Refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanics assemble, install, service and repair industrial, commercial and domestic refrigeration and air-conditioning systems in homes, shops, factories, office buildings and hospitals.
You may be expected to
- Follow plans and specifications to install units part by part and bolt them down
- Drill holes, install mounting brackets and cut, bend and thread piping
- Install parts such as compressors, motors, condensers, evaporators, air filters, switches and gauges, and copper lines for steam, gas, refrigerant, compressed air, oil, fuel and chilled water
- Attach piping to refrigeration systems
The skills and knowledge gained during the time completing a Certificate III in Refrigeration & Air-conditioning will allow you to have the experience for several job roles within the industry and various career outcomes such as business operator.