Course Title: Design a commercial refrigeration system

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6069 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

Course Title: Design a commercial refrigeration system

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to design commercial refrigeration systems to customer requirements. It includes applying of refrigeration and food storage technology, using standard manufactured components and piping, following design specifications, document system design and compliance with safety and regulatory requirements.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

The unit applies to manufacturing, servicing and maintenance enterprises incorporating refrigeration and air conditioning design, manufacture and installation.

This unit of competency is intended for courses at Diploma Level or higher.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

It is recommended that on entry into this unit learners possess knowledge and skills equivalent to those described in:

VPAU625 Analyse Refrigeration System

VPAU639 Estimate and Evaluate Refrigeration heat load

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU631 Design a commercial refrigeration system


1. Determine optimum system design for a given application

2. Design system

3. Validated system performance

Learning Outcomes

Not applicable

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set in the Competency Descriptor.

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.

To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment task
detailed under Assessment Tasks section of Course Guide Part B.