AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

Course Overview

This qualification prepares new entrants to the automotive industry to perform a range of servicing and repair tasks on automotive air conditioning systems. Successful completion of this course will enable students to apply for a refrigerant handling licence which is issued by the Australian Refrigeration Council.

This qualification is suitable for new entrants and people working within the automotive repair industry.

Theory Assessments are undertaken in student's own time and Practical Assessments are undertaken in student's workplace or at the College’s Training Facility located at Unit 3, 305 Montague Road, West End 4101.

Course Information
Pre-Enrolment Information
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26 weeks

Delivery Mode

Face to face

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Students are to source their own safety shoes and the College will provide hearing and eye protection.

Hand Tools

The College will provide all hand tools and equipment for use during all practical classes.

Career Path

Automotive Air Conditioning Technician

Assessment Methods

There are 3 assessment components which include -

1. Underpinning Knowledge Assessment (theory questions)

2. Case Scenario Assessment (simulation)

3. Practical Observation

Written Assessments will be completed electronically.

Entry Requirements

1. 18 years of age and over

2. Computer skills and your own personal computer to complete the assessments electronically

3. Proficiency in English (successfully complete the college Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

What is Recognition of Prior Learning:

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process that provides Students with an opportunity to receive credit for the formal and non-formal learning that has been undertaken since leaving school. The RPL process considers all relevant qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience that has been acquired throughout your working life. The RPL Assessment process enables the Assessor to collect a range of evidence to assist Students with either completing a full qualification or a partial qualification depending on the skills, knowledge and experience. If you have been granted a partial qualification throughout the RPL process, then you will be able to complete your qualification by undertaking the necessary gap training identified by our Assessor with our College.

RPL Process

1. Complete the Enrolment Application Form.

2. Submit all relevant documentation to support your application such as your current Resume, workplace reference letters, photographs of any evidence from the workplace and any other documentary evidence relevant to the Application

3. Pay the required deposit;

Once all of the above information has been submitted, a BPC representative will contact you to arrange an interview to discuss your Application and to explain the process of meeting the requirements of the RPL process in order to issue you the relevant qualification.

Course Fee
Non Refundable Enrolment Application Fee

AUD $300

Tuition Fee

AUD $5,200

Training Consumables / Material Fee

AUD $150 (includes workshop consumables used for training puposes only)

Total Fee

AUD $5,650

Course Units

This Qualification consists of 6 Core and 7 Elective Units.


AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

AURASA002 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace

AURETR012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems

AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems

AURTTA018 Carry out diagnostic procedures


AURTTC003 Diagnose and repair cooling system

AURACA001 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace

AURAFA003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace

AURTTK002 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

AURTTA009 Carry out mechanical pre repair operations

AURTTA004 Carry out servicing operations

AURTTE004 Inspect and service engines

Intake Dates
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