UEE32211 Certificate III Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration

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UEE32211 Certificate III Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Description

This qualification provides competencies for selecting 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 duration of the UEE32211 Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration is 9 hours per day, 1 day per week for 118-120 weeks.

Job Roles & Career Pathways

The qualification is designed for students wishing to enter the Electro-technology industry for roles including an Air Conditioning and Refrigeration mechanic covering domestic, industrial and commercial premises. Full details can be found at www.training.gov.au

Entry Requirements

COURSE ENTRY
There are no formal course entry requirements into this qualification.

RTO ENTRY

This course is recommended for students who wish to enter the industry and has vocational experience in the industry but without any formal qualifications. Students are required to have a limited knowledge and skill base in a variety of Electrotechnology contexts including making judgements, completing routine activities and taking limited responsibility in the Electrotechnology workplace.

Students are required to have language, literacy and numeracy skills as required to undertake these workplace functions.

INTAKE
Course start dates are as listed on the RTO training schedule.

Further Learning

The UEE32211 Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration is a prerequisite for several specialised courses in the Electrotechnology Industry that will help you to further your career.

Students who complete the UEE32211 Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration can continue their studies by advancing to the UEE42711 Certificate IV in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Servicing or any other relevant Certificate IV level qualification.

COURSE STRUCTURE
This course comprises all the required 25 Core competency units to a total of 1000 points and elective unit streams, each totalling 60 points.

Delivery

The duration for this course in training weeks will be as follows:

  • Stream A: WHS/First Aid: 120 weeks = 1084 training hours
  • Stream B: WHS/CPR: 118 weeks = 1070 training hours
  • Stream C: WHS/Hydrocarbon Refrigerants: 120 weeks = 1080 training hours

This will involve a blend of classroom-based, simulated and supervised workplace-based training to ensure full competency.

Assessment Methods

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 observation and demonstration

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

Resources

Students will be provided with the following resources required to complete the UEE20111 UEE32211 Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration upon enrolment:

  • Australian Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Vol 1 Edition 5 & Vol 2 Edition 4 by Graham Boyle (For Full course only), RPL students will receive handouts

Relevant Industry Standards

Superior Training Centre’s delivery and assessment of the UEE32211 Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration complies with the following Australian standards:

  • AS1668.2
Core Units
  • UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
  • UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
  • UEENEEC025B Participate in refrigeration and air conditioning work and competency development activities
  • UEENEEK142A Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
  • UEENEEJ104A Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems
  • UEENEEJ103A Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems
  • UEENEEE107A Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
  • UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
  • UEENEEJ110A Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls
  • UEENEEJ102A Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
  • UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
  • UEENEEJ106A Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories
  • UEENEEP012A Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring
  • UEENEEP024A Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt suppl
  • UEENEEP025A Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply
  • UEENEEE103A Solve problems in ELV single path circuits
  • UEENEEJ194A Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits
  • UEENEEJ108A Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants
  • UEENEEP017A Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures
  • UEENEEJ153A Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • UEENEEJ170A Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems
  • UEENEEJ107A Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment
  • UEENEEJ111A Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components
  • UEENEEJ113A Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • UEENEEJ109A Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations

 

StreamDescription
Stream A
OHS/First Aid
- UEENEEJ167A Reslove problems in central plant air conditioning systems
- CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
- HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Stream B
OHS/CPR
- UEENEEJ167A Reslove problems in central plant air conditioning systems
- CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
- HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Stream C
OHS/Hydrocarbon Refrigerants
- UEENEEJ167A Reslove problems in central plant air conditioning systems
- UEENEEJ174A Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hyrdocarbon refrigerants
- CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
Volume Of Learning

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. The hours that make up the volume of learning for UEE32211 Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration are:

 

StreamCategoryHours
AClassroom Based Learning542
ASimulated/Practical Assessments542
AWorkplace Learning116
Total: 1200
BClassroom Based Learning535
BSimulated/Practical Assessments535
BWorkplace Learning130
Total: 1200
CClassroom Based Learning540
CSimulated/Practical Assessments540
CWorkplace Learning120
Total: 1200
Course Summary
  • Units: 1000 points
  • Core units: 25
  • Elective units: 5
  • Course duration: 2 years Journey Man  or 3 years for Apprenticeship
  • RTO # 41122

Course Resources

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