Are you ready for an in-demand career helping others keep their cool?
When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship.
You will gain skills and knowledge equivalent to the first stage of the refrigeration and air conditioning apprenticeship including:
- using relevant tools
- technical drawing
- electrical wiring and
- workplace health and safety
South Metropolitan TAFE's refrigeration and air conditioning facility is Western Australia's premier centre for refrigeration, air conditioning, and associated studies. The purpose-built facility is among the best in the southern hemisphere.
This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 July 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
This course has mandatory work placement
Please be aware that industries and employers have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic which has meant that in some cases it may not be currently possible to place students in a prospective employment opportunity. If that occurs, students will be able to complete training in a simulated workplace on campus.
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not guaranteed by us.
To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.
- Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Pre-Apprenticeship)
- Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration/Air Conditioning)
- Certificate IV in Engineering (Skills Set - HVAC Commissioning)
- Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade
- Diploma of Engineering - Technical (HVAC)
- Advanced Diploma of Engineering (HVAC)
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