Course Title: Install pipework for refrigeration and air conditioning systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3224 Certificate III in Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

Course Title: Install pipework for refrigeration and air conditioning systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers the installation, in buildings and premises, of refrigerant piping/tubing, fittings, flow controls, pressure sensing controls, and accessories for refrigeration and air conditioning systems. It encompasses working safely and to installation standards, routing pipe work to specified locations, connecting components and accessories and documenting installation work.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEE005B Fix and secure equipment
UEENEEJ002B Prepare refrigeration tubing and fittings
UEENEEJ003B Determine the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEJ006B Install pipework for refrigeration and air conditioning systems


1. Prepare to install pipe work

2. Install pipe work

3. Completion of pipe work installation.

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.