Course Title: Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3295 Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Title: Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EEET7184C

City Campus

TAFE

130T Vocational Engineering

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit covers diagnosing, repairing faults and replacing faulty components in refrigeration and air conditioning control systems, components, interconnecting circuits and equipment operating at voltages up to 1000 V a.c. It encompasses working safely, reading circuit diagrams, system diagrams and manufacturers reference material, sketching diagrams from traced wiring, applying logical fault finding procedures, conducting repairs, replacing components and completing the necessary service documentation

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

1. UEENEEJ153A Find and rectify faults motors and associated controls in refrigeration and air conditioning systems

2. UEENEEE107A  Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications

3. UEENEEJ108A Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants

4. UEENEEJ194A Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits

5. UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

6. UEENEEE003B Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEJ170A Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration control systems

Elements:

1. Prepare to find and rectify faults

2. Find faults

3. Repair faults

4. Completion and report fault finding and rectification activities


Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this unit, the student should be competent in diagnosing, repairing faults and replacing faulty components in refrigeration and air conditioning control systems, components, interconnecting circuits and equipment operating at voltages up to 1000 V a.c. The student should demonstrate safe work practice, competence in reading circuit diagrams, system diagrams and manufacturers reference material, sketching diagrams from traced wiring, applying logical fault finding procedures, conducting repairs, replacing components and completing the necessary service documentation.


Overview of Assessment

Students must pass each of the following assessment tasks to demonstrate competent. 

Assessment

Task 1

Workbook

Task 2

Theory Test: Refrigeration Controls

Task 3

Practicals Fault Finding

Task 4

Assignment: Air Conditioning Controls Wiring

Task 5

Practical: Wiring Board 1 – 5


These tasks assesses the following Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs): 

Assessment  Mapping Matrix 

Element/

Performance Criteria Covered

Task 1

Task 2

Task 3

Task 4

Task 5

1.1

X

 

X

 

X

1.2

X

 

X

 

X

1.3

X

 

X

 

X

1.4

X

 

X

 

X

1.5

X

 

X

 

X

1.6

X

 

X

 

X

2.1

X

X

X

X

X

2.2

X

X

X

X

X

2.3

X

X

X

X

X

2.4

X

X

X

X

X

2.5

X

X

X

X

X

2.6

X

X

X

X

X

2.7

X

X

X

X

X

2.8

X

X

X

X

X

2.9

X

X

X

X

X

3.1

X

 

X

X

X

3.2

X

 

X

X

X

3.3

X

 

X

X

X

3.4

X

 

X

X

X

3.5

X

 

X

X

X

3.6

X

 

X

X

X

3.7

X

 

X

X

X

4.1

X

 

 

 

X

4.2

X

 

 

 

X

4.3

X

 

 

 

X

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.