If you are a plumber or electrician who wants to up-skill to apply for a refrigerant handling licence then this is the course for you.
Our course in split air-conditioning and heat pump systems will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to apply for the licence issued by the Australian Refrigeration Council. Under the leadership of current industry professionals you will learn how to:
24 Jan 2020 at 01:00PM AEST
Enrol throughout the year.
Part time: 5 weeks (1 day a week plus 3 months to complete a supervised workplace installation) (the time taken to complete this course will vary depending on your input)
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
May lead to employment as an ARC licensed to install, commission and decommission split air conditioning systems up to 18kw.
You must have a trade background in electrotechnology or an associated industry. You are required to have a basic understanding of the correct use of hand tools and safety equipment required to conduct installation and testing of air conditioning equipment.
You need to be currently associated with the trade, as a supervisor will be required for you to obtain a trainee refrigerant handling licence for the final assessment in the workplace (install a Split Air Conditioning System).
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Applicants will be required to provide evidence of previous study and/or industry experience, skills and knowledge for these units.
These units are assessed via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
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.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
After completion and currently employed with a trade employer you may wish to apply into the UEE32211 - Certificate III in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning. You'll also be able to apply for Class 2 - Class 1 disconnect/reconnect/fault finding licence and a full refrigerant handling licence.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2
|Core Skills Support Fee||$80|
|Retain Course Items||$0|
|Total Course Estimate||$3,318|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$3,318|
Delivery of 5 units over 5 consecutive Fridays.
Assessment of remaining 6 units by Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Completion of supervised workplace installation.
This unit covers the assembly, installation and starting up and de-commissioning of single head split air conditioning systems and split water heating heat pump systems up to a maximum of 18kWr refrigeration capacity.
It encompasses working safely and to standards, following routine procedures to install equipment, connecting pipe work, pressure testing, evacuating, perform functional checks and complete installation/regulatory documentation.
Note: The Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Legislation Amendment Bill 2003 may apply to this unit. Prior to planning the delivery of any training and/or assessment activities all legislative and regulatory requirements shall be identified and included.
This competency standard unit covers the recovery of refrigerant, pressure and leak testing, evacuation and refrigerant charging in split air conditioning and heat pump systems. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following regulations and industry practices for handling refrigerants and completing the necessary documentation.
Note: The Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Legislation Amendment Bill 2003 may apply to this competency standard unit. Prior to planning the delivery of any training and/or assessment activities all legislative and regulatory requirements shall be identified and included.
This unit covers the application of skills and knowledge in taking responsibility for one's own competency development. It encompasses understanding the structure of a competency development plan, participating the development of a personal competency development plan, understanding responsibilities and obligation under competency development plan, following activities for developing competency, self-monitoring competency development and meeting trainee obligations for periodic reporting of competency development activities.
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