The Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology (AUR20218) 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.
Free TAFE and JobTrainer
You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government's FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. If you're aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the course tuition fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know you may incur fees that you will need to cover yourself, such as student service fees or materials fees. Skills First (eligible) students are usually entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver, however under JobTrainer you may be eligible for a second Free TAFE course. You may also be able to get an exemption if you don't meet the upskilling requirement. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).
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|Module Code||Module Title||Nominal Hours
|AURAEA002||Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace (AURAEA002)||25
|AURASA002||Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace (AURASA002)||20
|AURETR012||Test and repair basic electrical circuits (AURETR012)||40
|AURETU003||Service air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU003)||25
|AURETU004||Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU004)||35
|AURTTA018||Carry out diagnostic procedures (AURTTA018)||20
|Module Code||Module Title||Nominal Hours
|AURETR006||Solder electrical wiring and circuits (AURETR006)||20
|AURETR011||Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components (AURETR011)||40
|AURETU001||Install air conditioning systems (AURETU001)||30
|AURETU005||Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems (AURETU005)||30
|AURTTA004||Carry out servicing operations (AURTTA004)||20
|AURTTC003||Diagnose and repair cooling systems (AURTTC003)||20
|AURTTK001||Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace (AURTTK001)||15
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 or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.
What will I study?
See list of course modules above.
Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!
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Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.
The fees listed below relate to 2022 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).
Indicative total tuition fee#
Indicative total tuition fee#
# 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.
Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).
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
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
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Indigenous Concession $/SCH
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^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 2022. 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.
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What costs and other fees should I expect?
Call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email firstname.lastname@example.org for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.
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 (AUR20218). 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 click on the yellow Apply Here Button. You can also call us on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email email@example.com.
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.