Charles Darwin University

Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration - UEE32211

Charles Darwin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

This qualification is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package. It provides 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.

Structure

  • 23 core
  • at least 2 stream core
  • at least 3 electives.

Subjects

  • Repair and service ammonia refrigeration systems
  • Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
  • Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply
  • Repair and service secondary refrigeration systems
  • Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for ammonia refrigerant
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Participate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities
  • Resolve problems in refrigerated beverage vending cabinets
  • Resolve problems in transport refrigeration systems
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems
  • Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems
  • Repair and service carbon dioxide refrigeration systems
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Maintain documentation
  • Develop, enter and verify programs for programmable logic controllers using ladder instruction set
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • Use basic computer applications relevant to a workplace
  • Resolve problems in dairy refrigeration systems
  • Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures
  • Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment
  • Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants
  • Resolve problems in hydronic systems
  • Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
  • Install and commission hydrocarbon refrigeration systems, components and associated equipment
  • Perform CPR
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components
  • Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
  • Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls
  • Resolve problems in ultra-low temperature refrigeration systems
  • Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits
  • Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories
  • Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants
  • Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits
  • Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
  • Install and commission carbon dioxide refrigeration systems, components and associated equipment
  • Resolve problems in post mix refrigeration systems
  • Maintain microbial control of refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Resolve problems in beverage dispensers
  • Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for carbon dioxide refrigerant
  • Install and commission ammonia refrigeration systems, components and associated equipment
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Work safely in the construction industry
  • Resolve problems in ice making systems
  • Resolve problems in central plant air conditioning systems
  • Service and repair self contained hydrocarbon air conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • Repair and service self contained carbon dioxide refrigeration and heat pump systems
  • Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus
  • Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems

Study pathways

Not Applicable

Study information

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