Air Conditioning Courses for Electricians

98% of our students receive qualifications after successfully completing our comprehensive 2-day aircon courses* and online theory!

Our air conditioning courses for electricians get you qualified in the installation, commissioning and decommissioning of certain types of single head, split air conditioning and heat pump systems up to 18kW.

We make sure our aircon courses offer a combination of practical experience and online learning, giving you the knowledge to pursue a career in the air conditioning split systems industry.

With over 10+ locations around Australia, our Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems: UEE20111 will get trained and ready to go.

Why is Get Skilled Training the Leading RTO

  • You get practical hands-on training on the tools allowing you to develop the required skills to install and decommission split system air conditioners.
  • Complete the practical component of the course in a simulated workplace environment*
  • Student/Trainer Ratio – 5 Students to 1 Trainer max
  • Over 100+ Google Reviews with an average of 4.9 star

*Please note – The number of days of face-to-face practical training and assessment is determined for each individual learner based on a pre-screening assessment and how each person meets the pre-requisite requirements. For those who do not meet all the pre-requisites or require further training as determined during the pre-screening by your assessor, there may be additional face to face training (Up to 40 Hours) or workplace learning in the industry (Up to 120 hours) to meet the volume of learning for this qualification. Students have up to 12 months from the date of enrolment to complete this qualification.

Air Conditioning Course Prerequisites

To enrol in our air conditioning course online, you must be at least one of the following:

  • A licensed electrician holding a current Electrical Work Licence
  • A qualified plumber or gas fitter interested in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
  • A 3rd or 4th electrical apprentice who has successfully completed the units of competency outlined in the first year of an electrotechnology apprenticeship and has at least two years of industry experience
  • For non-electrical workers – Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is offered if you have a trade qualification in plumbing / gas fitting. A letter may also be required from your employer.

Upcoming Course Locations

To see more information about upcoming air conditioning courses choose a course from the list or select a “Red dot.” on the map.

Professional Split System Course

Get Skilled Training’s split system air conditioning course is currently being delivered in multiple locations, including most states and capital cities of Australia.

This split air conditioning course satisfies the requirements for workers to apply for a Refrigerant Handling Licence (RSS03 – Refrigerant handling licence – qualified persons (Restricted heat pump – split systems – installation and decommissioning licence: 2 & 3 years) with the Australian Refrigeration Council.

