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Improve your career prospects with a domestic air-conditioning qualification

If you’re a qualified tradesperson looking to upgrade your skills in air-conditioning, this Certificate course is the one for you. This three day short course covers the domestic installation, commissioning and de-commissioning of single head, split air conditioning and heat pump systems to a prescribed routine where the maximum plant capacity for each system does not exceed 18 kWr.

This includes wall hung, floor and ceiling suspended, cassette and ducted fan coil split systems and water heating heat pump systems. This qualification excludes competencies required for service, repair, maintenance, diagnostic/fault finding and electrical work or the safe and proper installation of commercial refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump plant and equipment. Course details

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Anthony Slavic

Learning practical skills through hands-on teaching

As a self proclaimed 'hands on' learner, my teachers at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast recognised the importance of providing me with avenues that showcase my desire to be creative with my hands. The practical knowledge and skills I have learnt throughout the course as well as having the qualification from completing a nationally accredited course, will allow me to fulfil my desire to travel the country....making and fixings things!

Anthony Slavic
Certificate III in Carpentry

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

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A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Entry requirements

  • IMPORTANT :  All participants are required to bring a copy of their current Electrical Licence or Trade qualification when enrolling.
  • Please note: Existing workers may be included based on experience and skill.  The teacher will determine eligibility prior to enrolment. Please contact Clayton on 5581 8434 or email clayton.milford@tafe.qld.edu.au.
  • 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.
  • To check your eligibility for subsidised funding please contact Bec Hyssett on 0466 206 472 or email bec.hyssett@tafe.qld.edu.au.

The following documents are to be provided on the first day of training:

  • Copy of current LVR (Low Voltage Rescue) and CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) Certificate
  • Classroom Handling Licence from Arctick
  • Drivers Licence or photo ID

These documents will be used to credit you for a number of units within the course and you will only be trained in and assessed on the balance of units after the cross crediting.

How to apply for the Arctick Trainee Classroom Licence

All participants need a Trainee 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. The current cost for this licence is $30.00 and is payable to ARC, this is not part of the TAFE Queensland Gold Coast fees.

Step 1

Apply online
Under Trainee Licences fill out the Online Application.  Ensure that you apply for the Trainee Classroom Licence called; CL000 – Trainee (classroom only) licence. Fill in your personal details and employers details (if applicable).

Step 2

Once completed online an email will be sent to you with further instructions on how to complete the application. This email 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 Trainee Classroom Licence number to you, please bring this to the first day of training.

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

Resources required

  • Steel capped safety work boots must be worn. 
  • Students will require basic stationery supplies (i.e. pens, exercise books and a calculator).

Timetable

  • Classes are delivered face-to-face from 8.00am-3.45pm at Ashmore Campus, B Block:
    • August intake - Tuesday 29 August, Wednesday 30 August and Thursday 31 August 2017
    • November intake - Wednesday 1 November, Thursday 2 November and Friday 3 November 2017
  • The course delivery will be over three full days regardless of which category you fall under when enrolling (i.e. Plumber, Electrician, Existing Experienced Worker).
  • Further contact may be required for completion of workbooks and to gather further documentation to support cross credits or RPL application.

Units

To achieve this qualification students must successfully complete 10 core units and 1 elective.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
UEENEEE038B Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan Core
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace Core
UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components Core
UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment Core
UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications Core
UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work Core
UEENEEJ102A Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings Core
UEENEEJ104A Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems Elective
UEENEEJ105A Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems Core
UEENEEJ172A Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants - split systems Core
UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector Core

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

To check your eligibility for the subsidised price please contact Bec Hyssett on 0466 206 472 or email bec.hyssett@tafe.qld.edu.au.

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

Air-conditioning Installer.

Job prospects

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic

Anthony Slavic

Learning practical skills through hands-on teaching

As a self proclaimed 'hands on' learner, my teachers at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast recognised the importance of providing me with avenues that showcase my desire to be creative with my hands. The practical knowledge and skills I have learnt throughout the course as well as having the qualification from completing a nationally accredited course, will allow me to fulfil my desire to travel the country....making and fixings things!

Anthony Slavic
Certificate III in Carpentry

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

All done? Then you're ready to Enrol now

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

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.

More about RPL

More info:
http://tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/career-changers-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 22 June 2017

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