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Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Code: UEE32211

Number of units: 28

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2 - 65 weeks duration

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.

core units electives units

All the Core competency standard units, defined in the Core Competency Standard Units table in and a combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 60 points in accordance with the Elective Competency Standard Units table within the same link.

Core Subjects

Participate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
Solve problems in ELV single path circuits
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems
Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems
Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories
Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment
Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants
Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations
Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls
Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components
Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems
Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems
Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems
Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits
Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring
Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures
Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply

Elective Subjects

Resolve problems in beverage dispensers
Provide first aid
Work safely in the construction industry
Electives selection is a customised and fully tailored process, it will be dependent on each applicant’s background, experience and previous studies and/or training.

Vending Machine Servicer,Air-conditioning Technician (Split Systems),Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Mechanic 

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