Our Split System Installation Course Reviews

Ashley Dowling
Ashley Dowling
08:09 12 May 22
Office staff were amazing and the teachers were fantastic. Such an easy process from the first point of contact. Will use again if needed!read more
Clayton Zanella
Clayton Zanella
05:10 04 Apr 22
Great online component and easy to work through. Practical component had great teachers with lots of industry knowledge. Highly recommend (use my name for referral 😉read more
Nathan Bulgarelli (Booga)
Nathan Bulgarelli (Booga)
23:51 07 Nov 21
Ive just completed the Cert II in split system and heat pump installation with GetSkilled and This was the most enjoyable experience with training that I’ve ever had.The GetSkilled training facility is undoubtedly the BEST that I have ever attended. They have ample tools and equipment for each trainee and regularly source updated tools and equipment as they become available. These people really do care about your skill level.I’ll be back!read more
Ricardo Mastroieni
Ricardo Mastroieni
05:07 31 Aug 21
The practical learning was very well delivered and the online was excellent.
Sanjay Patel
Sanjay Patel
12:14 25 Jul 21
Overall, I am satisfied with this training in all aspects. I highly recommend to get Split system certification through GetSkilled.Thank youread more
Vaughn Hendricks
Vaughn Hendricks
10:37 20 Jul 21
Very happy with Get Skilled and their staff. The course was affordable and concise and covered all the necessary and applicable aspects to attaining my more
Carey Joy
Carey Joy
00:32 06 Jul 21
Great training team, flexible and well targeted training..
Silvo DeMeo
Silvo DeMeo
11:13 20 Jun 21
Had a really good and beneficial experience . highly recommend using this organisation
stephen Mcmahon
stephen Mcmahon
01:51 14 Jun 21
HI did a refrigeration couse with get skilled training.Found the instuctors to be well skilled and up to date with all regulations and more
Liam McManus
Liam McManus
20:10 12 Mar 21
Frank, Aaron and Paul were great!Highly recommend.
Hans Lawatsch
Hans Lawatsch
18:46 22 Feb 21
Knowledgeable, patient workshop trainers with good systems for learning.Online training modules can be chipped away at night as I’m too busy to sit down in class. & The Videos are more
JIM Orum
JIM Orum
01:53 05 Feb 21
Better than Bill Gamon’s Skillbuild course…Get Skilled trainers were not even a little bit arrogant …
Joshua Moore
Joshua Moore
23:40 16 Jan 21
Great course and the trainers were very knowledgeable. Will be putting my other employee’s through this course.
Glenn Schultz
Glenn Schultz
04:32 29 Aug 20
Fantastic Course to really learn the basic fundamentals of AC. The online modules are easy to follow and the trainers are fantastic. Cheers Graham and Colin for sharing your wealth of knowledge!read more
tyson pratt
tyson pratt
12:13 11 Aug 20
Fantastic guys to deal with and a great team.
Kenny Casey
Kenny Casey
00:16 13 Jul 20
Colin & Nick are great trainers. Very conscientious and made the students feel comfortable. Highly recommend using Get more
Daniel Mullins
Daniel Mullins
07:04 21 Jun 20
100% Satisfaction. I was tempted to use a different training provider for this course. I’m so glad I didn’t. Colin, Peter and Nick are some of the most experienced trainers I have used. They know the standards and regulations like the back of there hand. If you are a sparky or plumber looking to up-skill. I would 100% recommend using Get Skilled Training as the support and expertise you gain from their staff are second to more
Helen Kirk
Helen Kirk
02:23 01 Jun 20
Great course, well delivered by very knowledgeable and practical trainers
liam begg
liam begg
07:05 22 Mar 20
Trainers were really good and very experienced and knowledgeable in the aspects that were shown and spoken about. Equipment was in good condition and students were allowed to be very hands on there was no such thing as a silly question which was great for me, having had very limited experience with air cons. I would highly more
danh nguyen
danh nguyen
08:56 07 Feb 20
Trainer outstanding, theory and practical learning very useful
22:43 03 Feb 20
Great course. Trainers are very approachable and positive and are the reason Get skilled has 5 stars. Full size training room and organised really well!read more
pavel F
pavel F
19:35 03 Jan 20
Very detailed information has been given on the course.The essential information was repeated several times in different more
Jesse Wilson
Jesse Wilson
06:40 26 Sep 19
Learn at your own pace with online theory which includes both slides and video tutorials to familiarize yourself and tap into industry terms and knowledge. Two full days of practical training is also more
Col Cooper
Col Cooper
22:19 07 Jun 19
Totally worth doing my training with these folks. Col and Nick were totally organised and professional. Easy way to get get through the online work as the system is well set up. All in all would recommend highly to more
Henry Wong
Henry Wong
03:39 04 Mar 17
Excellent Trainers.
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Air Conditioning Courses Australia Wide

We understand that you, like us, have a real job and want your split system course to fit in with your life. Through our training partners, we are able offer air conditioning courses for electricians across Australia:

Student and trainer at our split system air conditioning course | Featured image for air conditioning courses for electricians course page.
Course Information

Course Purpose

The UEE20111 – Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems is an air conditioning course for electricians and 3rd and 4th electrical apprentices who wish to learn new skills and formalise their qualifications.

Get Skilled Training is proud to offer recognised, comprehensive air conditioning licence training in Australia, that complies with current ARC licencing requirements.

Our air conditioning course includes training that can be applied to wall hung, floor and ceiling suspended, cassette and ducted fan coil systems and water heating heat pump systems. The course does not include competencies required for service, repair, maintenance, diagnostic/fault finding and electrical work, or the safe and proper installation of commercial refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump plant and equipment.

Further studies can be undertaken to gain these additional qualifications – please see the Career Pathways section below for more information.

Two students training in person at our Brisbane air conditioning course | Featured image for Air Conditioning Courses Brisbane landing page.

Air Conditioning Course Prerequisites

For electricians – Electrical Work Licence

For 3rd and 4th electrical apprentices – Who have successfully completed the units of competency outlined in the first year of an electrotechnology apprenticeship and have at least two years of industry experience.

For non-electrical workers – Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is offered if you have a trade qualification in one of the following trades:

– Plumbing
– Gas fitting

Two students training in person at our Brisbane air conditioning course | Featured image for Air Conditioning Courses Brisbane landing page.

