AUR20220 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.

Students will need to submit their application to the Australian Refrigeration Council to apply for a CL000 - Refrigeration and air conditioning trainee licence (Classroom). Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to upgrade the trainee licence to AAC02 - 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)

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.

Core Units

Unit Code

Unit name 


Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace


Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace


Test and repair basic electrical circuits


Service air conditioning and HVAC systems


Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems


Develop and carry out diagnostic test strategies

Elective Units
Unit Code

Unit Name


Respond to customer needs and enquiries in an automotive workplace


Carry out mechanical pre repair operations


Diagnose and repair cooling system


Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace


Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace


Carry out servicing operations


Inspect and service engines

Intake Dates
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