Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

From refrigerants to legislation and codes of practice, through to understanding installation and electrical componentry, these courses are relevant to refrigeration and mechanical building services industries.

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Demonstrate knowledge of refrigerants and their effect on the environment

This course is for people who work in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) industry, installing, servicing, modifying, or dismantling equipment containing Ozone Depleting Refrigerants (ODRs) or Synthetic Greenhouse Gases (SGGs).

Upon completion, learners will be able to :

  • demonstrate knowledge of stratospheric ozone and its role in the atmosphere;
  • demonstrate knowledge of the effect of refrigerants on the atmosphere;
  • demonstrate knowledge of ozone layer protection legislation and codes of practice;
  • identify OD substances and SGGs used as refrigerants and describe safe methods of identification;
  • demonstrate knowledge of procedures to reduce ODR and SGG emissions in refrigeration and air conditioning practice.

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  • 28968 - Legislation

Price: $300.00

Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and codes of practice that apply to RAC, and mechanical building services

This course is intended for people entering the refrigeration and mechanical building services industries to ensure they have a basic understanding of the content and application of legislation and codes of practice relevant to work on refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.

Upon completion, learners will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • the legislation and codes of practice relating to work on refrigeration and air conditioning equipment,
  • the legislation and codes of practice relating to refrigerants.

Price: $300.00

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  • 19666 - Refrigerants

Explain the properties of conductors, insulators, and semiconductors and their effect on electrical circuits

This course covers knowledge of the properties of conductors, insulators, and semiconductors and the concepts of voltage, current, and resistance in electrical circuits, which underpins all technical careers in the electrical and electronic industries.

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of electrical conductors, insulators, and semiconductors;
  • demonstrate knowledge of resistance, resistivity and resistors;
  • demonstrate knowledge of resistor characteristics;
  • compare calculated with measured values in resistive circuits;
  • demonstrate knowledge of electrical power and energy;
  • analyse resistive circuits.

Cost: $300.00

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  • 15851 - Safe working practices
  • 15852 - Isolate and test
  • 25071 - Electromotive force
  • 25072 - Electromagnetic theory

 

Demonstrate knowledge of electromotive force (e.m.f.) production

This course covers knowledge of electromotive force (e.m.f.) production which underpins all technical careers in the electrical and electronic industries.

Upon completion, learners will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • methods for electromotive force (e.m.f.) production;
  • electrochemistry.

Cost: $300.00

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  • 15851 - Safe working practices
  • 15852 - Isolate and test
  • 25070 - Conductors and Semiconductors
  • 25072 - Electromagnetic theory

It is recommended that 25070 is studied first as the content is for this course builds on that learnt in 25070.

Apply electromagnetic theory to a range of problems

This course covers knowledge of electromagnetism theory and is intended for people working in or intending to work in the electrotechnology industry.

Upon completion, learners will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • magnets and magnetism;
  • a.c. generation;
  • d.c. generation;
  • the simple d.c. motor

Cost: $300.00

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  • 15851 - Safe working practices
  • 15852 - Isolate and test
  • 25070 - Conductors and Semiconductors
  • 25071 - Electromotive force

It is recommended that 25070 and 25071 are studied first as the content is for this course builds on that learnt in 25070 and 25071.

Demonstrate knowledge of installation and commissioning procedures for commercial RAC equipment

This is an entry level course for people working in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry.

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of pre-installation activities;
  • describe standard procedures for installing systems and components;
  • describe system evacuation and charging procedures;
  • describe records for a commissioned RAC system.

Price: $300.00

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  • 28960 - Maintaining
  • 28961 - Components
  • 28962 - Design principles

Demonstrate knowledge of commercial RAC system maintenance and servicing

This course is for people working in the refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) industry.

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • explain the need for routine maintenance on RAC systems and equipment,
  • describe maintenance and testing procedures for RAC systems

Price: $300.00

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  • 28959 - Installing
  • 28961 - Components
  • 28962 - Design principles

Demonstrate knowledge of electrical and electronic components used in commercial RAC systems

This course is for people working or intending to work in in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry.

Upon completion, learners will be able to

  • explain the function and performance of electronic components and subsystems used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Price: $300.00

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  • 28959 - Installing
  • 28960 - Maintaining
  • 28962 - Design principles

Demonstrate knowledge of design principles for commercial RAC systems

This course is for people working or intending to work in the RAC industry. It covers the underpinning knowledge required to size and select components to make up a basic RAC system for a specific purpose. The design principles that this course covers are those that would be used to size and select components for a basic commercial RAC system such as a small cool room or split air conditioning system. 

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

  • describe the factors that affect RAC system design,
  • explain RAC design principles. 

Price: $300.00

You may also be interested in:

  • 28959 - Installing
  • 28960 - Maintaining
  • 28961 - Components

It is recommended that you study 28961 first as the learning in this product builds on that learnt in 28961.