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Split Systems AC Course


Our Split System Courses provide training and assessment to meet the legislative requirements to obtain a Refrigerant Handling Licence.  The course is delivered in classroom and workshop/on site environments where theory and practical components are combined to meet the requirements of the units of competency. The course length is two days but there is substantial pre-course work in the form of an assignments. The course is designed for people already working in the electrical and plumbing  industries.  Class sizes are limited to 6. Participants must be double vaccinated.

Course sessions

Location Address Dates
SA 2/131 Richmond Road, Richmond Adelaide South Australia Start date: 28 Feb 2022 07:30
End date: 01 Mar 2022 16:00
Western Australia TBA Start date: 08 Mar 2022 07:30
End date: 09 Mar 2022 16:00
Tasmania TBA Start date: 22 Mar 2022 07:30
End date: 23 Mar 2022 16:00
  • Outcomes and career pathways
  • Entry Requirements

Upon completion you will be able to apply for a Refrigerant Handling Licence. This qualification will allow you to apply for a licence restricted to Split System Air Conditioning Installation and Decommissioning which enables you to legally handle a refrigerant for the installation and decommissioning of single head split systems of less than 18kWr (Cooling capacity).

Pre-Requisites are outlined below. The course is designed for people already employed in the electrical and plumbing industry. The course units on offer are those specified by the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC ) which will let you apply for a Restricted Split System Air Conditioning Refrigerant Handling Licence if you successfully achieve the required competencies in those units. Pre-requisites

  1. Relevant Trade Qualification or Apprenticeship Employment
    • Enrolling students need to either:
    • hold a trade ticket in the Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing  areas,
    • be in fourth year and above in an apprenticeship in those trades
  2. ARCTICK Trainee Licence
    • All students will need a Trainee Licence (Classroom Only) which must be obtained prior to attending the course. We organise and pay for this once we have received payment, paperwork and photo from you
    • The Australian Refrigeration Council requires that Trainee Licence Applications need to be accompanied by the following:
    • A passport sized photo which needs to be certified
    • Proof of enrolment – we will have this
    • Under ARC regulations training cannot begin until the licence is sighted by your trainer


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