternatively use your existing qualification as credit towards this course.  To study this course, you must obtain a Refrigerant Handling Licence (through Arctick).  Please refer to the Arctick website for applicable fees.  

  • If you are you a qualified mechanic looking to upskill your knowledge, you will be required to complete just 3 units through flexible delivery, and attending online training through MS Teams. Once all the theory is completed you attend a 1 day practical to complete the course
  • If you do not hold a suitable automotive qualification you will be able to achieve this qualification by completing the 13 units online via flexible delivery (Part on line, or in your workplace), then attending Box Hill for the practical.

From our automotive air conditioning course you can gain the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks related to servicing and repairing air conditioning systems.

You'll learn how to diagnose and repair cooling systems, how to inspect and service both engines and fuel systems, how to test and repair electrical circuits and how to install basic ancillary electrical systems and components.  

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Intake Dates & Course Length


You can enrol throughout the year

Full time: 10 weeks

This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery.

This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.

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Career Outcomes


After successful completion, you may wish to apply for a range of roles such as automotive air conditioning serviceperson.

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Entry Requirements


To study this course, you must obtain a Refrigerant Handling Licence (through Arctick).  Please refer to the Arctick website for applicable fees.  

To be eligible for this course, you must be able to provide evidence of:

  • a Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Light Vehicle (or equivalent) or
  • a Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology (or equivalent) and 
  • evidence of substantial automotive industry experience

If you do not hold a suitable automotive qualification you may be able to achieve this qualification by completing the 13 units online via flexible delivery (part online, or in your workplace), then attend Box Hill Institute for the practical requirements.  

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

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Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

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Pathways & Accreditation


Successful completion will enable you to apply for further automotive courses to further your industry skills and knowledge.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2

Fees & Finance Options


This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Free-TAFE or Job TrainerGovernment Subsidised ConcessionGovernment Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$0$248$1,241$4,301
Service Fee$166$166$166$166
Core Skills Support Fee$83$83$83$83
Material Fee$272$272$272$272
Retain Course Items$0$0$0$0
Total Course Estimate$521$769$1,762$4,822
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$521$769$1,762$4,822

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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