Certificate IV In Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing

Certificate IV In Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing

VET NATIONAL CODE:  UEE42711

Total Duration

78 Weeks

(66 wks Tuition + 12 wks Holiday breaks)

Location

NSW | QLD Campuses (AIBT)

Pricing

OffShore Int Student: $20,700 *

OnShore Student Visa Holder: $18,000 *

*Total Material Fee $1,500

This qualification provides competencies in high level fault diagnosis and rectification, commissioning and maintenance of refrigeration systems and equipment that apply to commercial food storage and preservation, air-conditioning, air distribution equipment and/or special applications. It includes regulatory requirements for purchasing and handling refrigerants.

Please Note: 

  • Students must complete the First Aid Course as part of the AIBT Job Ready Program prior to commencing any practical lessons and assessments
  • Completion of an AIBT qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (e.g. licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations
National Code:
UEE42711
CRICOS Course Code:
095252E
Nationally Recognised:
Delivery mode:
In Class (NSW | QLD)
Assessment:
The assessment of each unit of competency will take place during the course. Assessments will take the form of written assessments, classroom exercises and / or practical tasks through workshop observation and demonstration and Log Book in our classroom / engineering workshops. Students may be required to finalise some practical activities away from the classroom. Supplementary evidence will be gathered if required from the course workbook.
Start dates:

January, March, June, July, September and October

Awarded by
Australia Institute of Business and Technology RTO Code: 41138 | CRICOS: 03430J
Packaging Rules:
To achieve a Certificate IV in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE42711), a total of 31 units must be completed: 27 Core units Plus 4 Elective units of which a total of weighting of 180 points from the following groups: Group A: Imported units from other training packages and/or state accredited courses can be added to this group, but they must be selected from qualifications where the unit is first packaged at AQF level 4. If units have not being assigned a weighting by the relevant EE-Oz Industry Technical Advisory Committee, their weighting will be 10 points. Group B: Electives in this group, the weighting will be minimum points 0. Group C: Electives unit from this group, their weighting will be minimum 90Elective units must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level. Note: UEENEEJ109A – Those holding a Certificate IV in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing trade qualification or equivalent” meet the requirements of this unit and its pre-requisite requirements.

Core Subjects

 
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
UEENEEE103A
Solve problems in ELV single path circuits
UEENEEE105A
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107A
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE117A
Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
UEENEEE124A
Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEENEEE137A
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEENEEJ102A
Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
UEENEEJ103A
Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems
UEENEEJ104A
Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems
UEENEEJ106A
Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories
UEENEEJ107A
Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment
UEENEEJ108A
Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants
UEENEEJ109A
Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations
UEENEEJ110A
Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls
UEENEEJ111A
Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components
UEENEEJ112A
Diagnose and rectify faults in complex air conditioning/ refrigeration systems
UEENEEJ113A
Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems
UEENEEJ153A
Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems
UEENEEJ170A
Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems
UEENEEK145A
Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures
UEENEEP012A
Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring
UEENEEP017A
Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures
UEENEEP024A
Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
UEENEEP025A
Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply
 
 

Elective Subjects

 
BSBCMM401
Make a presentation
BSBLDR402
Lead effective workplace relationships
UEENEEJ123A
Commission complex (HVAC) heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems
UEENEEJ125A
Commission complex refrigeration systems and equipment
 
Entry requirement:

Academic requirement:
Completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent with satisfactory completion of mathematics and physics
English requirement:

A minimum of IELTS 5.5 is required.

This is a generic entry requirement. For more specific indicators, please refer to your Sales Manager. Please note if you hold a passport from any sub continent country, a minimum IELTS of 6 is required.

International Students who do not meet the English language requirements for this course may undertake English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) according to the English Learning Matrix.

Certificate IV in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing (UEE42711)   

The following Pre-requisites are required for this qualification.

UEENEEK145AImplement and monitor energy sector environmental ad sustainable policies and procedures.There are no pre-requisites for this unit
UEENEEP012ADisconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiringThere are no prerequisite competencies for this unit
UEENEEP017ALocate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set proceduresUEENEEP012A
Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring
UEENEEP024AAttach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supplyUEENEEE101A
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEP025AAttach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supplyUEENEEP024A
Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 volt supply
BSBCMM401Make a presentationThere are no prerequisite competencies for this unit.
BSBLDR402Lead effective workplace relationshipsThere are no prerequisite competencies for this unit.
UEENEEJ123ACommission complex HVAC heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

UEENEEJ112A

Diagnose and rectify faults in complex air conditioning/ refrigeration systems

UEENEEJ109A

Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations

UEENEEE101A

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

UEENEEE102A

Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

UEENEEE003B

Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits

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

UEENEEJ102A

Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings

UEENEEJ103A

Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems

UEENEEJ104A

Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems

UEENEEJ106A

Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories

UEENEEJ125A

 

UEENEEJ107A

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

UEENEEJ108A

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

UEENEEJ110A

Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls

UEENEEJ111A

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

UEENEEJ113A

Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems

UEENEEJ153A

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

UEENEEJ170A

Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems

UEENEEJ194A

Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits

UEENEEP012A

Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring

UEENEEP017A

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

UEENEEP024A

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

UEENEEP025A

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

There are no prerequisite competencies for this unit.

