Canberra Institute of Technology

Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

UEE32211Canberra Institute of Technology (RTO 0101)
36 monthspart-time
Study mode
On-campus, Apprenticeship
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Why study this course

This qualification is part of the Electrotechnology Training Package. It provides competencies to select components, install, set up, test, fault find, repair and maintain refrigeration systems and equipment that apply to food storage and preservation, air conditioning and air distribution equipment in buildings and premises. It includes regulatory requirements for purchasing and handling refrigerants.

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Roles related to this course: Field Service Technician, Service Technician, Refrigeration Mechanic, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technician, and 3 more.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Entry requirements

If you are entering this course as an apprentice, you must be employed in the industry and be registered with an Apprentice Network Provider.

If you're entering this course as a non-apprentice, you must have employment within six months of starting OR have access to a workplace where you can be supervised by a licenced tradesperson.

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • CIT Fyshwick
Available as an apprenticeship

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Canberra Institute of Technology's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Canberra Institute of Technology's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Canberra Institute of Technology can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit Canberra Institute of Technology's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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Certificate III in Air-conditioning and RefrigerationUEE32211

You may wish to discuss the following with Canberra Institute of Technology:

  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration