New Zealand Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Trade)
Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
Entry is open, however it is recommended candidates hold the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (Level 2) [Ref: 0973].
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) industry with skilled tradespeople that are able to independently install, maintain, service, and commission plant and equipment to industry standards.
RAC plant and equipment may include: commercial air conditioning plant found in multi-story buildings; commercial refrigeration equipment similar to that found in a supermarket; domestic refrigerators; heat/energy recovery units; industrial single or multi-staged refrigeration and air conditioning systems; or temperature and environmental control equipment in the food processing industry.
This qualification will typically be achieved in a workplace environment whilst completing a New Zealand Apprenticeship.
What graduates earn
Graduates who studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:
Median earnings one year after study
Median earnings two years after study
Median earnings five years after study
Status one year after study
Employment rate two years after study
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.