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NQF Ref: 0130
National Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Level 4)
This qualification is expiring. The last date for assessments to take place is 31 December 2021.
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Level 1

Assemble and manufacture refrigeration and air conditioning system components with technical supervision
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Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3830 have been replaced by unit standard 22706.

3829 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able, with technical supervision, to interpret and act on drawings, specifications, manuals, and project plans, work engineering materials in the manufacture of parts, select and apply surface finishing materials, and fit parts together to form components of refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

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Competenz

Assemble and manufacture residential and light commercial refrigeration and a/c system components
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3829 have been replaced by unit standard 22706.

3830 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to interpret and act on drawings, specifications, manuals, and project plans, work engineering materials in the manufacture of parts, select and apply surface finishing materials, and fit parts together to form components of residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Install refrigeration and air conditioning systems with technical supervision
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3839 have been replaced by unit standard 22702.

3834 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able, with technical supervision, to prepare for the installation of refrigeration and air conditioning systems. They are able, with supervision, to position and secure major components and supports and bracketing for pipework; run services, install ancillary components, and coordinate associated tradespeople; and charge the components of refrigeration and air conditioning systems with oil and secondary heat transfer liquids as required.

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Level 2

Assemble commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning system components under supervision
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Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 28967.

22706 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems: produce sketches and schematics of components for use in system assembly; interpret sketches and instructions for components; work engineering materials in the fabrication of components; and fit parts together to form components.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Fabricate, assemble, and install refrigeration and air conditioning components under supervision
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2023.

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Version 2 This unit standard was replaced by unit standard 31809 and unit standard 31810. This unit standard replaced unit standard 22706.

28967 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This is an entry level unit standard for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to; prepare to fabricate and assemble components; fabricate components; install components; and complete fabrication and assembly activities; for refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems, under supervision.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Fabricate and assemble components for refrigeration or air conditioning systems under supervision

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 31810 replaced unit standard 28967.

31809 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people under training in the refrigeration and/or air conditioning (RAC) industries. People credited with this unit standard are able to, under supervision: prepare to fabricate, and fabricate secondary components for refrigeration or air conditioning systems; prepare to assemble, and assemble refrigeration or air-conditioning components; check assembled components for compliance with drawings and instructions; and complete the fabrication and assembly tasks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Install refrigeration and/or air conditioning system components under supervision

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 31809 replaced unit standard 28967.

31810 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people under training in the refrigeration and/or air conditioning industries. People credited with this unit standard are able to, under supervision; prepare to install refrigeration and/or air conditioning system components, install refrigeration and/or air conditioning system components, and complete installation activities.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Install residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3836 have been replaced by unit standard 22707.

3835 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for the installation of residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems. They are able to position and secure major components, and supports and bracketing for pipework; run services, install ancillary components, and coordinate associated tradespeople; and charge the components of residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems with oil and secondary heat transfer liquids as required.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Maintain refrigeration and air conditioning systems with technical supervision
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3849 have been replaced by unit standard 22704.

3844 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able, with technical supervision, to prepare and review maintenance schedules for refrigeration and air conditioning systems; and maintain the integrity of lubrication and refrigerant systems, secondary heat transfer liquids, and air distribution systems. They are able, with supervision, to maintain the integrity of mechanical components, thermal insulation, heat transfer componentry, and defrost systems and condensate drainage. They are also able, with supervision, to calibrate and test control and reporting systems, check and maintain electrical components, and complete maintenance reports and initiate follow-up actions.

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Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of refrigerants and their effect on the environment

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19666 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) industry, installing, servicing, modifying, or dismantling equipment containing Ozone Depleting Refrigerants (ODRs) or Synthetic Greenhouse Gases (SGGs). People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of stratospheric ozone and its role in the atmosphere; demonstrate knowledge of the effect of refrigerants on the atmosphere., demonstrate knowledge of ozone layer protection legislation and codes of practice; identify OD substances and SGGs used as refrigerants and describe safe methods of identification; and demonstrate knowledge of procedures to reduce ODR and SGG emissions in refrigeration and air conditioning practice.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning principles and applications
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standards 28952 and 28970.

22701 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work or intend to work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. It covers the basic principles of refrigeration and air conditioning and their application, and is intended for use in the training of installers and technicians of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: refrigerants and management of associated hazards; physics related to refrigeration and air conditioning; the refrigeration cycle; refrigeration systems; air conditioning systems; and the basic principles of cold food storage.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Install and commission commercial refrigeration and air conditioning
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standards 28959, 28963 and 29100.

