Air Conditioning Courses Adelaide

Our Split System Course

Upskill Into Air Conditioning Installation Today

Whether you’re an electrician who wants to specialise in air conditioning or a tradesperson looking to enter the air conditioning industry, Get Skilled Training will help you get the split system installation qualifications you need. 

We offer air conditioning courses Australia wide which include a theoretical component that you can learn online and a practical hands-on session that builds the right skills for working in the industry.

Call 1300 856 832 for more information on our Adelaide split system course dates.

Funding Available

Funding is available to eligible South Australia residents through the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). 

To receive CITB subsidised training, eligible student are required to supply their valid CITB number to Get Skilled Training at enrolment which allows us to confirm your eligibility prior to your air conditioning course commencement. 

To apply, find or renew your CITB number, please visit the CITB website here!

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

Adelaide Air Conditioning Split System Course

For alternative dates,
Please contact the Admin Team on 1300 856 832

Ottoway, Adelaide

(GST Free)

Online Theory / Simulated Workplace

2 days of practical training and assessment* with an online theory component

*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

Flexible Courses

You have up to 12 months to complete our online course material at your own pace.

Qualified Trainers

We ensure your training is comprehensive and completely covers the course material by qualified trainers.

Face to Face Training

Receive personalised and practical training in a simulated workplace environment.

Earning Potential

Increase your income with new career prospects by upskilling with us today.

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Totally worth doing my training with these folks. Col and Nick were organised and professional. Easy way to get through the online work as the system is well set up. All in all, I would recommend this UEE20120 training to others.

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Course Information

Split System Course Purpose

Successfully completing our air conditioning course entitles you to a UEE20120 – Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems, which you can use to apply for a refrigerant handling licence. 

This license will allow you to install, commission, and decommission single head, split air conditioners and heat systems up to 18kW.

This course is suited to licensed electricians looking to upgrade their skills, 3rd or 4th year electrical apprentices who want to specialise in split system air conditioners, and plumbers or gas fitters who want to enter the air conditioning industry.

Our training course includes all the knowledge and skills required to enter the air conditioning industry and conduct work according to industry standards. 

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Prerequisites for Electrical Courses Adelaide Students Need to Know

To be able to undertake the UEE20120 – Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems course, you must satisfy one of the following prerequisites:

  • For Electricians – Current Electrical Work Licence
  • For 3rd or 4th year Electrical Apprentices – Who have Successful completion of the required units of competency outlined in the first year of an electrotechnology apprenticeship, and have at least two years of industry experience
  • Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is offered to non-electrical workers who wish to undertake this course who have a trade qualification in the following trades:

– Plumbers
– Gas fitters

  • Trade Assistants currently working full-time for Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning companies (for a minimum period of 6-18 months) may also be eligible to complete this qualification with recognition of prior learning (RPL).
Please Note: Trade Assistants must provide a letter from their employer and an ARC license supervisor to undertake this course. They must also upload evidence of 2 installations completed after the course.
Students working on an air conditioner in our Melbourne split system course

Adelaide Course Funding

Funding may be available to eligible SA residents through the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). To receive CITB subsidised training, eligible students are required to supply their valid CITB number to Get Skilled Training at enrolment which allows us to confirm your eligibility prior to the course commencement. To apply, find or renew your CITB number, please visit the CITB here!

Further information regarding eligibility and CITB funding is attached in a link below for your reference.

Eligibility to Obtain CITB Funding Support Criteria

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 Get Skilled training currently has funding allocations for the following units within this qualification:

UEERA0059Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings1339$250
UEERA0049Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems1338$250

Please note: You must complete the course before Get Skilled Training can process a claim with CITB. Students must provide their bank details to have the subsidy reimbursed which will be paid within 5 business days of Get Skilled Training receiving the CITB subsidy. It may take 2 weeks for CITB to approve the funding rebate after Get Skilled Training has submitted the claim (please allow 3 to 4 weeks after completion of your course to receive the rebate).

