Start your training at the Refrigeration and Climate Control Centre of Excellence (RCCC), a nationally and internationally recognised training facility. 

This hands-on pre-apprenticeship will give you a broad understanding of the Refrigeration and Air-conditioning industries.

You will learn how to use tools, electrical wiring and equipment of the trade as well as identify various refrigerants.

During this course you will learn flaring, welding, pressure testing and leak testing in regards to refrigeration systems, and practical applications with electrical apparatus and circuits.

On completion of this Certificate II pre-apprenticeship, you will receive a White Card enabling you to work safely on a building site. This will give you a better standing when applying for an apprenticeship with an employer.  It will set you on the path as a sole trader, or to working for a contracting company with a career in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning or Appliance Servicing.

National Code 22261VIC
Study Areas Electrical
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
Study Level Pre-apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT - 10 weeks

Course Type Pre-apprenticeship
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Free TAFE^ $0.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $366.40
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies

^ This course is on the 2019 Free TAFE list - find out more.

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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

You can enrol throughout the year. 

Mid-year intake - Box Hill, 24 July 2017.

Full time - 10 Weeks (Monday - Friday) - 8:05 AM to 4:35 PM

Box Hill

Year 11 literacy and numeracy level is preferred.

On successful completion, you may be eligible to apply for entry into either Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration or Certificate III in Appliance Service.

Direct entry.

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

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

This course prepares you for employment as an apprentice in the refrigeration, air conditioning industry and appliance servicing.

You must complete 10 core units and 3 elective units.

Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:53pm