22702 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry, and is intended for use in the training of installers and technicians of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of pre-installation activities for refrigeration and air conditioning systems; install the components of refrigeration and air conditioning systems; perform pre-start commissioning procedures; perform start-up commissioning procedures; and provide information to operators and complete required documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Apply knowledge of electrical and electronics principles in RAC
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Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standards 28961 and 28964.

22703 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) sector of the engineering industry. It applies to refrigeration and air conditioning systems that contain electrical components and systems, and electronic subsystems. It is designed to provide technician refrigeration and air conditioning systems engineers with an understanding of electrical principles, properties, and components, and electronic principles, components, and control systems so that they can communicate requirements to, and interact with, electrical and electro-technical personnel. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate and apply knowledge of the function and performance of electrical components in refrigeration and air conditioning systems; select electrical components to meet operational requirements; identify causes of electrical and/or electronic problems and/or failures; and explain the function and performance of electronic components and subsystems in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Maintain and service refrigeration and air conditioning systems
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Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standards 28960 and 28965.

22704 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry, and is intended for use in the training of maintenance and service personnel for refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for refrigeration and air conditioning systems: demonstrate knowledge of the benefits of, and procedures for, performing routine maintenance procedures; source, interpret, and apply information to maintenance and servicing procedures; maintain the integrity of lubrication and refrigerant systems, secondary heat transfer mediums, and air distribution systems; maintain the integrity of mechanical components, thermal insulation, heat transfer componentry, and defrost and/or de-ice systems, and condensate drainage; calibrate and test control and reporting systems; check and maintain electrical components; diagnose and rectify faults; retrofit existing systems with alternative refrigerants; recondition components; and initiate follow-up actions, verify that system specifications have been met, and complete documentation.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Apply design principles to commercial RAC systems installation
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Version 2 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standards 28962 and 28966.

22705 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) sector of the engineering industry, and is intended for use in the training of installers of commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and confirm customer job requirements from supplied documents, drawings, and supervisor instructions; and meet job requirements using prepared designs and documentation.

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Competenz

Prepare and purge braze piping for refrigeration and air conditioning

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23959 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in training of refrigeration and air conditioning technicians and covers preparation and purge brazing of copper piping up to 25 mm diameter for refrigeration and air conditioning systems. This standard is not intended for use in the appliance servicing industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of welding safety relevant to brazing of piping; prepare for purge brazing of piping; and join piping using purge brazing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Meet requirements for Approved Filler Test Certificate for refrigerants

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Version 2

28950 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry who need to fill gas cylinders with refrigerants. It covers the knowledge and practical skills required to prepare candidates for an Approved Filler Test Certificate for Class 2 refrigerants as required by legislation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify legislation and regulations relating to the activities of Approved Fillers; demonstrate knowledge of compressed gases used as refrigerants; demonstrate knowledge of cylinders and valves used for refrigerants; and perform refrigerant recovery procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of refrigerants and their management

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 28970 replaced unit standard 22701.

28952 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work or intend to work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. It covers foundation knowledge of refrigerants to underpin their safe handling and the safety of operators. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the physical properties of commonly used refrigerants; refrigerant classifications; the hazards associated with refrigerants, and their management; gas cylinders and their safety features for use with refrigerants; standard industry practices for handling refrigerants; and legislation and codes of practice for the use and management of refrigerants. They are also able to describe safe methods of identifying refrigerants.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Interpret drawings and produce sketches for refrigeration and air conditioning systems and components

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28954 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This is an entry level unit standard for people working in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to interpret refrigeration and air conditioning system drawings and sketches, and produce sketches for refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Diagnose and rectify faults in commercial RAC systems and equipment under supervision

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Version 2

28955 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working or intending to work in in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, under supervision: prepare to diagnose and rectify faults in commercial RAC mechanical and electrical systems; diagnose and rectify faults in RAC mechanical systems and components; diagnose and rectify faults in RAC electrical and electronic systems and components; and complete fault diagnosis and repair procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of installation and commissioning procedures for commercial RAC equipment

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Version 3 This unit standard, unit standard 28963 and unit standard 29100 replaced unit standard 22702.

28959 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This is an entry level unit for people working in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of pre-installation activities; describe standard practices for installing systems and components; describe system evacuation and charging procedures; describe the records required for a commissioned RAC system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of commercial RAC system maintenance and servicing

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 28964 replaced unit 22704.

28960 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the need for routine maintenance on RAC systems and equipment; and describe maintenance, servicing, and testing procedures for RAC systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of electrical and electronic components used in commercial RAC systems

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit 28964 replaced unit 22703.

28961 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working or intending to work in in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to explain the function and performance of electronic components and subsystems used in refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Install commercial RAC equipment under supervision

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Version 2 This unit standard, and unit standards 28959 and 29100 replaced unit standard 22702.