UEENEEJ125ACommission complex refrigeration systems and equipment.

UEENEEJ112A

Diagnose and rectify faults in complex air conditioning/ refrigeration systems

UEENEEJ109A

Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations

UEENEEE101A

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

UEENEEE102A

Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

UEENEEE003B

Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits

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

UEENEEJ102A

Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings

UEENEEJ103A

Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems

UEENEEJ104A

Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems

UEENEEJ106A

Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories

UEENEEJ107A

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

UEENEEJ108A

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

UEENEEJ110A

Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls

UEENEEJ111A

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

UEENEEJ113A

Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems

UEENEEJ153A

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

UEENEEJ170A

Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems

UEENEEJ194A

Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits

UEENEEP012A

Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring

UEENEEP017A

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

UEENEEP024A

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

UEENEEP025A

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

OHS:
Practice in workplace and during training is subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety.

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Legislation:
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.
https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2004B01432

Electrical Authorisation Licenced Occupation of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic:
Each state and territory has different requirements in relation to Australian context gap training and electrical authorisation for the licenced occupation of Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic.

New South Wales

To apply for a refrigerant handling licence and the Provisional Tradesperson Certificate, OTSR holders wishing to work in New South Wales (NSW) must contact:

  • the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC),who issue the Trainee Licence (for handling of refrigerant in classroom and workplace), and
  • New South Wales Fair Trading who is the regulator responsible for issuing the Provisional Tradesperson Certificate.

IMPORTANT: Both licences are required to work in NSW as an Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic (under supervision).

Holders of a Trainee Licence and a Provisional Tradesperson Certificate must:

  • enrol in and complete Australian context gap training, and
  • work under the supervision of a current holder of an Airconditioning and Refrigeration Licence or Certificate.

On successful completion of Australian context gap training and supervised employment, applicants are eligible to apply for a Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32211).

On receipt of the Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32211), an applicant may apply for a full Refrigerant Handling Licence – Qualified Persons (2 years) with ARC and an Airconditioning and Refrigeration Licence or Certificate with New South Wales Fair Trading.

For specific information about airconditioning and refrigeration licences in NSW please contact the following:

Australian Refrigeration Council

Telephone

1300 884 483

Email

enquire@arctick.org

Address

Locked Bag 3033
BOX HILL VIC 3128

Website

https://www.arctick.org

New South Wales Fair Trading

Telephone

13 32 20

Email

HBLicensing@finance.nsw.gov.au

Address

NSW Fair Trading
PO Box 972
PARRAMATTA NSW 2124

Website

NSW Fair Trading

 

Queensland

Refrigerant handling licence

To apply for a refrigerant handling licence, OTSR holders wishing to work in Queensland (QLD) must contact the:

  • Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC), who issue the Trainee Licence(for handling of refrigerant in classroom and workplace)

Holders of a Trainee Licence must:

  • enrol in and complete Australian context gap training, and
  • work under the supervision of a holder of a current and full licence that is related to the refrigeration work that the trainee licence holder is being trained in, for a period up to twelve (12) months.

On successful completion of Australian context gap training and supervised employment, applicants are eligible to apply for a Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32211).

On receipt of the Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32211), an applicant may apply for a full Refrigerant Handling Licence – Qualified Persons (2 years).

For more information about airconditioning and refrigeration licences in QLD, please contact the Australian Refrigeration Council.

Telephone

1300 884 483

Email

enquire@arctick.org

Address

Locked Bag 3033 BOX HILL VIC 3128

Website

https://www.arctick.org

Electrical work licence

A person who holds an OTSR as an airconditioning and refrigeration mechanic must obtain the Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32211) before being eligible for a restricted electrical work licence in Queensland. Whilst holding the OTSR and the Trainee Licence, you must have a licensed person carry out the disconnecting, reconnecting and fault finding of any electrical equipment you are required to work on.

On receipt of the Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration, you may apply for a restricted electrical work licence. In most cases applicants will be issued with an electrical work training permit and will need to undertake additional on and off the job training to obtain the licence. For more information please contact the Electrical Safety Office on 1300 632 993.

Refrigeration and Airconditioning work licence

A holder of a Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32211) and a Refrigerant Handling Licence issued by the ARC is required to apply to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) for licensing for refrigeration and airconditioning work. For more information please visit the QBCC website www.qbcc.qld.gov.au or contact QBCC on 139 333.

AIBT provides a 360 hours of workplace vocational placement for each student.

Completing all the units of competency within this qualification will lead to the issuance of a Certificate IV in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing (UEE42711) and a transcript of academic record. Students that successfully complete individual units of competency, but not the whole qualification, will be eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment detailing the completed units.

 

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