Course Title: Maintain and repair industrial refrigeration systems and components

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Title: Maintain and repair industrial refrigeration systems and components

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

The unit covers maintaining and repairing industrial refrigeration systems. It includes interpreting drawings and diagrams of industrial refrigeration systems systems; utilising fault finding procedures and testing equipment to identify and diagnose faults in systems and isolate faulty components; rectifying faults; returning to service; testing the systems; and completing service reports.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM05006B Perform brazing and /or silver soldering
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM10002B Terminate and connect electrical wiring
MEM10010B Install pipework and pipework assemblies
MEM12002B Perform electrical/electronic measurement
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18049B Disconnect/reconnect fixed wired equipment up to 1000 volts a.c./1500 volts d.c.
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
MEM18086B Test, recover, evacuate and charge refrigeration systems

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM18090B Maintain and repair industrial refrigeration systems and components


1. Undertake preventive maintenance checks/adjustment on industrial refrigeration systems and components

2. Undertake fault finding on industrial refrigeration systems and components

3. Repair/replace faulty industrial refrigerationcomponents

4. Return to service industrial refrigeration systems and components

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.