UEE20120 Certificate II in Split Air-Conditioning and Heat PumpFind the full course information below
This qualification covers the installation, commissioning and de-commissioning of single head, split air conditioning and heat pumps systems to a prescribed routine where the maximum plant capacity for each system does not exceed 18 kWr.
This includes wall hung, floor and ceiling suspended, cassette and ducted fan coil split systems and water heating heat pump systems. This qualification excludes competencies required for service, repair, maintenance, diagnostic/fault finding and electrical work or the safe and proper installation of commercial refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump plant and equipment.
Job Roles & Career Pathways
The qualification is designed for students wishing to enter the Electrotechnology industry for roles including Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Trades Assistant and Split Air Conditioning Systems Installer. Full details can be found at www.training.gov.au
There are no formal course entry requirements into this qualification.
This course is recommended for students who are currently employed in the Electro-technology industry but without any formal qualifications. Students are required to have a limited knowledge and skill base in a variety of Electro-technology contexts including making judgements, completing routine activities and taking limited responsibility in the Electro-technology workplace. Obviously the more you know the better!
Students are required to have language, literacy and numeracy skills as required to undertake these workplace functions.
Course start dates are as listed on the RTO training schedule.
The UEE20120 Certificate II Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems is a prerequisite for several specialised courses in the Electrotechnology Industry that will help you to further your career.
Students who complete the UEE20120 Certificate II Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems can continue their studies by advancing to the UEE32220 Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration or any other relevant Certificate III level qualification.
This course comprises all the required 10 Core competency units to a total of 340 points and elective unit streams, each totalling 20 points.
Assessment is structured throughout the course. If students are unable to achieve competency, additional support is provided through mentoring and access to re-assessment as outlined in our policies and procedures. Assessment requires achievement across all tasks to demonstrate competence and includes:
- Written Assessment
- Portfolio of Evidence including Third party Report
- Simulated/Practical Assessment (demonstration of skills)
- Workplace e-profiling
Recognition Of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students with prior learning and work experience can apply for RPL. Students who have completed corresponding units of competency and/or units contained within the packaging rules can apply for Credit Transfer. RPL evidence must include some of the following:
- Work Experience
- Life Experience
- Previous Study e.g. qualifications, industry training
- Professional Development Programs and/or Courses
Students will be provided with the following resource handouts required to complete the UEE20120 Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems upon enrolment:
- Australian Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Vol 1 Edition 5 & Vol 2 Edition 4 by Graham Boyle
Relevant Industry Standards
Superior Training Centre’s delivery and assessment of the UEE20120 Certificate II in Split Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems complies with the following Australian standards:
UEECD0007 Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace UEECD0016 Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components UEECD0020 Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment UEECD0027 Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications UEERA0049 Install and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems UEERA0059 Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings UEERA0064 Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants – split systems UEERE0001 Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector UEENEEC001B Maintain documentation
Volume Of Learning
The course UEE20120 Certificate II in Split Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems has a duration of 36 weeks, 20 hours per week (including up to 10 weeks of holidays) classroom-based learning, online, self-paced learning, and simulated/practical assessments. The students should be working in the industry to complete Workplace Evidence hours*
Volume of Learning
The volume of learning allocated to this qualification includes all teaching, learning and assessment activities that are required to be undertaken by the targeted student to achieve the learning outcomes of this qualification.
The volume of learning for UEE20120 – Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems as a certificate III level qualification is typically delivered over 0.5 – 1 year (600 – 1200 hours) based on unit of competency selection and the identified target market.
The Volume of Learning is 740 hours consisting of scheduled delivery and self-paced study and 144 hours of project and workplace evidence.
Total duration for UEE20120 – Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems is 864 hours over 42 weeks as follows:
- 36 weeks delivery and assessment
- 360 hours scheduled mandatory face to face classes
(10 hours per week during term time: theory, tutorial, assessment, practical – classroom and simulated Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems environment)
- 216 hours online learning
(6 hours per week during term time)
- 144 hours self-paced learning
(4 hours per week during term time)
- 144 hours approximately of indirect and supplementary workplace evidence
(4 hours per week during term time additional to scheduled hours)
The students should be working in the industry to complete Workplace Evidence hours*
- 6 weeks break
The volume of learning allocated to a qualification will vary depending on the level of the qualification and the experience and competency of the student. Students must complete the allocated hours for the qualification they are undertaking in order to achieve competency. If the student applies for RPL or Credit Transfer, the volume of learning may be reduced
- Core units: 10
- Elective units: 1
- Course duration: 18 months expected
- RTO # 41122