28963 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, under supervision: prepare to install RAC components and systems; and install RAC system components.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Apply knowledge of electrics and electronics to the installation and maintenance of RAC systems under supervision

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Version 2 This unit standard, and unit standard 28959 replaced unit standard 22703.

28964 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry under supervision. People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess the operating performance of electrical and electronic components in RAC systems; select electrical and electronic components to meet the operating requirements of RAC systems; identify the causes of electrical and electronic faults in RAC systems and components; and programme a programmable logic controller (PLC).

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Maintain and service commercial RAC systems and equipment under supervision

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Version 2 This unit standard, and unit standard 28960 replaced unit standard 22704.

28965 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry under supervision. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to maintain and/or service commercial RAC systems; maintain and service RAC mechanical systems and components; maintain and service RAC electrical and electronic systems and components; retrofit refrigerants; and complete maintenance and servicing activities.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and codes of practice that apply to RAC, and mechanical building services

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28968 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people entering the industry to ensure they have a basic understanding of the content and application of legislation and codes of practice relevant to work on refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) equipment. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of legislation and codes of practice relating to: work on refrigeration and air conditioning equipment; and refrigerants.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of refrigeration and air conditioning

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 28952 replaced unit standard 22701.

28970 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work or intend to work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. It covers the basic principles of refrigeration and air conditioning and their application, and is intended for use in the training of installers and technicians of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: physics related to refrigeration and air conditioning; the refrigeration cycle; refrigeration systems; air conditioning systems; the basic principles of cold food storage; and establish operating parameters of a small refrigeration system and a heat pump.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Commission commercial RAC equipment under supervision

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Version 2 This unit standard, and unit standards 28959 and 28963 replaced unit standard 22702.

29100 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people working in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, under supervision: carry out pre-start commissioning tasks; carry out start-up commissioning tasks; provide information to operators and complete documentation, for commercial RAC systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of flammable refrigerants used in refrigeration and air conditioning industries

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Version 2

29563 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work with flammable refrigerants in refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industries. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: legislation, standards and codes relating to flammable refrigerants; flammable refrigerants; the health and safety risk factors to be managed when working with flammable refrigerants; procedures when working with flammable refrigerants; and, emergency and first aid procedures associated with flammable refrigerants.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of anhydrous ammonia and safe practices for its use as a refrigerant

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Version 2

30127 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work with ammonia as a refrigerant within the refrigeration industries. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand legislation, standards and codes relating to anhydrous ammonia and its use as a refrigerant; explain the properties of anhydrous ammonia and its use as a refrigerant; describe the use and applications of anhydrous ammonia as a refrigerant; describe the hazards relating to the use of ammonia as a refrigerant; demonstrate knowledge of the procedures and equipment for working with refrigerant grade ammonia; demonstrate knowledge of emergency and incident procedures for ammonia.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Design and develop refrigeration and air conditioning systems with technical supervision
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 22705.

3824 Unit Standard 35 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able, with technical supervision, to identify and confirm customer and system requirements, prepare designs to meet requirements, and prepare design documentation and system documentation for refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Assemble and fabricate commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning system components
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

3831 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: interpret and act on drawings and specifications for; work engineering materials in the manufacture of components for; and fit parts together to form components of commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Assemble and manufacture industrial refrigeration system components
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

3832 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to interpret and act on drawings, specifications, manuals, and project plans, work engineering materials in the manufacture of parts, select and apply surface finishing materials, and fit parts together to form components of industrial refrigeration systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Assemble and manufacture large central plant air conditioning system components
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

3833 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to interpret and act on drawings, specifications, manuals, and project plans, work engineering materials in the manufacture of parts, select and apply surface finishing materials, and fit parts together to form components of large central plant air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Install commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3835 have been replaced by unit standard 22707.

3836 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for the installation of commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems. They are able to position and secure major components, and supports and bracketing for pipework; run services, install ancillary components, and coordinate associated tradespeople; and charge the components of commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems with oil and secondary heat transfer liquids as required.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Commission refrigeration and air conditioning systems with technical supervision
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3834 have been replaced by unit standard 22702.

