Applicants must hold a Classroom Trainee Refrigerant Handling Licence. Once you have applied for your Classroom Trainee Refrigerant Licence, Australian Refrigeration Council (ARCtick) will require the Trainer Declaration section to be completed by your TAFE teacher. This declaration will then be returned to you for you to submit the full application, attach a passport photo and organise payment to the Australian Refrigeration Council.
For licensing inquiries, contact the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARCtick) on 1300 884 483 or please see their web site to view updated information: www.arctick.org.
It is recommended you are trade qualified or currently work within the industry repairing and servicing automotive air-conditioning systems. Applicants must have a high degree of motivation and interest along with appropriate literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to this level along with adequate industry experience.
Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your own cost:
Uniforms: Short sleeved shirt and shorts. Long pants and shirts for welding subjects with appropriate safety equipment/eyewear.
Shoes: Safety boots are required at all times.
Safety equipment: 2 x Safety glasses to designated Australian standards. (Available from your local PPE retail outlet).
Equipment: Optional earplugs.
Materials: For theory components we recommend: 240 page A4 Notebook, pocket notebook, calculator, 2 blue biros, pencil case, highlighter, storage folder to hold textbooks and work material.
Other: All students with long hair will be required to wear hair protection when working with or around moving machinery or while in a designated area of operation.
Cairns Campus: 4 days, Tuesday to Friday, 8am - 5pm.
Mount Isa Campus: 4 days, Monday to Thursday 8am - 4.30pm
Townsville Trade Training Centre: 4 days, Monday to Thursday 8am - 4.30pm. Note: Expressions of interest are being taken for a Wednesday evening (6pm - 9pm) class.