TAFE NSW

Diploma of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering - UEE51211

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package. It is for air-conditioning and refrigeration engineering technicians. Students will learn how to develop systems, select equipment, and commission, maintain and diagnose faults/malfunctions of refrigeration systems and equipment that apply to commercial food storage and preservation and air conditioning and air distribution equipment and special applications.

Subjects

  • Design industrial refrigeration systems and select components
  • Produce detailed engineering drawings
  • Repair and service ammonia refrigeration systems
  • 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
  • Use computer aided drafting systems to produce basic engineering drawings
  • Design hydrocarbon refrigerated systems
  • Design secondary refrigerant systems
  • Resolve problems in refrigerated beverage vending cabinets
  • Use engineering applications software
  • Resolve problems in transport refrigeration systems
  • Select basic commercial refrigeration system equipment, components and accessories
  • Implement and monitor OHS policies and procedures
  • Implement and monitor, policies procedures for environmentally sustainable electrotech work practice
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
  • Evaluate thermodynamic and fluid parameters of refrigeration systems
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems
  • Produce basic engineering graphics
  • Analyse the psychrometric performance of HVAC/R systems
  • Develop effective strategies for energy reduction in buildings
  • Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems
  • Repair and service carbon dioxide refrigeration systems
  • Organise and communicate information
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • Select residential air conditioning system equipment, components and accessories
  • Produce HVAC/R control system diagrams
  • Design carbon dioxide refrigerated systems
  • Determine noise and vibration encountered in HVAC/R applications
  • Design ammonia refrigerated systems
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • Manage people performance
  • 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
  • Analyse the operation of HVAC air and hydronic systems
  • Resolve problems in dairy refrigeration systems
  • Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations
  • Establish the thermodynamic parameters of refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures
  • Estimate electrotechnology projects
  • Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants
  • Resolve problems in hydronic systems
  • Establish heat loads for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning applications
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
  • Install and commission hydrocarbon refrigeration systems, components and associated equipment
  • Perform CPR
  • Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components
  • Design control systems for refrigeration or heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems
  • Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls
  • Resolve problems in ultra-low temperature refrigeration systems
  • Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits
  • Evaluate and report on the indoor air quality of buildings
  • Provide computational solutions to basic engineering problems
  • Evaluate and report on building services energy management systems
  • 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
  • Design commercial refrigeration systems and select components
  • Produce HVAC/R system design drawings
  • Resolve problems in beverage dispensers
  • Ensure team effectiveness
  • Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for carbon dioxide refrigerant
  • Prepare tender submissions for electrotechnology projects
  • Install and commission ammonia refrigeration systems, components and associated equipment
  • Compile and produce an electrotechnology report
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • Develop and implement maintenance programs
  • Work safely in the construction industry
  • Use CAD to create and display 3D models
  • Resolve problems in ice making systems
  • Design heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and select components
  • 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
  • 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

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ultimo College, Main Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years

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