UEE32211 Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

UEE32211 Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

UEE32211 Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

National Code/Units: UEE32211 Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

 

Why should I enroll in this course?

This course will enable a student to become a licensed refrigeration mechanic. This will enable you to install, decommission, service and repair refrigeration systems of any size which apply to buildings and premises. This includes, cool-rooms, freezers, air conditioning and air distribution systems.

What is covered in the course?

  • Establish the basic operation conditions of vapor compression systems
  • Establish the basic operation conditions of air-conditioning systems
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in air-conditioning and refrigeration systems and components
  • Diagnose and rectify faults in air-conditioning and refrigeration control systems
  • Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants
  • Service and repair self-contained hydrocarbon air condition and refrigeration systems
  • Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories
  • Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems,
  • Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations
  • Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls
  • Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • *Plus additional Hydrocarbon module including HFC R32.*

Qualification Description

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of people that want to install, set up test, fault find, repair and maintain refrigeration and air-conditioning systems that apply to food storage and preservation, air-conditioning and air distribution equipment in buildings and premises.

The air-conditioning refrigeration mechanic may also be the appropriately licensed person with responsibility under the relevant licensing authority in the State or Territory. Air-conditioning refrigeration mechanics licensing varies across States and Territories and additional requirements to attainment of this qualification may be required.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Air-conditioning and refrigeration mechanic (ANZSCO code  342111)

The qualification has core unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the Air-conditioning refrigeration industry.

The Air-conditioning refrigeration industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Additional units of competency may be required to meet registration requirements in various States and Territories.


Core and Elective Units of Competency
Consistent with the training package rules, the units listed below will be delivered for this course. The code and title of unit is provided.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 29 units of competency:
  • 25 core units
  • 4 elective units

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification.

Accreditation and Outcome

This course is government accredited and has national recognition. Successful completion of this course and the RPL process, satisfies the requirements of the ARC and students can apply for Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration. http://www.arctick.org/online_services.php

Code of Training Product: UEE32211

Title of Training Product: Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Training Package: UEE32211 Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Release 6 17th April 2014

Service Skills Organization: Australian Industry Standards, http://www.australianindustrystandards.org.au/

Foundation Skills

The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (language, literacy and numeracy) that are essential to performance.

  • Learning skills to recognise and respond to safety issues and procedures; recognise potential hazards and risks; identify and act on or report breaches in safety or environmental and heritage concerns; consider risk treatments; identify and manage risks to personal wellbeing; identify and access communication equipment and systems; obtain permits and clearance in accordance with procedures; apply basic fire fighting techniques; maintain a clean work environment; and adhere to site policies relating to smoking, drug and alcohol use.
  • Reading skills to understand relevant information in compliance documentation and procedures; and familiar work documents.
  • Writing skills to complete familiar records (sometime computer generated reports), including for example, hazard reporting forms, JSAs, Take 5 and Step Back reports
  • Oral Communication skills to establish and maintain communication with others to assist flow of work activities; and obtain and clarify information; and use language appropriate to site.
  • Numeracy skills to understand site incident and injury statistics; interpret risks and manage own work time.
  • Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of the Units of Competency within this Qualification

Entry Requirements and Prerequisites

Cohort 1: Fully Qualified Electricians Entry requirements/ pre-requisites:

  • 1. Min 5 years industry experience in working with air-conditioning and electro-technology, including Electricians, Air-conditioning technicians, *
    2. Must have completed UEE20111 Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
    3. Must have white card; CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry*
    4. Must provide evidence of trade background* a. Must hold a current full current Electrical License, Certificate III UEE30811 or equivalent*
    5. Must be currently working in a role working on tools with Air-conditioning and Refrigeration in a workplace a working environment where electrical / air-conditioning electrical work is being carried out. This may include a domestic/ commercial site where air-conditioning is being installed. This is critical in order to complete all training and assessment/ RPL requirements of this qualification, as all practical requirements of the training and assessment occur in the workplace as part of role requirements, with theory only sessions occurring in a classroom environment*
    6. Students are required to have the following skills and knowledge in order to successfully complete this qualification: *
  • • Reading and writing – a learner will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of texts within a variety of contexts.
    • Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language including some unfamiliar material within a variety of contexts.
    • Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognize and use a variety of conventions and symbolism of formal mathematics.

Cohort 2: Minimum 5 years trade background in construction industry

  • Entry requirements/ pre-requisites
    1. Must have completed UEE20111 Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
    2. Must have white card; CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry*
    3. Must be currently working in a role working on tools with Air-conditioning and Refrigeration in a
    workplace a working environment where electrical / air-conditioning electrical work is being carried out. This may include a domestic/ commercial site where air-conditioning is being installed. This is critical in order to complete all training and assessment/ RPL requirements of this qualification, as all practical requirements of the training and assessment occur in the workplace as part of role requirements, with theory only sessions occurring in a classroom environment*
    4. Students are required to have the following skills and knowledge in order to successfully complete this qualification:*
  • • Reading and writing – a learner will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of texts within a variety of contexts.
    • Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language including some unfamiliar material within a variety of contexts.
    • Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognise and use a variety of conventions and symbolism of formal mathematics.
    *Evidence of this entry requirement is required on enrolment

Target Client

Group The client group for this qualification has been identified through consultation with industry. Following is a list of the client groups the RTO will be targeting for this training based on guidance from the UEE11 training package guidelines;
https://training.gov.au/TrainingComponentFiles/UEE11/UEE11_R1.5.pdf . Date: 20 June 2017

Cohort 1: Fully Qualified Electrician

  • Target group characteristics:
    1. Fully qualified electricians
    2. Generally aged in their 30’s
    3. Min 5 years industry experience in working with air-conditioning
    and electro-technology, including Electricians and technicians
    seeking recognition for current skills and knowledge*
    4. Seeking recognition for current skills and knowledge in air-conditioning, refrigeration and/ or heat pump systems
    5. Currently employed with support from employer for skills recognition

Cohort 2: Minimum 5 years trade background in construction industry

  • Target group characteristics:
    1. No trade certificate
    2. Generally aged in their 30’s
    3. Typically a trades assistant in the construction industry with at
    least 5 years working with air-conditioning and electro-technology seeking recognition for current skills and
    knowledge *
    4. Seeking recognition for current skills and knowledge in air-conditioning, refrigeration and/ or heat pump systems
    5. Currently employed with support from employer for skills
    recognition

Course Duration

The course generally runs between 1-2 years with a minimum of 800 hours* Students should be able to accommodate up to 10 hours per week for homework on average. In addition to class visits and assessments. Student’s previous skills and experience can be taken into consideration by the RTO processing credit transfers and Recognized Prior Learning (RPL)

ASSESSMENTS – All students will be issued with learner guides and assessments and which will include instructions and an outline of their assessments. All materials are bench marked and mapped against the relevant units of competencies; are reviewed as part of the validation strategies and meet the assessment requirements

  1. Practical assessments may be completed in the workshop and classroom
  2. Students are expected to complete written assessments at home or in class
  3. Students should be spending a minimum of 10 hrs. per week on this qualification
  4. Student must have access to a work site where air-conditioning is being installed

How much does the course cost?

Please contact us for course costs, as location and subsidies may apply.

How do I apply?
Please contact us for enrollment forms and further information
Phone : 1300 558 625
Email : info@collegeofclimatechange.com.au

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Certificates are issued by Construction Industry Training Australia Pty Ltd
Registered Training Organisation RTO ID 45031

* State legislation may vary from State to State, check with your Sate to comply with their licensing regulations*

 

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