New Zealand Certificate in Air Conditioning Installation


Subject area

Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning


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Entry requirements

Graduates must hold a WorkSafe Approved Filler Test Certificate to be awarded this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry with skilled people who are able to independently install Air Conditioning systems up to 50Kw nominal cooling, and who are working with Synthetic Refrigerants, including HFO's, in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and industry best practice.
This qualification is designed for people already working within the industry to gain a credential that will enhance their employment opportunities and/or people that are in an allied trades such as Electrical, and Plumbing, and wish to enter the HVAC&R industry.
Graduates will be able to operate independently to safely install air conditioning systems up to 50Kw nominal cooling, using relevant, tools and equipment, knowledge, techniques, and meet all relevant environmental and industrial legislative requirements

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (029) 968 8088

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