Certificate III in Appliance Service - UEE32111


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package. It is for those who work in the appliance servicing industry. Students will learn how to set-up, service and repair electrical and refrigerated appliances with electives in gas appliances.


  • Provide quotations for installation or service jobs
  • Use computer applications relevant to a workplace
  • Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply
  • Service clothes washing machines and dryers
  • Resolve problems in refrigerated beverage vending cabinets
  • Verify functionality and compliance of appliances
  • Solve problems in ELV single path circuits
  • Perform CPR
  • Service gas heating appliances
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Participate in appliance servicing work and competency development activities
  • Maintain documentation
  • 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
  • Service dishwasher machines
  • Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants - appliances
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures
  • Service electrical heating appliances
  • Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
  • Apply first aid
  • Comply with scheduled and preventative maintenance program processes
  • Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits
  • Service and repair microwave ovens
  • Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs
  • Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
  • Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
  • Find and rectify faults in appliance control systems and devices
  • Resolve problems in post mix refrigeration systems
  • Service small electrical appliances and power tools
  • Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for carbon dioxide refrigerant
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Service refrigeration appliances
  • Work safely in the construction industry
  • Service room air conditioners
  • Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems - appliances
  • 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
  • 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

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Granville College No
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Granville College.

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply. If you are a registered apprentice, you may be eligible for a Fee Free Apprenticeship, which will be verified at enrolment.The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/are-you-eligiblePAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCEFees: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/feesPayment - funding: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-fundingRECOGNITIONRecognition 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.Find out more about recognition: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/recognition-credit-transfers

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