3839 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able, with technical supervision, to verify the integrity of refrigeration and air conditioning systems, evacuate systems, set and test controls, and perform final pre-start checks. They are able, with supervision, to charge systems and check and confirm the operation of systems, check and verify operating manuals, and instruct operators of systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Maintain residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

3845 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare and review maintenance schedules for residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems; and maintain the integrity of lubrication and refrigerant systems, secondary heat transfer liquids, and air distribution systems. They are able to maintain the integrity of mechanical components, thermal insulation, heat transfer componentry, and defrost systems and condensate drainage. They are also able to calibrate and test control and reporting systems, check and maintain electrical components, and complete maintenance reports and initiate follow-up actions.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Maintain commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems

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Version 8

3846 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems: review maintenance information; maintain the integrity of lubrication, refrigerant, and air distribution systems, and secondary heat transfer liquids; maintain the integrity of mechanical components, thermal insulation, heat transfer componentry, defrost systems, and condensate drainage; calibrate and test control and reporting systems; check and maintain electrical components; and complete maintenance activities and documentation, and initiate follow-up actions.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Service refrigeration and air conditioning systems with technical supervision
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3844 have been replaced by unit standard 22704.

3849 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able, with technical supervision, to interpret refrigeration and air conditioning system drawings and diagrams. They are able, with supervision, to use basic fault finding procedures, service manifolds, and test equipment to identify and diagnose faults in systems; and isolate faulty components and rectify common faults. They are able, with supervision, to retrofit existing refrigeration and air conditioning systems with alternative refrigerants, recondition components, recommission and test systems, and complete service reports for administrative action.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Service residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

3850 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to interpret drawings and diagrams of residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems. They are able to use basic fault finding procedures, service manifolds, and test equipment to identify and diagnose faults in systems; and isolate faulty components and rectify common faults. They are able to retrofit existing residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems with alternative refrigerants, recondition components, recommission and test systems, and complete service reports for administrative action.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Level 4

Install commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems

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Version 4

22707 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems, prepare for the installation; and install the components and complete documentation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Apply design principles to commercial RAC systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 3825.

22708 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) sector of the engineering industry, and is intended for use in the training of installers of commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and confirm customer and system requirements, and prepare designs and plans to meet job requirements for commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Meet requirements for Approved Handler Test Certificate for refrigerants

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28951 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people working in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry with responsibility for handling refrigerants. It covers the knowledge and practical skills required to prepare candidates for an Approved Handler Test Certificate for Class 2 refrigerants as required by legislation. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the HSNO Act relevant to an Approved Handler of refrigerants; handling of refrigerants; and emergency planning for refrigerant storage.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate advanced knowledge of refrigerants and their management

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28953 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for use in the later stages of training of apprentices in the refrigeration and air conditioning trade, and covers more advanced knowledge of the use and management of refrigerants. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: pressure-enthalpy diagrams for refrigerants, refrigeration oil, the effect of moisture in refrigerant and its management, methods of detecting refrigerant leakage, Approved Handler certification, retrofitting, and HC refrigerants; and demonstrate knowledge of changes to industry procedures as a result of the Tamahere cool store fire.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

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Competenz

Maintain and service RAC systems and equipment in controlled temperature transport applications

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28956 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who maintain and service commercial refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) equipment in transport applications. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to maintain and service RAC systems, maintain and service RAC mechanical systems and components, repair faults in RAC mechanical systems and components, maintain and service RAC electrical and electronic systems and components, repair faults in RAC electrical and electronic systems, retrofit refrigerants, and complete maintenance and/or servicing activities.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Install commercial RAC equipment and systems in controlled temperature transport applications

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28957 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work on refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) equipment and systems for transport applications. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to install RAC components and systems; and install RAC systems and components.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Commission RAC systems for controlled temperature transport applications

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28958 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) sector of the engineering industry and specialise in controlled temperature transport. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to commission RAC systems; evacuate RAC systems; perform pre-start checks on RAC systems; charge RAC systems and confirm their operation; and complete commissioning activities for RAC systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of design principles for commercial RAC systems

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 28966 replaced unit standard 22705.

28962 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people undergoing training to tradesperson level in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry. It covers the underpinning knowledge required to size and select components to make up a basic RAC system for a specific purpose. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the factors that affect RAC system design; and explain RAC design principles.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Apply design principles to the design of basic commercial RAC systems

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Version 2 This unit standard, and unit 28962 replaced unit standard 22705.

28966 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people undergoing training to tradesperson level in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry. It covers the skills required to size and select components to make up a basic RAC system for a specific purpose. People credited with this unit standard are able to: establish customer and job requirements; and size and select system components.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Design and develop residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 22708.

