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UEE20111 Certificate II in Split Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems


7-8 days

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Course Description

This qualification is designed for experienced/qualified electricians wishing to install split system Air Conditioners/ Heat Pump systems or split system hot water systems. It covers the installation, commissioning and de-commissioning of single head, split air conditioning and heat pump systems where the maximum plant capacity for each system does not exceed 18 kw cooling capacity.

It does not cover the maintenance, repair, service including diagnostic/fault finding and electrical work or installation of heat pump plant and equipment or commercial refrigeration and air conditioning.

This qualification is offered as a skills ‘top up’ course, therefore specific prerequisites must be met prior to commencing.


Course Content

This course contains the following learning content:

Participants must complete 11 Units of Competency to attain UEE20111 Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems. The qualification consists of 10 Core units and 1 to 2 Electives. The number of units you will be required to complete, is dependent on the final outcome of your RPL/credit transfer application.

Due to the program’s prerequisite requirements, selection of the elective units will be based on your previous experience, thus allowing this unit to be completed via the RPL/credit transfer application. A list of potential elective units are outlined in the course content section. For example: if you have previously completed: UEE30811 Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician, this may give you credit for CPCCWHS1001 – Prepare to work safely in the construction industry and HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Core Units

Unit Title     

Delivery Day


Apply environmentally and sustainable procedures in the energy sector

Day 1


Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace 

Day 1


Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings

Day 2, 3


Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems

Day 4, 7, 8


Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants - split systems

Day 5, 6, 7


Participate in development and follow a personal competency development plan



Fabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry components 



Fix and secure electrotechnology equipment



Use drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specifications



Document and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology work



** These units of competency are covered by a current Electricians Licence or equivalent





Elective Units

Note: Elective unit(s) to be selected



Maintain documentation

Day 1


Source and purchase material/parts for installation or service jobs



Receive and store materials and equipment for electrotechnology work



Deliver a service to customers



Provide basic instruction in the use of electrotechnology apparatus



Prepare to work safely in the construction industry




Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation



Establish the basic operating conditions of air conditioning systems



Attach cords and plugs to electrical equipment for connection to a single phase 230 Volt supply



Conduct in-service safety testing of electrical cord connected equipment and cord assemblies



Course Requirements

Students are required to have the following:

OPTIONAL:  The following reference books may assist in completing units of competency within this course and questions within the student workbook. The below reference books can be purchased from PEER VEET or www.airah.org.au

If purchased through PEER

Australian Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning – National Resource

Volume 1 Edition 05 - $235.00 (incl.GST)

Australian Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning – National Resource

Volume 2 Edition 05 - $200.00 (incl.GST)

Total Cost - $435.00 (incl.GST)

Postage fee - $30.00 (incl.GST)

Course Outcomes

On completion of this course, the participant will be able to competently:

  • install Split Air conditioners/ Heat Pump systems or split system hot water systems

Participants who meet all the requirements of the course will be awarded with a qualification in UEE20111 Certificate II in Split Air-conditioning and Heat Pump Systems.  If not all units of competency are completed, the participant will be issued with a statement of attainment.

Entry Requirements

Entry into this course is only available to licenced tradespersons

The course is only available to applicants who meet the following criteria:

  1. Electricians holding a current, unrestricted A Class Electrical Licence.
  2. Recent extensive experience in the electrotechnology industry.

If you do not meet this criteria, you’ll be ineligible to undertake the skills top-up course.

Delivery Method

This course contains both theory and practical learning activities

Units are delivered using classroom and distance based training. Depending on the RPL/credit transfer process to application, you will be required to attend classroom training for 7-10 days. Following enrolment and finalisation of your RPL/credit transfer application you will be provided with reference material and student workbooks. You will be required to read the workbooks, review the reference material and submit answers to a range of subject questions. 


This will take approximately 40 hours to complete but will provide sufficient underpinning knowledge prior to commencement of training.

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