Note 1: A letter from Employers may be required for non-electrical workers who wish to complete this qualification

Note 2: For students wishing to undertake installation and decommissioning of split systems in New South Wales, there is additional state-specific legislation that requires any air conditioning work to be completed by a Refrigeration or Air Conditioning tradesperson or under the supervision of a qualified supervisor in this specialised trade. Students should also check with state and territory licencing bodies for work to be carried out in QLD, VIC and SA.

Before signing up to this split system course, we recommend you contact NSW Fair Trading on 13 32 20 to discuss your specific situation and eligibility.

Course Dates

Get Skilled Training also provides the air conditioning courses for electricians in various locations across Australia. We have approved training venues at Toowoomba, Mackay, Cairns, Bunderberg, Yeppoon, and capital cities around Australia.

To see all current locations and upcoming dates, please see our map.

Course Cost

The cost of our UEE20111 – Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems course varies by location. Please select a course location on our map at the bottom of this page, or call us directly on 1300 856 832 for more information.

Course Duration / Delivery

The course duration will be determined during a pre-assessment process. The split system course involves 2 days* of practical tasks and assessments, based on experience and the individual training needs of each student. This face to face training is completed with an online theory component. Students may also be required undertake workplace learning in industry to fulfil their training requirements before undertaking assessment. Students will be given 12 months to complete this qualification from the date of enrolment.

This course covers all the required knowledge and skill involved in preparing and connecting refrigerant tubing and fittings, recovering, pressure testing, evacuating, charging and leak testing refrigerants in split systems. In addition, it also covers positioning, assembling and starting up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems.

Simulated Workplace Environment – You will conduct on hands training at one of our approved training venues around Australia. This off-job training provides you valuable experience and knowledge to successfully install and decommission air conditioning split systems. You will also apply environmentally friendly and sustainable procedures during their course.

Online Theory Component – Alongside the practical components of this course, you will need to complete online theory, demonstrating their understanding of course units. This online component can be completed at your own pace, and includes videos created by our trainers to assist with your knowledge and understanding in installing and decommissioning split system air conditioners.

Workplace based training for learners under the supervision of an ARC licensed supervisor – Students who identify during the pre-assessment process of having little to no experience, knowledge or developed skills with the installation, commissioning and decommissioning will be required to nominate an ARC licenced supervisor to undertake workplace-based training. A profiling report must be completed by the supervisor and learner to ensure required skills can be developed in the workplace over time.

*The number of days of face-to-face practical training and assessment is determined for each individual learner based on a pre-screening assessment and how each person meets the pre-requisite

Units Of Competency

Units Of Competency

UEENEEE038BParticipate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEENEEJ102APrepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
UEENEEJ105APosition, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems
UEENEEJ172ARecover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants – split systems
UEENEEK142AApply environmentally sustainable procedures in the energy sector
Non-electrical workers who require prerequisites for this course, will also have to satisfy the below units of competency through recognition of prior learning:
UEENEEE101A:Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEE102AFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEENEEE105AFix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEENEEE107A:Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEENEEE137ADocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
The compulsory elective unit includes:
UEENEEC001BMaintain documentation
Course Outcome & Career Pathways

Course Outcome

On successful completion of our Cert II in Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps you will satisfy the requirements of the ARC, allowing you to apply for a restricted Refrigerant Handling License.
The Refrigerant Handling License is known as the Restricted Split System Air Conditioning Installation and Decommission License.

Career Pathway

If you successfully complete the UEE20111 – Certificate II Split Air Condition and Heat Pumps Systems (Superseded by UEE20120 – Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems), you make undertake further studies to again additional qualifications. These include a Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32220) or other qualifications listed in the UEE Training package.

Get Skilled with Our Air Conditioning Courses Online Today!

Get trained and qualified with our air conditioning courses online and around Australia. We make sure our refrigeration courses for electricians are the best in the nation.

Contact Get Skilled Training today on 1300 856 832 or by filling out our online contact form, and to get your air conditioning licence for the installation and decommissioning of split air conditioning systems today!

To view our upcoming split system installation course dates, visit our location pages: BrisbanePerthMelbourneSydneyCanberraAdelaideHobartDarwin.


Awesome training and assessing experience, quality staff and quality information! Will recommend to anyone.
Braith Williams
Highly recommend Get Skilled, professional from the first phone call right through to the teachers/trainer assessors and it was a well priced course. Cheers guys.
Mitch Bidois
Great training, comprehensive course with great facilities. Am now confident to get out there and do some split installs.
Trevor Liston