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  • UEE51211

Diploma of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering

At a glance

At a glance

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

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Paraprofessional
  • Supervisor
  • Project Manager
COURSE OUTCOME

UEE51211 Diploma of Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering

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Course overview

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.

Units

The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete 10 core units listed below and a combination of Elective competency standard units to achieve a total weighting of 1880 points in accordance with the Elective Competency Standard Units table.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
UEENEED104A
Use engineering applications software on personal computers
UEENEEE038B
Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEENEEE117A
Implement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and procedures
UEENEEE124A
Compile and produce an energy sector detailed report
UEENEEJ127A
Establish the thermodynamic parameters of refrigeration and air conditioning systems
UEENEEJ129A
Establish heat loads for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning applications
UEENEEJ164A
Analyse the operation of HVAC air and hydronic systems
UEENEEJ165A
Evaluate thermodynamic and fluid parameters of refrigeration systems
UEENEEJ192A
Analyse the psychrometric performance of HVAC/R systems
UEENEEK145A
Implement and monitor energy sector environmental and sustainable policies and procedures

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Table B Electives - Students may select a maximum of 30 points.
UEENEEJ167A
Resolve problems in central plant air conditioning systems 40 points
UEENEEJ174A
Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for hydrocarbon refrigerants 10 points
UEENEEJ175A
Service and repair self contained hydrocarbon air conditioning and refrigeration systems 20 points
Table C Electives - Students may select a maximum of 50 points.
UEENEEJ190A
Select basic commercial refrigeration system equipment, components and accessories 40 points
UEENEEJ191A
Select residential air conditioning system equipment, components and accessories 40 points
UEENEEC005B
Estimate electrotechnology projects 40 points
Table D Electives - Students may elect a minimum of 50 points to a maximum of 130 points.
UEENEEJ132A
Design commercial refrigeration systems and select components 80 points
UEENEEJ134A
Design heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and select components 60 points

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.

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

Payment options

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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Money IconVet Student Loan - $15,225 cap

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


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.

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.

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 enrolments.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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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