Course Type:
Accredited Course; Free TAFE
Study Mode:
On Campus
3 days
Starting Date:
21/02/2022, 28/02/2022, 07/03/2022, 15/03/2022 and 03/10/2022
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Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of apprentices and qualified technicians who perform a broad range of servicing and repair tasks on a variety of automotive air conditioning systems in the automotive retail, service and repair industry.

In this 10 week course students will learn how to identify, diagnose, service and repair automotive air-conditioning systems in vehicles. Including degassing, evacuating and charging air-conditioning systems with refrigerant gas all in accordance with government ARC regulations.


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology.

Career Opportunities

This course is designed for a qualified technician or an apprentice employed in the automotive industry to be able to apply for a Refrigeration Handlers Licence from the Australian Refrigeration Council.

Opportunities for Further Study


Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

A student must be a qualified technician or an apprentice employed in the automotive industry
and hold a current ARTIC Trainee Licence


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Help with Fees

Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Sample course units

Course units
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
AURETR006 Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURETR011 Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURETU001 Install air conditioning systems
AURETU102 Recover vehicle refrigerants
AURETU103 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU104 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURETU105 Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies


Student will complete 13 units classroom delivery with workbooks and/or online theory with practical assessment in a simulated workshop. All units are relative skills needed to undertake employment in industry.