Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Technician

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Areas Of Interest:   Electrical Trades
Certificate Level:  Certificate IV
Certificate Name:  Certificate IV in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Systems
Certificate Description:  As a Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Technician you would determine heat loads and select equipment for basic commercial refrigeration or residential air conditioning applications.
Code:  UEE42911
Work Type:  Analytic & Scientific Practical & Manual

Skills & Knowledge you will learn

Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
Solve problems in ELV single path circuits
Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems
Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems
Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories
Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment
Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants
Verify functionality and compliance of refrigeration and air conditioning installations
Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls
Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components
Commission air conditioning and refrigeration systems
Establish the thermodynamic parameters of refrigeration and air conditioning systems
Establish heat loads for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning applications
Find and rectify faults in motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems
Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems
Analyse the psychrometric performance of HVAC/R systems
Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits
Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring
Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures
Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply
Attach cords, cables and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to 1000 Va.c. or 1500 Vd.c. supply
Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures
Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants
Select basic commercial refrigeration system equipment, components and accessories