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UEE20120

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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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Nambour Start date: 17 Apr 2023 Duration: 10 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Sunshine Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$2,630

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:

UEE20120 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 all core and 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
  • UEECD0007
    Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0007
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations and codes of practices in the electrotechnology workplace.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply work health and safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0016
    Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0016
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify, document and apply work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) hazard and risk control measures associated with electrotechnology work.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0019
    Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0019
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components using fitting and metal fabrication techniques.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0020
    Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0020
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to fix, secure and mount electrotechnology equipment to hollow walls, solid walls and metal fixings.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0027
    Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0027
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEECD0051
    Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
    UNIT CODE :
    UEECD0051
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to use drawings, diagrams, cable schedules, industry standards, codes of practice and specifications as they apply to various electrotechnology work functions.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERA0049
    Install and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERA0049
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to position, assemble, install, start up and decommission single head split air conditioning systems and water heating heat pump split systems, up to a maximum of 18 kilowatt (kW) refrigeration capacity.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007 , UEERA0059 , UEERA0064
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERA0059
    Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERA0059
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to prepare and connect refrigeration and air conditioning piping/tubing and fittings.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERA0064
    Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants - split systems
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERA0064
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to undertake the recovery of refrigerants, perform pressure and leak testing, evacuations and refrigerant charging in split air conditioning and heat pump systems.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    UEECD0007
  • UNIT NAME
  • Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants - split systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • UEERE0001
    Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector
    UNIT CODE :
    UEERE0001
    Unit description :
    This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to apply environmentally sustainable procedures in the energy sector.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
17 Apr 2023
10 weeks
Part time 1 day per week
Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $2,630

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Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems (UEE20120)

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Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

COURSE CODE: UEE20120
Payment Options

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. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

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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
  • hair protection
  • 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.

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
  • 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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