Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

Course Code AUR20218
Campus Shepparton - Fryers Street, Wangaratta - Docker Street
Duration 345 hours

Course Overview

The AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Automotive Air Conditioning repair person.

This qualification covers the 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 within an automotive service and repair business.

The Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology is intended to prepare new employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing servicing and repair of air conditioning components/systems of vehicles in an automotive service or repair business.

This qualification is typically used to develop employees or recognise and develop existing workers who are performing vehicle service and repair functions in an automotive environment.

They would be expected to perform a range of mechanical operations involving known routines, methods and procedures and take some accountability for the quality of outcomes.

Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed AUR10116 Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation or other relevant qualifications.

You will be enrolled into a current qualification.

Please note: this course is available as part of the 2019 Free TAFE Courses for eligible on-campus students.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

The AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the automotive industry as an automotive specialist – air conditioning.

Further studies
After gaining the AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning, you might wish to undertake further study in the AUR30616 Certificate III in Automotive Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology, AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology or other relevant qualifications.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Shepparton – Fryers Street Starts 4th Feb ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 4.00pm, Semester 2 / 2019
Wangaratta – Docker Street Starts 4th Feb ,4 days a week, 8.00am to 4.00pm, Semester 2 / 2019

Attendance and Commitment

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

You are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and participate in webinars, excursions or other organised activities.

Course Co-ordinator

Name: Brett Ambrosio
Location: Docker Street, Wangaratta

Fee Information
Type Average Enrolled Hours Hourly Fee Rate Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate Total Govt Contribution
Govt Subsidised-Standard 345 $1.33 $458.85 $9.00 $3,105.00
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession 345 $0.27 $93.15 $9.00 $3,105.00
Full Fee 345 $1.33 $458.85 N/A N/A
Course Materials 345 $0.50 $172.50 N/A N/A

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Contact the Course Coordinator
  • Complete a Pre-training review
  • Completed an Language, Literacy and Numeracy activity to ensure the required levels for the course are met
  • Attend an information session
  • Attend an interview

If applicants are selected for the course, the Course Coordinator will forward information about enrolment and an enrolment form.

Units of Competency

AUR20218 – Core Units

AURTTA018 – Carry out diagnostic procedures
AURETU004 – Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURAEA002 – Follow environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace
AURASA002 – Follow safe working practices in an automotive workplace
AURETU003 – Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETR012 – Test and repair basic electrical circuits

AUR20218 – Elective Units

AURTTA004 – Carry out servicing operations
AURTTC003 – Diagnose and repair cooling systems
AURTTE004 – Inspect and service engines
AURETU001 – Install air conditioning systems
AURETR011 – Install basic ancillary electrical systems and components
AURETU007 – Overhaul air conditioning and HVAC system compressors
AURETU005 – Retrofit and modify air conditioning and HVAC systems
AURETR006 – Solder electrical wiring and circuits
AURTTK002 – Use and maintain tools and equipment in an automotive workplace

Assessment Methods

Specific types of assessments will include the following:

  • Knowledge tests
  • Projects
  • Work observation evidence
  • Demonstration
  • Online Assessments
Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
Information Sessions

For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.


Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Individual Needs

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.