Course Title: Service and repair commercial refrigeration

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Title: Service and repair commercial refrigeration

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

This unit covers servicing and repairing commercial and supermarket equipment and components. It includes interpreting drawings and diagrams of refrigeration equipment; utilising basic fault finding procedures, service manifolds, and test equipment to identify and diagnose faults in equipment; isolating faulty components including control components; and rectifying common faults.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM10002B Terminate and connect electrical wiring
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, evacuate and charge refrigeration systems

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM18094B Service and repair commercial refrigeration


1. Undertake preventive maintenance checks/adjustment on commercial refrigeration equipment

2. Undertake fault finding on commercial refrigeration equipment

3. Repair/replace commercial refrigeration components

4. Return to service commercial refrigeration equipment

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.