Course code: 900-82497

    Statement of Attainment in Automotive Air Conditioning Servicing

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Strengthen your automotive trade qualification and gain the skills and knowledge you need for your AAC02 Refrigerant Handling licence. Learn to work safely on automotive air conditioning and HVAC systems as an automotive air conditioning specialist.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

    • Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems

    • Identify vehicle air conditioning systems, components and refrigerant service ports

    • Test operation systems and components

    • Operate recovery equipment

    • Read and interpret the Australian automotive code of practice regulations

    • Access hazards and risks for both yourself and the environment

    Course outcomes

    Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

    • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment

    • The skills and knowledge you need to apply for the AAC02 Refrigerant Handling Licence

    • The ability to work safely on automotive air conditioning and HVAC systems

    • Credit towards a full qualification in automotive study

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

    Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

    • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

    Completion requirements

    During your study you’ll need to provide your teacher with the following evidence:

    • Before your first day of class you must provide evidence of a current Trainee Refrigeration and Air Conditioning licence (TL000) from the Australian Refrigeration Council. To apply for your licence, you will need:

    • A signed declaration from your work supervisor using the online form

    • Proof of course enrolment from TAFE NSW student services

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

    • Completed or will complete an appropriate Certificate III Automotive trade qualification if you want to obtain the AAC02 Refrigerant Handling Licence

    • A valid driver licence

    • The ability to work unsupervised

    • The ability to provide your own cotton drill pants, a long sleeve cotton drill shirt, protective footwear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    • An intermediate level of fitness to manage the physical demands of the role - climbing, lifting and moving items heavier than 15kgs

    • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level

    TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

    PathwaysFuture career and study options

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: automotive air conditioning service specialist with an appropriate Certificate III Automotive trade qualification and AAC02 Refrigerant Handling Licence


    This is a licensed occupation. When you successfully complete the Statement of Attainment in Automotive Air Conditioning Servicing and an appropriate Certificate III Automotive Trade Qualification you can apply for an AACO2 Refrigerant Handling licence with ARCtick. Visit ARCtick for more information.

    Study pathways

    Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:

    Further study0 Courses

    Advance your skills to take your career to the next level

    The Statement of Attainment in Automotive Air Conditioning Servicing does not have any post-graduate courses.

    Related study2 Courses

    Strengthen your expertise and gain specialist skills to expand your employability.

    Your experience counts

    At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

    UnitsUnits taught in this course

    Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

    • Recover vehicle refrigerantsAURETU102

    • Service air conditioning and HVAC systemsAURETU103

    • Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC componentsAURETU104

    TAFE NSW servicesFacilities and support

    TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

    • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

    • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

    • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

    • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

    • TAFE NSW Libraries

    • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

    • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

    • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

    • Student associations – get social with our student community

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