Air Conditioning Courses Adelaide

Our Air Conditioning Courses in Adelaide

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

For students in Adelaide, our split system course includes a theoretical component that you can learn online and a practical hands-on session that builds the right skills for working in the industry. Our course materials are up-to-date, taking into account the introduction of R32 refrigerant into the industry.

UEE20111 – Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

If you’re an electrician, gas fitter, or plumber in Adelaide who wants to start a career in air conditioning, we offer Air Conditioning Courses Adelaide wide, helping you get the qualifications and experience you need. 

Get Skilled Training offers the Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems, giving you the required skills, experience, and knowledge to advance your career in this industry. 
Air conditioners have become an essential part of many Australian homes and workplaces, and there will always be a need for licensed technicians and tradespeople to install, decommission and upgrade air conditioning units.

Ottoway, Adelaide
$1,650
(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

Complete the course at your own pace within 12 months using our online portal.

Qualified Trainers

Learn from certified trainers with 30+ years industry experience.

Face to Face Training

Receive personalised & practical training in a simulated workplace environment.

Earning Potential

Increase your earning potential and employment prospects by learning how to install air conditioning systems.

Teacher helping student hands on in our course for electricians

I was really impressed with how professionally the courses were run. Nick, Col and the other trainers were great. Very friendly and approachable with loads of relevant industry experience to share. The online theory material was comprehensive, and delivered in a fool-proof manner. I cant fault my experience with Get Skilled Training.
Highly recommended.

John Smith

Course Information

Course Purpose

Successfully completing our air conditioning course entitles you to a Certificate II in Split System 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. These inclusions are as follows:

Two students training in person at a course.
  • Preparing and connecting refrigerant tubing and fittings, including cutting, de-burring, bending, flaring, and brazing copper to copper, steel, or brass
  • Pressure testing split systems and testing for leaks
  • Evacuating split systems according to the manufacturer’s instructions and the refrigerant code of practice 2007
  • How the vapour compression cycle works, including different refrigerant conditions
  • Relevant installation codes and standards which apply to the installation of split systems
  • Recovering refrigerant to approved cylinders
  • Charging refrigerants into split systems to simulate pipe runs
  • Positioning, assembling and starting up single head split system air conditioning
The practical component of this training course involves learning environmentally sustainable procedures under the supervision of our professional trainers. Our split system course does not include training and competencies for the service, repair, maintenance, diagnostic/fault finding, and electrical work or the safe and proper installation of commercial refrigeration, air conditioning, and heat pump plants and equipment.

Course Prerequisites

Our air conditioning course in Adelaide are designed specifically for licensed electricians, 3rd and 4th electrical apprentices, plumbers, as well as gas fitters and trade assistants with recognition of prior learning who want to upgrade or formalise their skills into a qualification in the installation of split system air conditioners.

To take this split system course, you must be at least one of the following:

Two students training in person at a course.
  • A licenced electrician holding a current Electrical Work Licence
  • A qualified plumber or gas fitter interested in recognition of prior learning (RPL)
  • A 3rd or 4th year electrical apprentice who successfully completed the units of competency outlined in the first year of an electrotechnology apprenticeship, and has at least two years industry experience

Trade Assistants working for Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning companies may also be eligible to complete this qualification with recognition of prior learning (RPL).

Note: For students wishing to undertake installation and decommissioning of split systems in New South Wales, there is additional legislation that requires Air Conditioning work to be completed by a Refrigeration or Air Conditioning Trades person or under the supervision of qualified supervisor in this specialized trade. Before signing up to this course we recommend that you contact NSW Fair Trading on 13 32 20 ti discuss your specific situation.

If you fall into any of these categories and want to expand your skills and gain official training in air conditioning, then our air conditioning course is right for you.

Call us on 1300 856 832 or contact us at info@getskilledtraining.com.au to find out more or about eligibility concerns.

South Australia Only – Things to Know Beforehand

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)

Our split system course can allow you to apply for a Refrigerant Handling Licence with the ARC – the body responsible for overseeing licenses and trade authorisations Australia wide.

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 licences costs vary and to find out what the full requirements are for conducting air conditioning work in South Australia

Adelaide 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.

Course Cost

Our Adelaide course fees: $1650 (GST Free) paid after enrolment.

Course Duration / Delivery

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.

Units Of Competency

Units Of Competency

UnitName
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 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.

Two students training in person at a course.

Career Pathways

Once you have successfully 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 (UEE32211) and other courses listed in the UEE11 Training Package for advancing industry skills and expanding career prospects.

For more information on UEE11 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 Our Air Conditioning Courses in Adelaide

If you are located in Adelaide or other parts of South Australia, sign up for one of our training courses by calling 1300 856 832 or contacting us online. We’ll provide the air conditioning courses that can give your career a boost!

Testimonials

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