Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

Course Code
Heavy Commercial Vehicles & Engine Techn
Study Area(s)
Course Length
Full-time(6 months)
Part-time day(1 year)

Start Date(s): 22 January 2018
End Date(s): 30 July 2018
Days and Time: To be confirmed with your course advisor

Course Overview

The Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology (AUR20216) course covers the automotive skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks related to servicing and repairing air conditioning components and systems of cars and heavy vehicles

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Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAEA002Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace25
AURASA002Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace20
AURETR012Test and repair basic electrical circuits40
AURETU003Service air conditioning and HVAC systems25
AURETU004Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems35
AURETU005Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems30
AURTTA004Carry out servicing operations20


Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
AURAFA003Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace20
AURETR006Solder electrical wiring and circuits20
AURETR011Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components40
AURETU001Install air conditioning systems30
AURETU007Overhaul air conditioning and HVAC system compressors30
AURTTA018Carry out diagnostic procedures20
AURTTC003Diagnose and repair cooling systems20
AURTTE004Inspect and service engines20
AURTTK001Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace15
AURTTK002Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace20

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral, online or practical assessment methods. You will be advised in advance about the type of assessment and the how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided with this information.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.


For Business and Industry

We offer our business and industry clients customised workforce training, flexible delivery (when and where it suits you) and onsite assessments.

Call us on 1300 615 141 or contact us online for an obligation free consultation.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

The fees listed below relate to 2018 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2) and non-tuition fees such as student support fees (table 3).

Table 1

Enrolment type
Government Subsidised
Average annual course fee#
Average annual course fee#
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Full Fee
Average annual course fee#

Table 2

Average material
fees per annum *


Average consumable
fees per annum*

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

2018 Student Services Fee (Table 3)

 Type of cohort:
Eligible full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Non eligible/FFS  full fee paying student (more than 125 SC hours) Special cohort classes:
  • Concession card holders
  • Apprentices
  • Trainees
  • Work based students (100% off campus delivery)
  • Full online delivery (100% off campus delivery)
Any students studying less than 125 hours in the full year
Domestic student services fees for 2018: $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $0.40 per student contact hour. $60 min total to $200 max total $60 fixed fee None


The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
345 115 $3.00 $0.60 $9.00

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2018. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

This course is available through the apprenticeship and traineeship pathway. You are eligible if you are employed or have been offered a new apprenticeship or traineeship in your chosen field. Also, it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. OR You may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer); or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. (Mature age is anyone over the age of 18 who has been out of full-time education for more than 12 months.)

Where and how can I study?

You will study at the Docklands campus.

What employment opportunities will I have?

This course may lead you to work with an employer in the Automotive Industry,with a variety of areas including heavy and light vehicle mechanics or eventually running your own business.

You will be accredited and qualified to work on specialised automotive air conditioning systems.

Possible job outcomes include:

• Automotive Air Conditioning Technician

What qualifications will I receive?

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded the Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning (AUR20216). As part of the Australian Qualifications Framework this program is nationally recognised.

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies at Certificate III / Apprenticeship level. Credit transfers may be available into related Certificate III or IV courses.

How do I apply?

Apprentice/Trainees - You will need to have an employer and then contact an Australian Apprentice Support Netowrk office to sign a training contract.

Non- Apprentices - To apply for this course you must fill in a direct application form through the "Apply Now" button above. We will then be in contact to arrange an interview or provide the information session details

How will I be selected for this course?

Compulsory information session, self-evaluation and interview.

Apprentices must be currently employed as an apprentice/trainee in the respective field of specialisation.

Non-Apprentices will be considered once interviewed and industry experience is established.