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AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology

National ID: AUR20218 | State ID: BDQ6

Meet the licensing requirements for automotive air conditioning

When you successfully complete this course you'll have what employers are looking for in an automotive licensed air conditioning technician.

North Metropolitan TAFE offers this as a standalone course, but if you are an apprentice student close to completing the AUR30616 Certificate III in Light Vehicle Technology or AUR30316 Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology,  you have the opportunity to gain the Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology as well.

This course is delivered through a combination of online study and on-campus practical components. You can also apply for Recognition of Prior Learning where appropriate.

The AUR20218 Certificate II in Automotive Air-Conditioning Technology is required to obtain a Refrigerant Handling License. Applying for a license is done through the Australian Refrigeration Council’s website

Gain these skills
  • Service heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems
  • Retrofit and modify
  • Diagnose and repair faults
  • Workplace safety and health
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Ability to work well with manual hand tools and technical aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good vision and hearing
  • Communication and customer service skills

Entrance Requirements


Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

You will be required to obtain a Trainee (TL000) or Classroom (CL000) Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Trainee Licence through the Australian Refrigeration Council before you can attend the practical (workshop) training at North Metropolitan TAFE. Please allow up to two weeks to
obtain your trainee licence.


Trade Certificate (Automotive) or current Automotive Apprentice (at least completing the 3rd year).

Important information

Other costs for consideration:

  • Trainee Licence through the Australian Refrigeration Council

Typical timetable:

  • Online Theory with on campus practical after completing the online content

North Metropolitan TAFE holds a Refrigerant Trading Authorisation (RTA) issued by Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC): RTA AU45693

Job opportunities
  • Automotive Air Conditioning Service technician

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Midland - Online Commercial


Fees and charges


When Semester 1, 2020
Where Midland
How Online
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Page last updated April 07, 2020