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MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)

National ID MEM40119 State ID AD18
Qualify as an advanced tradesperson in refrigeration and air conditioning systems

Learn from experienced commissioning technicians to commission modern HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) equipment.

Embrace the latest computing technologies and enhance your engineering trade qualification. Open doors to supervisory roles like HVAC Site Supervisor and HVAC Commissioning Technician. This nationally recognised qualification prepares you for a cool career path in WA and beyond!

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person hard hat working on HVAC equipment

This course remains FEE FREE in 2024! The tuition fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA Government for WA residents.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training. Tuition fees are free, but resource fees may be payable for some courses

CampusesCarlisle.

When Continuous enrolment.

Study Mode On Campus.

Is your career in need of an advancement? Become a hero in the world of HVAC, further boost your refrigeration knowledge and get qualified as an advanced tradesperson in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Be guided by our team of lecturers who are experienced commissioning technicians as you learn how to commission refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and work with today's computer controlled HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) systems. A comprehensive training program covers AHU’s (Air Handling Units), VAVs (Variable Air Volume systems), Chillers, Cooling Towers and ancillary equipment. You'll learn your way around a Building Management System and gain knowledge of air balance, water balance and how to fully install, commission and optimise a VAV-AHU.

The course incorporates working with the latest computing technologies, performing engineering measurements and working with commercial/industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Take the plunge, get yourself on an ice cool career path and enhance your engineering trade qualification that will open doors to a world of employment opportunities in the hot WA climate and beyond!

This is a nationally recognised qualification that will make you job ready for supervisory roles such as HVAC Site Supervisor and HVAC Commissioning Technician.

Gain these skills:

  • enter and change programmable controllers
  • commission programmable controllers
  • undertake commissioning procedures
  • maintain commercial and industrial air conditioning systems
  • research and analyse engineering information
  • interpret technical specifications
  • apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment

 

Specialist facilities on campus

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.

For those already working in industry, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning. To find out if you're eligible, visit the RPL page.

 

  • perform computations
  • apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • plan to undertake a routine task
  • apply quality systems
  • work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
  • interact with computing technology
  • participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

 

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • comfortable and able to work in a physical environment
  • be a qualified refrigeration tradesperson
  • have good hand-eye coordination
  • have good problem solving skills

Important information

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Details

Duration 2 Semesters
When All year round
Where Carlisle
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing $0.00 $0.00
MEM11011 Undertake manual handling $0.00 $13.75
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements $0.00 $0.00
MEM12024 Perform computations $0.00 $0.00
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering $0.00 $29.75
MEM14006 Plan work activities $0.00 $0.00
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information $0.00 $0.00
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology $0.00 $0.00
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training $0.00 $0.00
MEM18001 Use hand tools $0.00 $0.00
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations $0.00 $0.00
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices $0.00 $0.00

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Resource fee
Perform brazing and/or silver soldering
$0.00 $0.00
Terminate and connect electrical wiring
$0.00 $0.00
Install and test electrical wiring and circuits up to 1000 volts a.c. and 1500 volts d.c.
$0.00 $0.00
Enter and change programmable controller operational parameters
$0.00 $50.25
Commission programmable controller programs
$0.00 $56.50
Undertake commissioning procedures for plant and/or equipment
$0.00 $22.50
Install refrigeration and air conditioning plant and equipment
$0.00 $0.00
Install pipework and pipework assemblies
$0.00 $0.00
Perform electrical/electronic measurement
$0.00 $0.00
Perform precision electrical/electronic measurement
$0.00 $0.00
Provide advanced customer service
$0.00 $11.25
Research and analyse engineering information
$0.00 $19.50
Interpret technical specifications and manuals
$0.00 $30.75
Fault find and repair electrical equipment/components up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.
$0.00 $0.00
Disconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.
$0.00 $0.00
Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
$0.00 $0.00
Test, recover, evacuate and charge refrigeration systems
$0.00 $0.00
Service and repair domestic and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning equipment
$0.00 $0.00
Maintain and repair commercial air conditioning systems and components
$0.00 $0.00
Maintain and repair central air handling systems
$0.00 $33.75
Maintain and repair commercial and/or industrial refrigeration and/or air conditioning controls
$0.00 $33.75
Maintain and repair integrated industrial refrigeration and/or large air handling system controls
$0.00 $33.75

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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