Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

A qualification designed for apprentices to qualify as an air conditioning and refrigeration mechanic and contributes towards eligibility  for a Restricted Electrical Licence and full Refrigerant Handling Licence.

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In the UEE32211 Certificate III in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration  qualification students will learn to select components and install, test, fault find, repair and maintain refrigeration systems and equipment for food      storage and preservation.

Students will also learn to apply these skills for air-conditioning and air distribution equipment for buildings an premises. The course covers the regulatory requirements for purchasing and handling refrigerants.

Axial’s qualified trainers will help students understand the theoretical and practical aspects of the course to support their success.

What is the duration of the course?

Students will be allowed 48 months to complete the qualification.

Core and elective units: (Hydro Carbon Stream)

 

Code

Title

Type

Weighting Points

Nom Hrs

UEENEEC025B

Participate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities

C

60

20

UEENEEE101A

Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

C

20

20

UEENEEE102A

Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

C

40

40

UEENEEE103A

Solve problems in ELV single path circuits

C

40

40

UEENEEE105A

Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

C

20

20

UEENEEE107A

Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

C

40

40

UEENEEE137A

Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

C

20

20

UEENEEJ102A

Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings

C

30

40

UEENEEJ103A

Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems

C

60

60

UEENEEJ104A

Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems

C

20

20

UEENEEJ106A

Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories

C

60

60

UEENEEJ107A

Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment

C

80

80

UEENEEJ108A

Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants

C

60

60

UEENEEJ109A

Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations

C

20

20

UEENEEJ110A

Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls

C

50

60

UEENEEJ111A

Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components

C

40

40

UEENEEJ113A

Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems

C

40

40

UEENEEJ153A

Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems

C

50

60

UEENEEJ170A

Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems

C

70

80

UEENEEJ194A

Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits

C

40

60

UEENEEK142A

Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

C

20

20

UEENEEP012A

Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring

C

60

60

UEENEEP017A

Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures

C

20

20

UEENEEP024A

Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply

C

20

20

UEENEEP025A

Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply

C

20

20

UEENEED101A

Use computer applications relevant to a workplace

E (A)

20

20

UEENEEJ174A

Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants

E(B)

10

10

UEENEEJ175A

Service and repair self-contained hydrocarbon air conditioning and refrigeration systems

E(B)

20

20

UEENEEJ176A

Install and commission hydrocarbon refrigeration systems, components and associated equipment

E(B)

20

20

 

Core and elective units: (Carbon Dioxide Stream)

 

Code

Title

Type

Weighting Points

Nom Hrs

UEENEEC025B

Participate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities

C

60

20

UEENEEE101A

Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

C

20

20

UEENEEE102A

Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

C

40

40

UEENEEE103A

Solve problems in ELV single path circuits

C

40

40

UEENEEE105A

Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

C

20

20

UEENEEE107A

Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

C

40

40

UEENEEE137A

Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

C

20

20

UEENEEJ102A

Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings

C

30

40

UEENEEJ103A

Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems

C

60

60

UEENEEJ104A

Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems

C

20

20

UEENEEJ106A

Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories

C

60

60

UEENEEJ107A

Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment

C

80

80

UEENEEJ108A

Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants

C

60

60

UEENEEJ109A

Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations

C

20

20

UEENEEJ110A

Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls

C

50

60

UEENEEJ111A

Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components

C

40

40

UEENEEJ113A

Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems

C

40

40

UEENEEJ153A

Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems

C

50

60

UEENEEJ170A

Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems

C

70

80

UEENEEJ194A

Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits

C

40

60

UEENEEK142A

Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

C

20

20

UEENEEP012A

Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring

C

60

60

UEENEEP017A

Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures

C

20

20

UEENEEP024A

Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply

C

20

20

UEENEEP025A

Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply

C

20

20

UEENEED101A

Use computer applications relevant to a workplace

E (A)

20

20

UEENEEJ184A

Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for carbon dioxide refrigerant

E(B)

10

10

UEENEEJ185A

Repair and service carbon dioxide refrigeration systems

E(B)

20

20

UEENEEJ186A

Install and commission carbon dioxide refrigeration systems, components and associated equipment

E(B)

20

20

 

 

Career Pathways

You could find employment in specialised appliance repair workshops or mobile operations. See more about the possible outcomes of this course here.

Assessment Requirements

Assessment will consist of individual or clustered units of competencies, whereby the student will display their theoretical and practical ability to a standard where the trainer can deem them competent.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ideal for people without any formal qualifications. No matter how, when or where you acquired your skills, you can still receive a full or partial qualification based on your experience gained through various work or life situations.

Government Funding and Incentives

Some applicants may be eligible for funding through the Department of Education and Training. For more information contact the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) or visit the Government Funding and Incentives section of this website.

Our Trainers

We have a team of friendly and experienced trainers who are dedicated to providing tailored training to suit the needs of our students and their employers. Visit Our Trainers page to view profiles of our training team.

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