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Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology AUR20216

Overview

This program will provide you with the training necessary to enable you to repair and maintain cooling systems and air conditioning of light vehicles.

Qualification: Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology AUR20216
Program No: C2-TC33
Campus: CIT Fyshwick 
Duration: 3 semesters part-time (approx. 8 hours per week).
Likely Job Outcome: Automotive servicing technician or automotive technician specialising in maintaining cooling systems or air conditioning on light vehicles.
Application Type: Register Your Interest
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Additional Information

You will need to wear appropriate protective clothing and equipment when in the automotive workshops. Electives will be chosen according to specific specialisations and have been developed in consultation with local industry automotive representatives. Consult CIT staff for advice.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10. Early in the program these skills will be assessed - if you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed you will be enrolled into additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program.

If you are entering this program as an apprentice/trainee you must:
- be employed in the auto industry
- be an Apprentice or Trainee under the Australian Apprenticeship Scheme (AAS) and be registered with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Core - Complete all 7 subjects

  • AURTTA018   Carry out diagnostic procedures
    • CIT Code: AUTM250
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to carry out diagnostic procedures on vehicles, vessels or machinery. It involves confirming the existence of a fault, choosing the appropriate diagnostic procedure and tools, applying the diagnostic procedure, and reporting conclusions.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURAEA002   Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM514
      Cost: $50.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to follow environmental and sustainability best practices, including complying with established workplace procedures and environmental regulations as well as following sustainability practices that may reduce the environmental impact of work practices and outputs.
      It applies to those working in the automotive industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURASA002   Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM515
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to identify and follow safety and emergency procedures in an automotive workplace. It involves those safety procedures to be followed when using workplace hand tools and hand-held power tools, fixed equipment, and chemicals, and when running vehicles and machinery. It includes the individual’s responsibility for safety and emergency response in the event of an accident or incident.
      It applies to those working on agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment in the automotive service and repair industry.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR012   Test and repair basic electrical circuits
    • CIT Code: AUTM516
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect, test and repair basic electrical circuits in vehicle and machinery electrical systems. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting and testing the circuit, repairing the circuit, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The basic electrical circuits include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, vessels, motorcycles, mobile plant machinery or outdoor power equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETU003   Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM517
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to service air conditioning systems, including heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, fitted to a range of vehicles and machinery. It involves preparing for the task, carrying out performance testing and correct servicing procedures, performing post-service testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. Automotive air conditioners, including HVAC systems, include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles or mobile plant machinery.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETU004   Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM518
      Cost: $70.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the air conditioning systems, including heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, fitted to a range of vehicles and machinery for passenger convenience and comfort. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETU005   Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM519
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to retrofit and modify air conditioning systems, including heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, fitted to a range of vehicles and machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct de-gas procedure, carrying out the retrofit and modification procedures, performing post-modification testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      Air conditioning systems may contain a mixture of both natural and flammable synthetic refrigerants that are difficult to accurately identify and safely recover. To minimise the possibility of ignition, the procedures and equipment used when recovering refrigerants must be those required for flammable refrigerants.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. Automotive air conditioners, including HVAC systems, include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles or mobile plant machinery.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - Complete 6 subjects

  • AURAFA003   Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM562
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to communicate in an automotive workplace. It involves communicating effectively by conveying and receiving information using verbal and non-verbal techniques and correct automotive technical terminology.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR006   Solder electrical wiring and circuits
    • CIT Code: AUTM311
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to solder electrical components, electrical circuits and system wiring. It involves preparing for the task, preparing components, circuits and wiring for soldering, carrying out soldering, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The electrical wiring and circuits include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETU001   Install air conditioning systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM432
      Cost: $60.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to install automotive air conditioning systems in vehicles and machinery for driver and passenger convenience and comfort. It involves preparing for the task, installing and testing the operation of automotive air conditioning systems, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. Air conditioning systems include those being installed in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles or mobile plant machinery.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTA004   Carry out servicing operations
    • CIT Code: AUTM134
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the charging systems of vehicles, vessels or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in an automotive service and repair industry. The charging systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTE004   Inspect and service engines
    • CIT Code: AUTM139
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to inspect and service engines. It involves preparing for the task, inspecting the engine, reporting the inspection findings, servicing and adjusting the engine, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The engines include those of agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant or motorcycles. The unit does not apply to outdoor power equipment engines.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTK002   Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace
    • CIT Code: AUTM252
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes required to select, use, maintain and store tools and equipment in an automotive workplace.
      It applies to those working in all sectors of the automotive industry.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURETR011   Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
    • CIT Code: AUTM565
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to install and test basic ancillary electrical systems and components in vehicles or machinery. It involves preparing for the task, installing and testing the operation of the systems and components, and completing workplace processes and documentation. These electrical systems and components will not require programming following installation as they do not communicate with the vehicle or machinery controller area network data bus (CAN-bus or LIN-bus) topography.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. Basic ancillary electrical systems and components include those being installed in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, marine vessels, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • AURTTC003   Diagnose and repair cooling systems
    • CIT Code: AUTM544
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults in the cooling systems of vehicles. It involves preparing for the task, selecting the correct diagnostic procedure, carrying out the diagnosis and the repair, performing post-repair testing, and completing workplace processes and documentation.
      It applies to those working in the automotive service and repair industry. The cooling systems include those in agricultural machinery, heavy commercial vehicles, light vehicles, mobile plant machinery, motorcycles or outdoor power equipment.

      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au