Course Start Date
7 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration will give you the skills to become a qualified air-conditioning and refrigeration mechanic. You will also be eligible to apply for your Restricted Electrical Licence and Full Refrigeration Handling Licence.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Fabricate, assemble and dismantle components
- Solve problems in electrical circuits
- Install and commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems
- Fault find refrigeration and air conditioning systems
- Add and remove refrigerants used in systems
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Effective communication abilities
- Advanced organisational skills
- Time management skills
- The ability to work independently or collaboratively
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised Certificate III qualification
- The only qualification that will enable you to work on any refrigeration or air conditioning system, irrespective of size or purpose
- Air-conditioning technician (split systems)
- Refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanic
- Vending machine servicer
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing
- Certificate IV in Air-conditioning Systems Energy Management and Control
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a Part Time Day, Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 3 years. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 0.2 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research and assignment preparation.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
- The Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration qualification will be used predominantly by people seeking to enter or just entering the workforce as an apprentice/trainee. This qualification is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package.
Students will gain competencies to select components, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain refrigeration systems and equipment that apply to food storage and preservation, air conditioning and air distribution equipment in buildings and premises. It includes regulatory requirements for purchasing and handling refrigerants.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
Education and support services All students of Sydney Institute are provided with a range of support services to assist in their learning journey. Below mentioned are some of the main support services offered
- Counseling and career services
- Confidential help with personal or education problems as well as career and course choices. See the Sydney Institute counseling and careers information.
- Tutorial support
We offer tutorial support to assist with literacy, numeracy, English, math, computing, communication and study skills.
- Disabilities support
Qualified teachers and counselors are available to ensure students get the most out of their study. Find out Support services - Disability
- Library Services providing access to a range of reference books and publications
- Student Association
When students join as a member they have access to a wide range of services, facilities, activities, discounts and special offers at any Sydney Institute campus. Find out support services - student association.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday from 8:30am to 4:300pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|UEENEEE101A||Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace|
|UEENEEK142A||Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector|
|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. su|
|UEENEEJ113A||Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems|
|UEENEEJ170A||Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems|
|UEENEEJ111A||Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components|
|UEENEEP012A||Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring|
|UEENEEE137A||Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work|
|UEENEEJ104A||Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems|
|UEENEEJ103A||Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems|
|UEENEEE102A||Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components|
|UEENEEJ153A||Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning syst|
|UEENEEE105A||Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment|
|UEENEEJ107A||Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment|
|UEENEEJ106A||Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories|
|UEENEEP017A||Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures|
|UEENEEC025B||Participate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities|
|UEENEEJ102A||Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings|
|UEENEEJ108A||Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants|
|UEENEEJ110A||Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls|
|UEENEEE103A||Solve problems in ELV single path circuits|
|UEENEEJ194A||Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits|
|UEENEEE107A||Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications|
|UEENEEJ109A||Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations|
|UEENEEJ174A||Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants|
|UEENEEJ167A||Resolve problems in central plant air conditioning systems|
|UEENEED101A||Use computer applications relevant to a workplace|
Refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanic.
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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