AUR20220 – Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology Course

This is a nationally recognised VET accredited course.

Do you hold any of the qualifications listed below?

Certificate II in Automotive Air Conditioning Technology
Certificate II in Automotive Electrical Technology
Certificate II in Automotive Cooling System Technology
Certificate III in Automotive Electrical Technology
Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology
Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology
Certificate III in Mobile Plant Technology
Certificate III in Forklift Technology

If so, you may be eligible to attend this 2 – 3 day, face-to-face course.

(Activities outside of this timeframe will also be required)
This course covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of tasks relating to servicing and repairing air conditioning components and systems of cars and heavy vehicles. Competent completion of this qualification will enable the learner to apply for an AAC02 Refrigerant handling licence – qualified persons with the Australian Refrigeration Council.

An automotive trade qualification (as listed above). A copy of your qualification including an academic transcript (list of units completed) is required to determine eligibility.

A Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Trainee Licence (refer to for further information).


2 – 3 days of college-based training and assessment. 8:30am – 4:30pm daily. (Lunch and morning tea provided).

The course duration will depend on when you achieved your trade qualification and the currency of your experience. This will be confirmed on enrolment.

Other activities outside this timeframe will also be required. This includes reviewing the required resource material, completing online quizzes (a computer or similar device with internet connection will be required) and other practical activities to reinforce learning. These activities will contribute towards your competency assessment.


The course is held at the Sir Jack Brabham Automotive Centre of Excellence – MTA Institute, Freeway Office Park, Building 8, 2728 Logan Road, Eight Mile Plains, Queensland.

For country and remote students who are unable to attend onsite training, contact courses@ or call 07 3722 3000 to discuss offsite training options.


MTA Institute is serious about safety. Personal protective equipment must be worn (ie: suitable automotive workshop attire including work boots).


At the MTA Institute you will receive:

  • Quality training
  • Face-to-face delivered training
  • Trainers with current industry experience
  • Ongoing assistance from your trainer and the MTA Institute team throughout your course.


12 – 13 & 15 August 
23 – 25 October 

(2-3 days, depending on previous experience)


8:30am – 4:30pm each day


Non-member fee is $1,500 – $2,000 (inc. GST)
MTA Queensland members receive 20% discount (inc. GST)

Where fees are over $1,500 for an individual, a payment plan will be implemented.


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