Course Title: Operate Ammonia Refrigeration Plant

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3295 Certificate III in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration

Course Title: Operate Ammonia Refrigeration Plant

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit covers specialised procedures for operating an industrial refrigeration plant using ammonia as the refrigerant. It encompasses applying specialised knowledge of refrigeration principles that apply to ammonia, specifying the normal operating parameters for the plant, rectifying faults and defective components within organisational guidelines and completing the necessary service documentation

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

UEENEEJ196A Operate Ammonia Refrigeration Plant


1. Prepare to operate Ammonia refrigerant plant

2. Operate Ammonia refrigeration plant

3. Complete work and report on operating Ammonia refrigeration plant

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including practical and theory questions, observations and 3rd party reports. 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