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Improve your employment prospects through upskilling

If you’re a qualified mechanic or auto electrician looking to improve your employment prospects by specialising, this Certificate II could be the option for you. This upskilling course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to service and repair air-conditioning in cars and heavy vehicles. If you have previous experience in the area you may also be able to gain course credits and finish your studies sooner through Recognition of Prior Learning.

Topics include:

  • Workplace safety
  • Tools and equipment
  • Air-conditioning servicing
  • Air-conditioning diagnosis and repair
  • Air-conditioning retrofit and modifications

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Ashmore

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COST

  • Full Fee $795

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Kurt Trask

Local education produces global recognition

Winning the gold medal at the National Worldskills Competition last year was a huge honour for me. I am extremely grateful for my TAFE Gold Coast teachers who will continue to mentor me leading into the International Worldskills Competition to be held in Brazil later this year. The positive experience I have had completing my course, is a life long experience that I have shared and would recommend to anyone considering securing a role within the automotive trades industry.
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Kurt Trask
Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

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A qualification with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast will bring you practical & essential skills in your choosen field. Our hands-on training approved by industry, leads to great job outcomes for our students.

Course snapshot

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Ashmore Any time Part time / Duration will depend on the qualification held Classroom

Entry requirements

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast recommends the following:

  • You will have successfully completed a trade qualification as a mechanic or auto electrician or equivalent.
  • If you do not hold a relevant trade qualification or the required industry experience, completion of this qualification may be obtained through formal training.
  • After enrolment, all applicants must complete a short quiz on Literacy and Numeracy levels using the Basic Key Skills Builder (BKSB) prior to orientation dates or prior to the first day of class.

How to apply for the Arctick Classroom handling licence

All participants need a classroom licence from the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) prior to commencement of training. You apply for this licence online. The Website for ARC is http://www.arctick.org/index.php. The current cost for this licence is $26.00 and is payable to ARC, this is not part of the TAFE Queensland Gold Coast fees.

Step 1
Apply online
Once on ARC’s website click on the Red Circle (top left corner). Apply for a new ‘RHL’ Application; ensure that you apply for the Trainee Automotive Air-conditioning Licence; TL000. Fill in personal details and employers details (if applicable).

Step 2
Once completed online an e-mail will be sent to you with further instructions on how to complete the application This e-mail will include an application to be printed, completed and posted to ARC together with:

  • A verified passport photo (this will go on your full licence after completion)
  • Confirmation of your course enrolment (you will receive this from TAFE Queensland Gold Coast after enrolment)
  • Signed Trainer application (you will receive this from TAFE Queensland Gold Coast after enrolment)

Step 3
Once ARC has processed your completed application they will email the Classroom licence number to you, please bring this to the first day of training.

Ensure that you complete your classroom licence application; this is a prerequisite for you to attain your installation licence upon completion of the course.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Ashmore
Corner Heeb Street and Benowa Road
Ashmore QLD 4214

Resources required

Under Workplace Health and Safety legislation you are legally required to wear appropriate protective clothing in class and around the Trades area at all times.  Students without the correct gear will be denied entry into the classroom.

Students are to provide the following protective clothing:

  • Overalls or long sleeved tops and long pants (jeans are appropriate) and steel capped work safety boots. Board shorts and steel capped volleys are not permitted.
  • Stationery: Pens, pencils, paper and calculator.

Timetable

This course is held at Ashmore and classes are delivered as a combination of theory and practice.

Units

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
AURAEA2002 Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Core
AURASA2002 Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURTTA3018 Carry out diagnostic procedures Core
AURETU3004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems Core
AURETU3005 Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems Core
AURETU2003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems Core
AURETR2012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits Core
AURTTC3003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems Elective
AURTTB2001 Inspect and service braking systems Elective
AURTTC2001 Inspect and service cooling systems Elective
AURTTE2004 Inspect and service engines Elective
AURETR3025 Test, charge and replace batteries Elective
AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment Elective

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a range of payment options to suit you, no matter what your circumstances. If you are unsure which option is best for you, and would like someone to talk to about your payment options, phone 07 5581 8300 - we're here to help. Enquire about your payment options.

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

Upon successful completion of Certificate II in Automotive Air-conditioning students will gain a Certificate II qualification and be able to work as an automotive specialist in air-conditioning.

Job prospects

  • Automotive Air Conditioning Mechanic

Kurt Trask

Local education produces global recognition

Winning the gold medal at the National Worldskills Competition last year was a huge honour for me. I am extremely grateful for my TAFE Gold Coast teachers who will continue to mentor me leading into the International Worldskills Competition to be held in Brazil later this year. The positive experience I have had completing my course, is a life long experience that I have shared and would recommend to anyone considering securing a role within the automotive trades industry.
More about this course.

Kurt Trask
Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology

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  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
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    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy

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Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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http://tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/careerchangers-jobseeker/recognition-prior-learning

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 23 November 2016

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