Certificate II in Split Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
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:
- install and disconnect both split air-conditioning and water heating pump systems
- work with refrigerant tubing and fittings to position, assemble and start up
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
|Study Level||Certificate II|
PT: 5 weeks
|Course Type||Victorian TAFE Course|
|Campuses||Workplace, Box Hill|
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Full Tuition Fee||$2,574.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$288.00|
|Retain Course Items***||No fee applies|
* 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.
Enrol throughout the year.
Part time: 5 weeks (1 day a week plus 3 months to complete a supervised workplace installation)
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.
- UEENEEE038B – UEENEEE038B – Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
- UEENEEE101A – Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
- UEENEEE102A – Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
- UEENEEE105A – Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
- UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
- UEENEEE137A – Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
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 the Institute and CAE 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.
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
May lead to employment as an ARC licensed to install, commission and decommission split air conditioning systems up to 18kw.
Delivery of 5 units over 5 consecutive Fridays.
Assessment of remaining 6 units by Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Completion of supervised workplace installation.
|UEENEEJ105A||POSITION, ASSEMBLE AND START UP SINGLE HEAD SPLIT AIR CONDITIONING AND WATER HEATING HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS||70.0|
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.
|UEENEEJ172A||RECOVER, PRESSURE TEST, EVACUATE, CHARGE AND LEAK TEST REFRIGERANTS - SPLIT SYSTEMS||60.0|
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.
|UEENEEE038B||PARTICIPATE IN DEVELOPMENT AND FOLLOW A PERSONAL COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT PLAN||20.0|
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.
|UEENEEJ102A||PREPARE AND CONNECT REFRIGERANT TUBING AND FITTINGS||30.0|
This unit covers fixing, securing and mounting techniques as applied in the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand and portable power tools, safe lifting techniques, safe use of ladders and elevated platforms and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.