3825 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and confirm customer and system requirements, prepare designs to meet requirements, and prepare design documentation and system documentation for residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Modify industrial refrigeration systems

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3837 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for industrial refrigeration systems: prepare for modification; install components to modify; and charge the components with lubricants and secondary heat transfer liquids as required.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Install large central plant air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

3838 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare for the installation of large central plant air conditioning systems. They are able to position and secure major components, and supports and bracketing for pipework; run services, install ancillary components, and coordinate associated tradespeople; and charge the components of large central plant air conditioning systems with oil and secondary heat transfer liquids as required.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Commission residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

3840 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to verify the integrity of residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems, evacuate systems, set and test controls, and perform final pre-start checks. They are able to charge systems and check and confirm the operation of systems, check and verify operating manuals, and instruct operators of residential and light commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Commission commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems rated below 50 kilowatts

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3841 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for commercial and/or air conditioning systems: verify the integrity of systems; evacuate systems; perform pre-start checks; charge systems and confirm the operation; and complete commissioning activities, check and verify operating manuals, and instruct operators.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Maintain industrial refrigeration systems

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3847 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for industrial refrigeration systems: review maintenance information; maintain the integrity of lubrication, refrigerant, and air distribution systems, and secondary heat transfer liquids; maintain the integrity of mechanical components, thermal insulation, heat transfer componentry, defrost systems, and condensate drainage; calibrate and test control and reporting systems; check and maintain electrical components; and complete maintenance activities and documentation, and initiate follow-up actions.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Maintain large central plant air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

3848 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare and review maintenance schedules for large central plant air conditioning systems; and maintain the integrity of lubrication and refrigerant systems, secondary heat transfer liquids, and air distribution systems. They are able to maintain the integrity of mechanical components, thermal insulation, heat transfer componentry, and condensate drainage. They are also able to calibrate and test control and reporting systems, check and maintain electrical components, and complete maintenance reports and initiate follow-up actions.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Service commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems

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3851 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for commercial refrigeration and/or air conditioning systems: interpret system drawings and diagrams; diagnose faults and rectify common faults in systems; retrofit existing systems with alternative refrigerants; recondition components; and complete servicing activities and documentation, and recommission systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Service industrial refrigeration systems

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3852 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for industrial refrigeration systems: interpret system drawings and diagrams; diagnose faults and rectify common faults in systems; and complete servicing activities and documentation, and recommission systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Level 5

Apply design principles to industrial refrigeration systems

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22709 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry, and is intended for use in the training of installers of industrial refrigeration systems. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and confirm customer and system requirements; and prepare designs and plans to meet job requirements for industrial refrigeration systems.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and codes of practice relevant to RAC and HVAC mechanical services

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26721 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) and Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning trades (HVAC) who have supervisory or administrative responsibilities. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the New Zealand Building Code and its application in the provision of mechanical services; and legislation and codes of practice relating to refrigerants.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Select components for RAC and HVAC mechanical services

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26722 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for people in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) and Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning trades (HVAC) who need to select system component parts, either to replace faulty components, or for the purpose of retrofitting existing installations. People credited with this unit standard are able to determine component parameters and ratings, and analyse alternatives and specify components for RAC and HVAC mechanical services.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Commission commercial RAC systems rated above 50 kilowatts

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28969 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people who work on light industrial refrigeration systems that use non ammonia refrigerants. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for light industrial refrigeration systems: verify the integrity of systems; evacuate systems; perform pre-start checks on systems; charge systems and confirm the operation of systems; complete commissioning activities, check and verify operating manuals, and instruct operators.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Design and develop commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24534.

3826 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and confirm customer and system requirements, prepare designs to meet requirements, and prepare design documentation and system documentation for commercial and light industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Commission industrial refrigeration systems

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Version 6

3842 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to, for industrial refrigeration systems: verify the integrity of systems; evacuate systems; perform pre-start checks; charge and confirm their operation; and complete commissioning activities, check and verify operating manuals, and instruct operators.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Commission large central plant air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

3843 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to verify the integrity of large central plant air conditioning systems, evacuate systems, set and test controls, and perform final pre-start checks. They are able to charge systems and check and confirm the operation of systems, check and verify operating manuals, and instruct operators of large central plant air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Service large central plant air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

3853 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to interpret drawings and diagrams of large central plant air conditioning systems. They are able to use basic fault finding procedures, service manifolds, and test equipment to identify and diagnose faults in systems; and isolate faulty components and rectify common faults. They are able to retrofit existing large central plant air conditioning systems with alternative refrigerants, recondition components, recommission and test systems, and complete service reports for administrative action.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Level 6

Design and develop industrial refrigeration systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 24535.

3827 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and confirm customer and system requirements, prepare designs to meet requirements, and prepare design documentation and system documentation for industrial refrigeration systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Design and develop large central plant air conditioning systems
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6

3828 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for people who work, or intend to work, in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector of the engineering industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to identify and confirm customer and system requirements, prepare designs to meet requirements, and prepare design documentation and system documentation for large central plant air conditioning systems.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Data as at 17 April 2021