AUR20220 Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

Course Overview

The AUR20220 Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology is the qualification you need to obtain your automotive air conditioning licence to work with Automotive Air Conditioning Systems. This course is delivered face to face at our West End campus, During this course you will be trained to diagnose, service, and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems. On the successful completion of the course, you can apply for your 'AAC02 - Refrigerant handling licence - qualified persons' with the Australian Refrigeration Council.

If you currently hold any of the qualifications listed on ARCtick website, you can complete the below 2 units and apply for the licence.
AURETU103 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETU104 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components

If you do not hold any qualification/s then you will need to complete the full course.
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)

4. Provide a copy of the CL000 - Refrigeration and air conditioning trainee licence (Classroom) prior to commencing AURETU103 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems and AURETU104 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems

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.

Unit Code Unit Name Core/Elective
AURAEA002 Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace C
AURASA102 Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace C
AURETR112 Test and repair basic electrical circuits C
AURETU103 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems C
AURETU104 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC components C
AURTTA118 Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies C
AURACA101 Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace E
AURTTA009 Carry Out Mechanical Pre-Repair Operations E
AURTTC103 Diagnose and repair cooling systems E
AURTTK102 Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace E
AURTTA104 Carry out servicing operations E
AURTTE104 Inspect and service engines E
AURTTK001 Use & Maintain Measuring Equipment in an Automotive Workplace E
Intake Dates
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