Develop a strong foundation in the appliance service industry. Our appliance service apprenticeship will provide you with practical and comprehensive training and all the skills you need to work in the appliance service industry. You will learn from current industry professionals

  • to work safely in the appliance service industry
  • to handle and use refrigerants while servicing self-contained refrigeration and air conditioning appliances following prescribed routines
  • to use and work with drawings, diagrams, schedules, standard codes and specifications
  • to identify and document occupational health and safety hazards
  • to apply control measures
  • to problem solve, diagnose and rectify faults in the various control systems and motors of equipment such as refrigeration and air conditioning
  • to service small electrical appliances and power tools, refrigerators, clothes washing machines, and dryers
  • to source and purchase material/parts for service jobs
  • to provide quotations and deliver a service to customers



National Code UEE32111
Study Areas Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
Study Level Apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 3 years,

Course Type Apprenticeship
Campuses Workplace, Box Hill

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Apprentice Gov. Subsidised $900.00
Apprentice Concession $180.00
Full Fee $5,940.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $288.00
Retain Course Items*** $55.00


* 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

Full time: 3 years (plus 1 year of workplace training)

Workplace, Box Hill

You must:

  • have completed Year 10 of education, or equivalent
  • be registered with an Australian Apprenticeship Centre
  • have a training contract with an employer.

School based apprenticeships may also be available.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

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.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship program will allow you to obtain your restricted electrical licence from Energy Safe Victoria (ESV) and a refrigeration handling licence from the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC). You’ll also be able to apply for Class 2 – Class 1 disconnect/reconnect/fault finding licence and a full refrigerant handling licence.

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 3

After successful completion, you may wish to apply for employment opportunities as an appliance service technician for a large or small service company. Other opportunities may include following the path of owning your own business after obtaining the relevant licences.

Completion of 22 core units and elective units.

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UEENEEC017B PARTICIPATE IN APPLIANCE SERVICING WORK AND COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES 20.0

This unit covers the application of industry/enterprise policies in actively participating in work activities and in one‘s own competency development. It complies with established industry/enterprise procedures regarding how work is conducted, understanding responsibilities and obligations 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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UEENEEP017A LOCATE AND RECTIFY FAULTS IN LOW VOLTAGE COMPOSITE APPLIANCES USING SET PROCEDURES 20.0

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UEENEEP025A ATTACH CORDS, CABLES AND PLUGS TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR CONNECTION TO 1000 VA.C. OR 1500 VD.C.SUP 20.0

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UEENEEP012A DISCONNECT/RECONNECT COMPOSITE APPLIANCES CONNECTED TO LOW VOLTAGE INSTALLATION WIRING 60.0

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UEENEEP024A ATTACH CORDS AND PLUGS TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT FOR CONNECTION TO A SINGLE PHASE 230 VOLT SUPPLY 20.0

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UEENEEJ155A SERVICE REFRIGERATION APPLIANCES 60.0

This unit covers maintaining the effective and efficient operation of refrigerated appliances. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of refrigerated appliance, following service manuals, testing appliance function, locating and rectifying faults and defective components and completing the necessary service documentation.

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UEENEEJ161A VERIFY FUNCTIONALITY AND COMPLIANCE OF APPLIANCES 20.0

This unit covers testing and visually inspecting appliances to verifying that they are safe and comply with requirements. It encompasses procedures for conducting safety and functionality tests, conducting visual inspections, identifying non-compliance defects, documenting results and recommendations and initiating the rectification of any defect.

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UEENEEJ154A FIND AND RECTIFY FAULTS IN APPLIANCE CONTROL SYSTEMS AND DEVICES 60.0

This unit covers finding and repairing faults in appliance control systems and devices. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of appliance control systems and devices, reading circuit diagrams, sketching diagrams from traced circuits, applying logical fault finding procedures, conducting repairs and completing the necessary service documentation.

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UEENEEJ156A SERVICE CLOTHES WASHING MACHINES AND DRYERS 40.0

This unit covers maintaining the effective and efficient operation of clothes washing machines and dryers. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of clothes washing machines and dryers, following service manuals, testing appliance function, locating and rectifying faults and defective components and completing the necessary service documentation.

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UEENEEJ162A RECOVER, PRESSURE TEST, EVACUATE, CHARGE AND LEAK TEST REFRIGERANTS - APPLIANCES 50.0

This unit covers the recovery of refrigerants from appliances, pressure and leak testing evacuation and charging refrigerants in self contained appliances. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following regulations and industry practices for handling refrigerants and completing the necessary documentation.

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UEENEEE105A FIX AND SECURE ELECTROTECHNOLOGY EQUIPMENT 20.0

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UEENEEE107A USE DRAWINGS, DIAGRAMS, SCHEDULES, STANDARDS, CODES AND SPECIFICATIONS 40.0

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UEENEEJ102A PREPARE AND CONNECT REFRIGERANT TUBING AND FITTINGS 40.0

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UEENEEJ151A SERVICE SMALL ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES AND POWER TOOLS 60.0

This unit covers maintaining the effective and efficient operation of small electrical appliances and hand power tools. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of small appliances and power tools, following service manuals, testing appliance function, locating and rectifying faults and defective components and completing the necessary service documentation.

