Take the next step even further in your career in management with Oceania College of Technology’s Advanced Diploma of Management.This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks related to servicing and repairing air conditioning components and systems of cars and heavy vehicles within an automotive service and repair business.

Career Opportunities

The Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology is intended to recognise and develop existing workers who are performing servicing and repair of air conditioning components/systems of vehicles in an automotive service or repair business

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.


What will I study?

13 units of competency will be studied as part of this course. If you have finished your apprenticeship in the last 5 years, you may be eligible for credits and/or RPL.


Can I apply?

You are eligible to apply if you are aged 18 years or over and have a keen interest to develop your automotive air condition skills. It is a requirement of the course to hold a gas training licence from Arctick.  http://www.arctick.org/


What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology. As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.


What opportunities for further studies will I have?

Credit transfers may be available into related certificate III courses. Further opportunities in the automotive industry may include certificate IV or diploma courses.


Study Options:

Option 1: Workplace Based Training

Our Trainer Assessor will deliver the training and assessment onsite at your workshop, please contact us for additional details and if this style of training suits your needs.


Option 2: Classroom Training

All your learning and assessment for each of the units is delivered in a classroom environment with other students (classroom training requires a minimum of 5 students).


Option 3: Gap Training (Evening Classes)

This course is applicable to students who meet the RPL and/or Credit requirements for Gap only training. Refer to Automotive Air-conditioning Service, Retrofit, and Repair Skill Set, website details below. https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/AURSS00021

Course Units

Code Unit of Competence C/E
AURAEA2002 Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace Core
AURASA2002 Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace Core
AURETR2012 Test and repair basic electrical circuits Core
AURETU2003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems Core
AURETU3004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems Core
AURETU3005 Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems Core
AURTTA3018 Carry out diagnostic procedures Core
AURAFA2003 Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace Elective
AURTTE2004 Inspect and service engines Elective
AURTTC3003 Diagnose and repair cooling systems Elective
AURTTA2004 Carry out servicing operations Elective
AURTTK2002 Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment Elective
AURETR2006 Carry out soldering of electrical wiring and circuits Elective

Course Duration

The course is 8 weeks in length for fulltime classroom based students.Gap Training is 4 evenings over a 2-week period.