Automotive Air Conditioning Training

VACC is offering members the opportunity to participate in a fast-paced, specifically designed course covering both practical and theoretical aspects in servicing and repairing air conditioning and systems in cars and heavy vehicles.

This course is intended to recognise and develop existing workers performing service and repair of air conditioning components/systems of vehicles in an automotive service or repair business.


Enrolments Applicants will receive enrolment confirmations approximately one week prior to commencement of course.

Refund policy

If you cancel your registration 7 or more working days before the event, we will refund 100% of the fees paid. For cancellations made less than 7 working days before the event, no refund will be made. All registrations are transferable at any time to another person within your organisation at no charge. VACC reserves the right to cancel or postpone courses and move registrations to other dates and times. Course costs may be subject to change.

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Air Conditioning

You will be enrolled into the following two units:

  • AURETU103 – Service air conditioning and HVAC systems
  • AURETU104 – Diagnose and repair air conditioning & HVAC


To determine if you are eligible to undertake this course, you are required to have your trade qualification in:

  • Light Vehicle
  • Heavy Vehicle
  • Auto Electrical

Evidence required must include either a certificate, trade paper
or certificate of proficiency.
If you have any questions, please call VACC Skills Development
Centre on: 03 9829 1130

Automotive Air Conditioning Training

Course Information

This course involves service, repair and diagnosis of air conditioning systems fitted to light vehicles, plant and equipment, heavy vehicles or marine craft (low voltage).

The following certified document copies are required before you can enrol and undertake training.

Documents can be certified by an authorised person at a chemist, police station or by a Justice of the Peace:

  • Your Trade qualification in Light Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle or Auto Electrical (including certificate, trade paper or certificate of proficiency)
  • ARCtick Trainee Licence (apply online:

Please email these to VACC SDC at:

If not already held, participants must apply for a Unique Student Identification number (USI) . This is a government requirement for all students, and it is not possible to enroll unless the number has been provided.

To apply, go to the website and click ‘Create USI’. You will need a Driver Licence or Medicare card to complete this task. If you already have a USI, then simply provide the number to the TAFE. If you have forgotten, then you can recover the number via the same website.

For further information click here

Note: Above costs are GST exempt unless otherwise stated.

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