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UEENEEJ195A ESTABLISH THE BASIC OPERATING CONDITIONS OF VAPOUR COMPRESSION SYSTEMS - APPLIANCES 50.0

This unit covers the determination of the operating conditions of vapour compression systems of self contained refrigerated appliances. It encompasses working safely, determining refrigerant pressures and temperatures and relevant air temperatures using measurement and basic calculation methods.

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UEENEEE137A DOCUMENT AND APPLY MEASURES TO CONTROL OHS RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH ELECTROTECHNOLOGY WORK 20.0

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UEENEEJ153A FIND AND RECTIFY FAULTS MOTORS AND ASSOCIATED CONTROLS IN REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS 60.0

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UEENEEJ194A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN LOW VOLTAGE REFRIGERATION CIRCUITS 60.0

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UEENEEE101A APPLY OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS, CODES AND PRACTICES IN THE WORKPLACE. 20.0

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UEENEEE102A FABRICATE, ASSEMBLE AND DISMANTLE UTILITIES INDUSTRY COMPONENTS 40.0

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UEENEEK142A APPLY ENVIRONMENTALLY AND SUSTAINABLE PROCEDURES IN THE ENERGY SECTOR 20.0

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UEENEEE103A SOLVE PROBLEMS IN ELV SINGLE PATH CIRCUITS 40.0

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UEENEEC010B DELIVER A SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS 20.0

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UEENEEC003B PROVIDE QUOTATIONS FOR INSTALLATION OR SERVICE JOBS 20.0

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UEENEEC001B MAINTAIN DOCUMENTATION 20.0

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CPCCOHS1001A WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 6.0

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UEENEEE009B COMPLY WITH SCHEDULED AND PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM PROCESSES 20.0

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UEENEEC002B SOURCE AND PURCHASE MATERIAL/PARTS FOR INSTALLATION OR SERVICE JOBS 20.0

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HLTFA311A APPLY FIRST AID 18.0

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UEENEEE020B PROVIDE BASIC INSTRUCTION IN THE USE OF ELECTROTECHNOLOGY APPARATUS 20.0

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UEENEEJ103A ESTABLISH THE BASIC OPERATING CONDITIONS OF VAPOUR COMPRESSION SYSTEMS 60.0

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HLTCPR211A PERFORM CPR 3.0

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UEENEED101A USE COMPUTER APPLICATIONS RELEVANT TO A WORKPLACE 20.0

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UEENEEJ184A APPLY SAFETY AWARENESS AND LEGAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CARBON DIOXIDE REFRIGERANT 10.0

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UEENEEJ175A SERVICE AND REPAIR SELF CONTAINED HYDROCARBON AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS 20.0

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UEENEEJ118A RESOLVE PROBLEMS IN POST MIX REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS 20.0

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UEENEEJ171A RESOLVE PROBLEMS IN REFRIGERATED BEVERAGE VENDING CABINETS 20.0

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UEENEEJ159A SERVICE GAS HEATING APPLIANCES 40.0

This unit covers maintaining the effective and efficient operation of gas heating appliances. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of the gas appliance, following service manuals, testing appliance function, locating and rectifying faults and defective components and completing the necessary service documentation.

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UEENEEJ157A SERVICE ELECTRICAL HEATING APPLIANCES 60.0

This unit covers maintaining the effective and efficient operation of electric heating appliances. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of electric heating appliances, following service manuals, testing appliance function, locating and rectifying faults and defective components and completing the necessary service documentation.

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UEENEEJ158A SERVICE DISHWASHER MACHINES 40.0

This unit covers maintaining the effective and efficient operation of dish washing machines. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of dish washing machines, following service manuals, testing appliance function, locating and rectifying faults and defective components and completing the necessary service documentation.

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UEENEEJ173A SERVICE AND REPAIR MICROWAVE OVENS 40.0

This unit covers maintaining the effective and efficient operation of microwave ovens. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of microwave ovens, following service manuals, testing appliance function, locating and rectifying faults and defective components and completing the necessary service documentation.

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UEENEEJ104A ESTABLISH THE BASIC OPERATING CONDITIONS OF AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS 20.0

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UEENEEJ188A REPAIR AND SERVICE SELF CONTAINED CARBON DIOXIDE REFRIGERATION AND HEAT PUMP SYSTEM 20.0

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UEENEEJ174A APPLY SAFETY AWARENESS AND LEGAL REQUIREMENTS FOR HYDROCARBON REFRIGERANTS 10.0

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UEENEEJ189A SERVICE ROOM AIR CONDITIONERS 30.0

This unit covers maintaining the effective and efficient operation of self contained room air conditioners. It encompasses working safely, applying knowledge of room air conditioners, following service manuals, testing appliance function, locating and rectifying faults and defective components and completing the necessary service documentation.

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