AIRAH's Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals

AIRAH's accredited
Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals


This modular online program is an opportunity to fast-track your HVAC&R technical knowledge and skills. It can also build on your existing industry experience to provide in-depth technical insight.

To view the program brochure, please click here.

Overview
 
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Why choose AIRAH for your HVAC&R education and training

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Explore other AIRAH accredited programs for the HVAC&R/building services industry:

AIRAH's Professional Diploma in Building Services – HVAC&R

AIRAH's Professional Diploma in Sustainable HVAC Design and Operation


Overview


AIRAH's accredited Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals offers online training for the HVAC&R building services industry, with a focus on air and water systems fundamentals. Students will examine equipment components and theories that will help to make them more effective HVAC&R practitioners.

The online course consists of eight units, with participants selecting those relevant to their own interests and needs. These units detail information about the workings of HVAC&R equipment.

 

 

Individual units involve approximately 5–8 hours to complete, with the full Certificate program taking approximately 30–48 total hours.

There is a maximum of six weeks to complete each unit.


This Certificate is designed for…

Whether you’re a recent industry entrant or a seasoned professional, the AIRAH accredited Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals program can upgrade your skills and industry knowledge and assist with your career development.

This program is suitable for graduate mechanical engineers, technicians, maintenance personnel, and practitioners involved in the design and/or day-to-day operations of HVAC&R systems.



General program information

Delivery method

Delivery method

online

Length

Program length

30–48 hours (full qualification) /
5–8 hours (per unit)

Eight units

Units

eight course units

Participants are required to demonstrate their competency and understanding through knowledge assessment tasks (including self-assessment questions, quizzes, and calculations).

There is a maximum of six weeks to complete each module.


Program structure


The Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals is an online course, designed so each of the eight units can be undertaken separately, as preferred. Registration fees differ based on course load.

Choose from any or all of the topics. This provides a customisable experience, with the opportunity to:

  • Take individual units to upgrade specific skills
  • Take units 1–4 and complete the Air Systems Fundamentals Certificate
  • Take units 5–8 and complete the Water Systems Fundamentals Certificate
  • Take all eight units and complete the Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals

Students must obtain a pass to successfully complete each unit. One resit option is available per unit.

Upon successful completion of a unit or units within this program, students will receive a letter of completion outlining CPD hours and unit(s) completed.

Candidates who successfully complete all eight units will receive the Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals.


Units


For more information on each of the individual units, please click on the unit name.

AIR SYSTEMS
WATER SYSTEMS

 

You may enrol in any of the individual units via the unit links above, or complete the Certificate options:

Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals – Air and Water Systems
Enrol in all eight units

Air Systems Fundamentals Certificate
Enrol in units 1–4

Water Systems Fundamentals Certificate
Enrol in units 5–8


Why enrol?


Whether you’re a recent industry entrant or a seasoned professional, this program and its individual units can upgrade your skills and industry knowledge, assisting with your career development.

With the states and territories beginning to investigate or implement mandatory engineering registration schemes, targeted continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities for building services professionals have never been more important. 

Benefits

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Register


To register for the AIRAH accredited Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals, please complete the registration form and email it to [email protected] or select one of the options below to register.

Certificate options:


Individual units:

  1. Air Filters in HVAC&R
  2. Duct System Design for HVAC
  3. Fans in HVAC&R and Industrial Ventilation
  4. Psychrometric Theory and Processes
  5. Cooling Towers – Installation, Operation, and Maintenance
  6. Cooling Towers – Selection and Design
  7. Pumps – General Characteristics
  8. Pumps – Selection and Design




Download the registration form


Enrolment requirements

This program is suitable for graduate mechanical engineers, technicians, maintenance personnel, and practitioners involved in the design and/or day-to-day operations of HVAC&R systems.

Participants must be competent in both written and spoken English and have regular access to a computer and internet connection.

 

Program fees
One unit
$330 AIRAH members
$495 non-members
Four units
$1,200 AIRAH members
$1,860 non-members
Eight units
$2,160 AIRAH members
$3,480 non-members

 

Pricing includes GST.

To download the program brochure, please click here.
 
AIRAH members receive discounted rates on all our education programs, as well as access to industry-essential Technical Handbook and DA manuals, and other benefits including free/discounted member rates for our division events, conferences, forums, webinars, and other offerings.

For more information on becoming an AIRAH member, please click here.


Contact

Please email AIRAH at [email protected] for more information.