Apprentices within the first 24 months of their apprenticeship will not be eligible for funding as referenced in the CITB apprentice toolkit booklet. The subsidy cannot be provided for units of competency that Credit Transfer is granted for.

South Australia Only – Things to Know Beforehand

Our split system course can allow you to apply for a Refrigerant Handling Licence with the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) this is required to conduct any work!

On successful completion of this air conditioning course students who will be undertaking work in South Australia will be required to apply to the Consumer and Business Services (CBS) for a building licence.

There are two types of licences you can apply for with the CBS:

1. Air Conditioning Installation limited to wall or ground mounted Split Systems.
2. Air Conditioning Installation (all air conditioning installation).

To obtain a license with CBS, you will need to meet the requirements of the supervisor registration and CBS Building Contracting license (Air conditioning Installation) (This does not have to be the same person).

When applying for a supervisor registration, you will need to take pathway 2 (Demonstration of knowledge and experience through satisfactory completion of the work history and onsite experience recorded to be able to attend a building supervisor registration/license interview).

Please Note: The interview will be based upon the evidence provided, which must align with the performance criteria.

To meet the requirements of a Building contractor license, you will need to complete an additional four business units of competency. For more information, visit the CBS website at

Before you sign up for this course, we strongly recommend that you take the time to contact the Consumer and Business Services on 131 882 as licence costs vary and to find out what the full requirements are for conducting air conditioning work in South Australia


Air Conditioner Course Dates

To find our upcoming course dates taking place in Adelaide, click on the course location closest to you on the map below. Our course dates are always updating as more courses are scheduled, so don’t forget to check back later to see if a more suitable time for you has been added.

To see our most recent course dates in Adelaide please see the dates listed to the right.

If you are looking to expand your business we are able to run the course on demand at your location where applicable. This is subject to minimum requirements.

For further details please call our office on 1300 856 832.

Adelaide Course Cost

Our Electrical Courses Adelaide Campus fees: $1850 (GST Free) paid after enrolment.

CPD Points for this Qualification

This course is approved for 12 CPD points upon successful completion as it is capped at 6 points per day. No points will be awarded if the participant does not successfully compete the course.

Funding Available

Students working for a company or as a sole trader in the building and construction industry may be eligible for funding for this course with Keystone. An application must be made with Keystone up to 60 days after the course commences.  To fill in a Keystone application please click here.

Units Of Competency

Units Of Competency

UEECD0027Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan
UEERA0059Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
UEERA0049Install and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems
UEERA0064Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants – split systems
UEERE0001Apply environmentally and 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:
UEECD0007:Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEECD0019Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components
UEECD0020Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment
UEECD0051Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEECD0016Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
The compulsory elective unit includes:
UEECO0002Maintain documentation

Course Outcome & Career Pathways

Air Con Course Outcome

On successful completion of the air conditioning course, you’ll be qualified to apply for a restricted Refrigerant Handling Licence from the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC).

This licence is also known as the Restricted Split System Air Conditioning Installation and Decommissioning Licence and allows you to work with refrigerants for the installation and decommissioning of split system air conditioners under 18kW.

Students working at our Adelaide air conditioning course

Career Pathways

Once you have successfully completed this air conditioning course and you have obtained a restricted Refrigerant Handling Licence, you will be qualified to install and decommission split system air conditioners that don’t exceed 18kW. This includes ducted, wall hung, floor and ceiling mounted units.

Those who have completed this course will also be qualified to take the Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (UEE32220) and other courses listed in the UEE Training Package for advancing industry skills and expanding career prospects.

For more information on UEE qualifications and further air conditioning training, please go here. You can also call us on 1300 856 832 for more information on these courses.

Learn More About The Leading Air Conditioning Courses Adelaide Has To Offer!

If you are an electrician in Adelaide or other parts of South Australia, sign up for our split system course by calling 1300 856 832 or contacting us online.

We’ll provide the air conditioning installation courses that can give your career a boost! Get your air conditioning licence and improve your career opportunities with Get Skilled Training today.

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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