Course Title: Design industrial refrigeration systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6069 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology

Course Title: Design industrial refrigeration 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.

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit of competency sets out the knowledge and skills required to design industrial refrigeration systems. This includes the determination of the specific type of system, its design, selection of major system components and materials using manufacturer’s data to determine performance aspects of systems for a given application.

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, especially multiple evaporators and compressors, moderate and low temperature, indirect refrigeration and flooded systems.

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

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU633 Design industrial refrigeration systems


1. Determine design specification and select components for an industrial refrigeration system

2. Design system

3. Analyse and adjust system performance

4. Validate system design

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.