Certificate III Air conditioning & refrigeration

Certificate III Air conditioning & refrigeration

Duration - 4 years
Study - TAFE


  • Establishing job requirements from drawings and specifications, and laying out installation reference points
  • Adjusting system controls and mechanisms and reassembling systems
  • Filling systems with gas or fluid to check for leaks
  • Installation of duct systems
  • Repairing and servicing ammonia refrigeration systems

Future prospects

  • Certificate IV in Air conditioning & refrigeration servicing
  • Certificate IV in Air conditioning & refrigeration systems energy management & control
  • Certificate IV in Refrigeration & air conditioning systems

Also known as

  • Air conditioning & refrigeration mechanic

If you like

  • Various work sites
  • Problem solving
  • Practical hands-on work
  • Mechanical aptitude

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We look after

  • Wages
  • Allowances
  • Annual leave & annual leave Loading
  • TAFE/RTO fees
  • Mentoring & support


There are over 24,300 people employed in this industry. (Joboutlook.gov.au)

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