Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
Air-conditioning and Refrigeration course details
Course description and aims
Before you enrol in this course you must contact the campus or campuses of your
choice for details of information sessions and other procedures that may apply.
Compulsory attendance at an information session may apply.
This course is for those want to work as an air-conditioning and refrigeration
You will learn how to select components, install, set up, test, fault find,
repair and maintain refrigeration systems and equipment that apply to food
storage and preservation, air conditioning and air distribution equipment in
buildings and premises.
The Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration qualification meets
PART of the requirements for issue of a 'Qualified Supervisors Certificate -
Refrigeration and/or Air Conditioning' issued by NSW Fair Trading, which permits
the holder to work unsupervised on refrigeration and/or air-conditioning systems
and associated electrical work and to directly supervise others undertaking this
work. The course also includes regulatory requirements for purchasing and
Note: The Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Legislation Amendment
Bill 2003 apply to this qualification.
Course outcomes and careers
Refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanic.
Completion of this qualification, with appropriate elective units, can provide
credit towards one of the following:
- Certificate IV in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing;
- Certificate IV in Air-conditioning Systems Energy Management and Control;
- Certificate IV in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Systems.
This qualification provides competencies to select components, install, set up,
test, fault find, repair and maintain refrigeration systems and equipment that
apply to food storage and preservation, air conditioning and air distribution
equipment in buildings and premises. It includes regulatory requirements for
purchasing and handling refrigerants.
The Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Legislation Amendment Bill
2003 apply to this qualification. Prior to planning the delivery of any
training and/or assessment activities all legislative and regulatory
requirements shall be identified and included.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
However, the Electrotechnology Training Package recommends typical language,
literacy and numeracy skill levels needed to successfully complete each
Competency Standard Unit undertaken within this qualification.
Learners should either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate
simulated workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this
Enrol at any location
Attendance can be negotiated so that it best suits you and your employer. Common attendance modes include going to class one day per week (part-time), or attending a block of classes e.g. three weeks of full-time study, three or four times
Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies.
You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (APN) and tell them you're interested in studying at Sydney TAFE.
The APN will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the APN to complete a Training Plan Proposal.
Once you have both these documents, the APN will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion (capped at $2,000) of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
This offering is for apprentices who are studying a Certificate III in AC & Ref
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|UEENEEK142A||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector||20|
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace||20|
|UEENEEP024A||Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply||20|
|UEENEEP025A||Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. su||20|
|UEENEEJ113A||Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems||40|
|UEENEEJ170A||Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems||70|
|UEENEEJ111A||Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components||40|
|UEENEEP012A||Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring||54|
|UEENEEE137A||Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work||20|
|UEENEEJ104A||Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems||20|
|UEENEEJ103A||Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems||60|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components||40|
|UEENEEJ153A||Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning syst||50|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment||20|
|UEENEEJ107A||Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment||80|
|UEENEEJ106A||Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories||60|
|UEENEEP017A||Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures||18|
|UEENEEC025B||Participate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities||20|
|UEENEEJ102A||Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings||30|
|UEENEEJ108A||Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants||60|
|UEENEEJ167A||Resolve problems in central plant air conditioning systems||40|
|UEENEEJ110A||Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls||50|
|UEENEEE103A||Solve problems in ELV single path circuits||40|
|UEENEEJ194A||Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits||40|
|UEENEED101A||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace||20|
|UEENEEE107A||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications||40|
|UEENEEJ109A||Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations||20|