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UEE20111

Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

Current Electricians, enhance your practical skills and knowledge required to take your career further, and become a split air-conditioning and heat pump installer.

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TIME Anytime NEXT START DATE 06 Jun 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast Sunshine Coast Darling Downs and South West Wide Bay Burnett
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$2,500

Course overview

This post trade course will help you to enhance your electrical skill set. Develop the practical skills and knowledge required to become a split air-conditioning and heat pump installer. With 50,000 expected job openings over the next five years for electrical tradespersons, now is the time to become a part of this growing industry.

In this course you will learn how to design, quote and install, reverse cycle air conditioning unit systems. You will also develop skills in positioning, assembling and starting up single-head split air-conditioning units and systems to a prescribed routine. Our industry experienced teachers will give you all the support and one-on-one guidance you need to succeed.

Upon successful completion of this course you can apply for the licence required to install and decommission single-head split system air-conditioners (up to 18 kilowatts) and become a split air-conditioning and heat pump installer.

What can I do?

  • Split Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Installer

Course outcome:

UEE20111 Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

Take your career further

If you're a qualified electrician, this skill set will help you take your career further, opening up new opportunities for revenue and growth.

Recognition of experience

Your years of industry experience count for something. With our Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) we can help you fill in your gaps in knowledge to upgrade or gain your qualifications faster.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete 4 core and 1 elective units, as listed below.

Please note that some units are cross-credited or RPL from your existing electrical qualification.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • 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
  • UEENEEE101A
    Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE101A
    Unit description :

    This unit specifies the mandatory requirements of occupational health and safety and how they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses responsibilities for health and safety, risk management processes at all operative levels and adherence to safety practices as part of the normal way of doing work.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    (Cross-credit / RPL)

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE102A
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE102A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers basic fitting and fabrication techniques as they apply in the various utilities industry work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand, fixed and portable power tools; cutting, shaping joining and fixing using metallic and non-metallic materials; dismantling and assembling equipment; basic mechanical measurement and marking-out and reading drawings/diagrams.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
    (Cross-credit / RPL)

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE105A
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE105A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers fixing, securing and mounting techniques as apply in the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the safe use of hand and portable power tools, safe lifting techniques, safe use of ladders and elevated platforms and the selection and safe application of fixing devices and supporting accessories/equipment.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
    (Cross-credit / RPL)

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE107A
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE107A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the use of drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, standards, codes and specifications as they apply to the various electrotechnology work functions. It encompasses the rudiments for communicating with schematic, wiring and mechanical diagrams and equipment and cable/connection schedules, manuals, site and architectural drawings and plans showing the location of services, apparatus, plant and machinery and understanding the use and format of compliance standards and job specifications.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
    (Cross-credit / RPL)

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEE137A
    Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEE137A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers identifying occupational health and safety hazard and risks and documenting control measures. It encompasses identifying workplace hazards, assigning levels of risk, developing control measures to eliminate and/or mitigate risks, reviewing risk control measures and maintaining documentation of hazards, risk control measures and their application in accordance with compliance procedures.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
    (Cross-credit / RPL)

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEJ102A
    Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEJ102A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the basic connection of refrigeration and air conditioning piping/tubing and fittings. It encompasses the safe use of hand, fixed and portable power tools for cutting, flaring, bending, swaging, silver brazing copper tube to copper tube, bundy tube and brass and steel fittings, measurement and reading drawings and diagrams.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEJ105A
    Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEJ105A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the assembly, installation and starting up and de-commissioning of single head split air conditioning systems and split water heating heat pump systems up to a maximum of 18kWr refrigeration capacity. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following routine procedures to install equipment, connecting pipe work, pressure testing, evacuating, perform functional checks and complete installation / regulatory documentation.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEJ102A , UEENEEJ172A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEJ172A
    Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants - split systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEJ172A
    Unit description :

    This competency standard unit covers the recovery of refrigerant, pressure and leak testing, evacuation and refrigerant charging in split air conditioning and heat pump systems. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following regulations and industry practices for handling refrigerants and completing the necessary documentation.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEENEEE101A , UEENEEJ102A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants - split systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEENEEK142A
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    UNIT CODE :
    UEENEEK142A
    Unit description :

    This competency standard unit requires the worker to undertake methods of work practice that minimises energy and material usage and to seek energy reduction strategies in the energy sector workplace. The unit seeks to minimise negative impacts on the environment.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    (Cross-credit / RPL)

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ashmore
06 Jun 2022
60 hours
Part time - 3 day intensive workshop plus workbooks to be completed outside of class
Classroom
  • Full fee: $2,500
Ashmore
25 Jul 2022
60 hours
Part time - 3 day intensive workshop plus workbooks to be completed outside of class
Classroom
  • Full fee: $2,500
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
13 Jul 2022
60 hours
Part time - 10 x 4 hour classes + workbooks to be completed outside of class
Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $2,500
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
Anytime
60 hours
Up to 2 days face to face plus self paced theory
Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $2,500
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Kingaroy
Anytime
60 hours
2 days face to face plus 2 days self paced theory.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $2,500

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Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems (UEE20111)

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Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

COURSE CODE: UEE20111
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How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements for this course, TAFE Queensland has the following selection criteria.

You must hold a Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (UEE30811) or Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician (UEE30807) qualification to be eligible to undertake this course.  If you only hold an Electrical license you may be able to undertake an RPL process, at an additional cost, to be eligible for entry.

You must also apply to the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) www.arctick.org for a Classroom (CL000) or Trainee (TL000) Refrigerant Handling Licence.  Please refer to your location for further details.

Resources Required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, long leather gloves to AS2161, and hair protection. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing. If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

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 UEE20120 - Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems, as of 4 October 2020. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 3 October 2022. 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

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

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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