Cert III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Code: UEE32211

This qualification 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.

The following Units of Competency are a typical example however may vary based on the Registered Training Organisation.

 Units of CompetencyNominal Hours
Stage 1
OHS1001AWork safely in the construction industry6
UEENEED101AUse computer applications relevant to a workplace20
UEENEEE101AApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace20
UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components40
UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment20
UEENEEJ103AEstablish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems60
UEENEEJ104AEstablish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems60
UEENEEJ102APrepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings40
UEENEEE103ASolve problems in ELV single path circuits40
UEENEEJ108ARecover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants60
UEENEEP024AAttach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply20
UEENEEP025AAttach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply20
Stage 2
UEENEEE107AUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications40
UEENEEJ110ASelect refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls60
UEENEEJ194ASolve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits60
UEENEEJ153AFind and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems60
UEENEEJ106AInstall refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories60
UEENEEJ170ADiagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems70
Stage 3
UEENEEP012ADisconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring60
UEENEEP017ALocate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures20
UEENEEJ107AInstall air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment80
UEENEEJ174AApply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants10
UEENEEJ178AApply safety awareness and legal requirements for ammonia refrigerant10
UEENEEJ184AApply safety awareness and legal requirements for carbon dioxide refrigerant10
UEENEEJ111ADiagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components40
UEENEEJ113ACommission air conditioning and refrigeration systems40
UEENEEK142AApply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector20
Stage 4
UEENEEC025BParticipate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities20
UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work20
UEENEEJ109AVerify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations20