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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4301 Certificate IV in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Systems

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

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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 diagnosing, repairing faults and replacing faulty components in refrigeration and air conditioning systems, components, interconnecting circuits and equipment operating at voltages up to 1,000 V a.c. It encompasses working safely, reading electrical circuit diagrams, refrigeration, hydronic and air distribution system diagrams and manufacturers reference material, sketching diagrams from traced wiring and piping systems, applying logical fault finding procedures, conducting repairs, replacing components and completing the necessary service documentation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

UEENEEJ107A Install air conditioning and refrigeration systems, major components and associated equipment

UEENEEJ110A Select refrigerant piping, accessories and associated controls

UEENEEP017A Locate and rectify faults in low voltage composite appliances using set procedures

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

UEENEEE102A Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components

UEENEEE003B Solve problems in extra-low voltage single path circuits

UEENEEE105A Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment

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

UEENEEE137A Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work

UEENEEJ102A Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings

UEENEEJ103A Establish the basic operating conditions of vapour compression systems

UEENEEJ104A Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems

UEENEEJ106A Install refrigerant pipe work, flow controls and accessories

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

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

UEENEEJ194A Solve problems in low voltage refrigeration circuits

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

UEENEEP012A Disconnect / reconnect composite appliances connected to low voltage installation wiring



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEJ111A Diagnose and rectify faults in air conditioning and refrigeration systems and components

Elements:

1. Prepare to find and rectify faults

2. Find faults

3. Repair fault

4. Completion and report fault finding and rectification activities


Learning Outcomes

Refer to Elements


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Tasks

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

Assessment

Task 1

Work Book

Task 2

Theory test

Task 3

Assignment

Task 4

Report

Task 5

Maintenance schedules report 1 - 3

Task 6

Fault Finding Practicals (8)

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

Task 6

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X

 

 

 

X

1.2

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X

 

 

 

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1.3

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X

 

 

 

X

1.4

X

X

 

 

 

X

1.5

X

X

 

 

 

X

1.6

X

X

 

 

 

X

2.1

X

X

X

 

 

X

2.2

X

X

X

 

 

X

2.3

X

X

X

 

 

X

2.4

X

X

X

 

 

X

2.5

X

X

X

 

 

X

2.6

X

X

X

 

 

X

2.7

X

X

X

 

 

X

2.8

X

X

X

 

 

X

2.9

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

4.1

X

 

 

X

X

X

4.2

X

 

 

X

X

X

4.3

X

 

 

X

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.