Course Title: Design, size and lay out heating and cooling systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4308 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

Course Title: Design, size and lay out heating and cooling systems

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 160

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 specifies the outcomes required to design, size and document the layout of heating and cooling systems for multi-floor structures.
It covers preparing for the work, identifying and confirming system specifications and requirements, designing system layout, and work finalisation processes, including records and documentation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CPCPMS4011A Design, size and lay out heating and cooling systems


1. Prepare for design.

2. Identify system requirements.

3. Design system layout.

4. Restore work area.

Learning Outcomes

Refer to elements.

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.