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UEE51211

Diploma of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering

Advance your existing skill set and broaden your employment opportunities with this advanced course in air-conditioning and refrigeration engineering.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Bracken Ridge Starts anytime Duration: 2 years
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$6,795
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Course overview

Advance your existing skill set and broaden your employment opportunities with this advanced course in air-conditioning and refrigeration engineering. Expand your skill set to develop systems, select equipment, and commission, maintain and diagnose faults of refrigeration systems and air-conditioning equipment. Employment opportunities in refrigeration and air-conditioning maintenance are expected to remain steady with up to 25,000 jobs available over the next five years.

TAFE Queensland has invested over $20 million in our training facilities for electrical, refrigeration, instrumentation and telecommunications. Our teachers remain embedded in industry allowing us to deliver the quality training our students expect from the largest provider of training for electrotechnology in Queensland.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to seek employment as a supervisor, project manager, or air-conditioning and refrigeration paraprofessional.

What can I do?

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Paraprofessional
  • Supervisor
  • Project Manager

Course outcome:

UEE51211 Diploma of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core units listed below, plus a combination of elective units with a total value of 130 points. Please note, elective units have various points values. Please contact us for information about which electives should be included in your training plan.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEED104A
    Use engineering applications software on personal computers
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEED104A
    Unit description :
    This unit covers the use of computer application relevant to engineering support work functions. It encompasses applying user preferences, using application menus and tools, entering and retrieve information, working with groups and transferring and printing files.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use engineering applications software on personal computers

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE038B
    Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE038B
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the application of skills and knowledge in taking responsibility for ones own competency development. It encompasses understanding the structure of a competency development plan, participating the development of a personal competency development plan, understanding responsibilities and obligation under competency development plan, following activities for developing competency, self-monitoring competency development and meeting trainee obligations for periodic reporting of competency development activities.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE117A
    Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE117A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the mandatory requirements of persons in a supervisory role to implement and monitor an organisation's occupational health and safety policies, procedures and programs. It encompasses understanding an organisation's OHS obligations, providing safety information to staff, implementing and monitoring participative arrangements, safety procedures and training and maintaining safety records.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE124A
    Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE124A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers complying and producing an energy sector report. It encompasses determining the safety requirements are met and all regulatory responsibilities are adhered to. The person competent in this unit must demonstrate an ability to identify information sources and collect and analyse and format information applicable to the electrotechnology industry and produce a report as required.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEJ127A
    Establish the thermodynamic parameters of refrigeration and air conditioning systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEJ127A
    Unit description :
    This unit covers the determination of the thermodynamic parameters of refrigeration and air conditioning systems. It encompasses working safely, determining thermodynamic parameters of using measurement and basic calculation methods and documenting results. Other alternatives of prerequisite units may apply. Please see alternatives here: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UEENEEJ127A

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE003B , UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEE137A , UEENEEJ102A , UEENEEJ103A , UEENEEJ104A , UEENEEJ106A , UEENEEJ107A , UEENEEJ108A , UEENEEJ110A , UEENEEJ111A , UEENEEJ113A , UEENEEJ153A , UEENEEJ170A , UEENEEJ192A , UEENEEJ193A , UEENEEJ194A , UEENEEP012A , UEENEEP017A , UEENEEP024A , UEENEEP025A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Establish the thermodynamic parameters of refrigeration and air conditioning systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEJ129A
    Establish heat loads for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning applications
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEJ129A
    Unit description :
    This unit covers the determination of the heat loads for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning applications. It encompasses working safely; determining heat loads using quick selection, short form paper and computer based methods and documenting results. Other alternatives of prerequisite units may apply. Please see alternatives here: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UEENEEJ129A

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEJ127A , UEENEEJ192A , UEENEEJ193A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Establish heat loads for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning applications

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEJ164A
    Analyse the operation of HVAC air and hydronic systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEJ164A
    Unit description :
    This unit covers the analysis the operating parameters of heating, ventilating and air conditioning air and hydronic systems to determine whether performance requirements are being met. It encompasses working safely, apply knowledge of operating parameters, gathering and analysing data, applying problem solving techniques, developing and documenting results and solutions for use in design work. Other alternatives of prerequisite units may apply. Please see alternatives here: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UEENEEJ164A

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEJ192A , UEENEEJ193A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Analyse the operation of HVAC air and hydronic systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEJ165A
    Evaluate thermodynamic and fluid parameters of refrigeration systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEJ165A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers evaluation of thermodynamic and fluid parameters of refrigeration systems. It encompasses working safely, setting up and conducting evaluation measurements, evaluating thermodynamic and fluid parameters from measured parameters and reporting results for use in design work.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE003B , UEENEEE101A , UEENEEE102A , UEENEEE105A , UEENEEE107A , UEENEEE137A , UEENEEJ102A , UEENEEJ103A , UEENEEJ104A , UEENEEJ106A , UEENEEJ107A , UEENEEJ108A , UEENEEJ109A , UEENEEJ110A , UEENEEJ111A , UEENEEJ113A , UEENEEJ127A , UEENEEJ153A , UEENEEJ164A , UEENEEJ170A , UEENEEJ192A , UEENEEJ193A , UEENEEJ194A , UEENEEP012A , UEENEEP017A , UEENEEP024A , UEENEEP025A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Evaluate thermodynamic and fluid parameters of refrigeration systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEJ192A
    Analyse the psychrometric performance of HVAC/R systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEJ192A
    Unit description :
    This unit covers the analysis of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) systems to provide solution to psychrometric performance issues. It encompasses working safely, apply extensive knowledge of psychrometric parameters, gathering and analysing data, applying problem solving techniques, developing and documenting results and solutions for use in design work. Other alternatives of prerequisite units may apply. Please see alternatives here: https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/UEENEEJ192A

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEJ193A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Analyse the psychrometric performance of HVAC/R systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK145A
    Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK145A
    Unit description :

    This Competency Standard Unit specifies the outcomes for the collecting, interpretation and application of environmental management information, the identification of environmental impacts and the assessment of risks. It also consists of monitoring while implementing environmentally sustainable work polices and plans an, the development of modifications as part of the review process.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Bracken Ridge
Anytime
2 years
Self-paced
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $6,795

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Diploma of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering (UEE51211)

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Diploma of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering

COURSE CODE: UEE51211
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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

This is a Post Trade Course

To complete this course you must hold an Arctick Full RAC (1) Licence and be qualified in Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning.

If you have completed Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration under a previous program code or MEM program you may still enrol into this course. (May be subject to trade verification).

Students must either supply a copy of their Year 12 Certificate issued by the state certifying body in the state you completed year 12 or undertake a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment by the first course census date.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

Need to know

Replacement qualification
This qualification has been replaced by UEE51220 - Diploma of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering, as of 4 October 2020. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 31 January 2023. If required, enrolments will be transitioned into the replacement qualification.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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