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  • AUR20216

Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

At a glance

At a glance

Gain your refrigerant handling licence. This course is for existing automotive tradespeople who want to further their career.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Automotive Air Conditioning Serviceperson
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AUR20216 Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

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Course overview

Course overview

Further your automotive career by gaining your automotive refrigerant handling licence. This qualification will enable you to work with automotive air-conditioning systems safely and is a requirement for your refrigerant handling licence.

With increased specialisation in the automotive industry, additional licences such as the automotive refrigerant handling licence will give you the edge you need to further your career.

In this course you will learn to fit, install, service, repair and test automotive air-conditioning systems safely. This course teaches you to comply with laws and regulations regarding ozone protection and synthetic gas.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to apply for your Automotive Refrigerant Handling Licence from the Australian Refrigerant Council. This will allow you to work on air-conditioning equipment in light, heavy and commercial vehicles, and in automotive plant and equipment.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 6 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME Unit information
AURAEA002
Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002
Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR012
Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURETU003
Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU004
Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU005
Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURTTA018
Carry out diagnostic procedures

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME Unit information
North and Far North Queensland
AURTTK002
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTE004
Inspect and service engines
AURTTC003
Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTC001
Inspect and service cooling systems
AURTTA004
Carry out servicing operations
AURETU002
Recover vehicle refrigerants
AURETR025
Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURETR006
Solder electrical wiring and circuits
Gold Coast
AURTTK002
Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURTTA004
Carry out servicing operations
AURTTD004
Inspect and service suspension systems
AURTTC003
Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTQ001
Inspect and service final drive assemblies
AURTTX002
Inspect and service manual transmissions
AURTTC001
Inspect and service cooling systems
AURETR006
Solder electrical wiring and circuits
Darling Downs and South West
AURACA001
Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace
AURAFA003
Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
AURETR025
Test, charge and replace batteries and jump-start vehicles
AURTTA004
Carry out servicing operations
AURTTC003
Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE004
Inspect and service engines
Other
AURETU002
Recover vehicle refrigerants

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
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Payment options

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of clear safety glasses to AS 1336 or 1337, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, mechanic gloves, and ear plugs or muffs. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard protective 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 after enrolment, 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.

You are also required to have access to and bring personal stationery, a USB, and a calculator.

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.

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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 enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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 will give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland