Course Title: Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump syste

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3312 Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Title: Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump syste

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email: vocengineering@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit covers the assembly, installation and starting up and de-commissioning of single head split air conditioning systems and split water heating heat pump systems up to a maximum of 18kWr refrigeration capacity. It encompasses working safely and to standards, following routine procedures to install equipment, connecting pipe work, pressure testing, evacuating, perform functional checks and complete installation / regulatory documentation.

Note: The Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Legislation Amendment Bill 2003 may apply to this unit. Prior to planning the delivery of any training and/or assessment activities all legislative and regulatory requirements shall be identified and included. 
 

The skills and knowledge described in this unit may, in some jurisdictions, require a license to practice in the workplace subject to regulations for undertaking refrigeration and air conditioning work. Practice in workplace and during training is also subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships.

Note:
1. The Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Legislation Amendment Bill 2003 may apply to this unit. Prior to planning the delivery of any training and/or assessment activities all legislative and regulatory requirements shall be identified and included.
2. Compliance with permits may be required in various jurisdictions and typically relates to the operation of plant, machinery and equipment such as elevating work platforms, powder operated fixing tools, power operated tools, vehicles, road signage and traffic control, lifting equipment. Permits may also be required for some work environments such as confined spaces, working aloft, near live electrical apparatus and site rehabilitation.
3. Compliance may be required in various jurisdictions relating to currency in First Aid, confined space, lifting and risk safety measures.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Competency in this unit granted only after competency in the following unit(s) has/have been confirmed.
UEENEEJ172A Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants split systems
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEJ102A Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEJ105A Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump syste

Elements:

1. Prepare to assemble, install and start up split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems

2. Assemble, install and start up split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems

3. Decommission split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems

4. Test single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems and document


Learning Outcomes

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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.