UNIT GROUP 4312 REFRIGERATION AND AIRCONDITIONING MECHANICS
REFRIGERATION AND AIRCONDITIONING MECHANICS assemble, install, maintain and repair refrigeration and airconditioning systems.
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
- drilling holes, installing mounting brackets and cutting, bending and threading piping
- installing components such as compressors, motors, condensers, evaporators, switches and gauges, and copper lines for steam, gas, refrigerant, compressed air, fuel, oil and chilled water
- bolting, soldering, riveting, welding or brazing pipes to connect equipment, and checking alignment and accuracy of fit
- filling systems with gas or fluid to check for leaks and test-operating systems, checking mechanisms and making adjustments