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Skills obtained in this course:

Simulated Work Environment

Practical training allows you to enter the workplace with a much higher level of understanding of what is required.


Our course meets the requirements to apply for an Arctick Refrigerant Handling Licence.


Test single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems and document.

Install & Assemble

Assemble, install and start up split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems.

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Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems

Course Description
Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to (depending on your state requirements) quote, install and design reverse cycle air conditioning units. This course teaches you to assemble and position, start up single-head split air-conditioning units and systems to a prescribed routine. This includes wall hung, floor and ceiling suspended, cassette and ducted fan coil split systems and water heating heat.

Once successfully completed, you can apply for the licence required to install and decommission single-head, split system air-conditioners, up to 18 Kilowatts. This course does not have an electrical outcome, covers installing units and interconnecting pipe work.

**It is your responsibility to check your states requirements to ensure that you are able to receive the outcome you are wanting to achieve.

Successful completion of our course gives you the ability to apply for your Arctick licence.

Course Delivery
This course will be delivered through online theory and assessment, 2 day face to face practical and supervisor workplace sign off. (Students will be required to have an authorised supervisor available to sign off on an installation after the training course face to face completion.

Training is completed onsite.

24hr access to Volt Edge support network.

View our calendar to see which dates suits you.

Units of Competency

Unit Code Unit Name
UEERA0059 Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings.
UEERA0049 Install and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems
UEERA0064 Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants – split systems.
UEECD0027 Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan.


To be eligible for our course you need to be a Licenced Electrician or Restricted Electrical Licence – which meets the pre-requisite requirements as a minimum listed below. Before attending the course, students must also apply to Australia Refrigeration Council (ARC) for a Classroom Trainee Refrigerant Handling Licence. This can take up to two weeks to obtain the licence, so please apply early.

For further Trainee Refrigerant Handling Licence information –

Unit Code Unit Name
UEECD0007 Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace.
UEECD0019 Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components.
UEECD0020 Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment.
UEECD0051 Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications
UEECD0016 Document and apply measures to control WHS risks associated with electrotechnology work
UEERE0001 Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

Note: Please contact our office for further information regarding this licence and the other pre-requisite elective units not offered by Volt Edge on 1300 761 366.
Students who intend to work in Victoria please note that eligibility to be registered or licenced by the Plumbing Industry Commission Victoria (1300 815 127) is the responsibility of the student.
Upon successful completion, you will have the skills to:
Fabricate tubing and attach fittings for refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems.
Assemble, install and start up split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems.
Decommission split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems.
Test single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems and document.
Recover refrigerants, pressure and leak test, evacuate and charge split systems.
Complete and report refrigerants recovery, pressure and leak test and evacuate and charge work.
Follow a personal competency development plan.

This – Certificate II in Split Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems satisfies the requirements for workers to apply for a Refrigerant Handling Licence with the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC).

$1,450.00 (GST Free)

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