AIRAH training resources

AIRAH provides those working in HVAC&R building services with professional development opportunities. This can help you advance your knowledge, build your skills, and keep updated on industry best practices and continuing professional development (CPD). We invite you to explore our face-to-face, online, and in-house training programs and short courses at

In addition to AIRAH’s industry-leading training, many Australian universities and TAFEs offer HVAC&R training, accreditations, and degrees. A number of institutions are part of our Education Partner program. This is a sign of their commitment to the industry and provides their teachers/lecturers with access to our resources.

If you know of another program or course that should be listed below, please email [email protected]

Training in Australia can be found at the following institutions:

Australian Capital Territory    
New South Wales ENTRY
Northern Territory ENTRY
Queensland ENTRY
South Australia ENTRY
Tasmania ENTRY
Victoria ENTRY
Western Australia ENTRY


For more information on the professional registration of engineers in Australia, please click here.


VET courses for the HVAC&R building services industry can include a Diploma of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering, Certificate II in Electrotechnology, a Certificate III in Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, or several other programs.
  • Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) – Refrigerant Handling Licence
  • Plumbing Industry Climate Action Centre (PICAC) – PICAC offers practical training for the plumbing and fire protection industries in New South Wales, Queensland, and Victoria


  • Australian Government – My Skills is a website with useful information about training, statistics, financial assistance information, and qualifications
  • Australian Government – Visit for more information on registered training organisations (RTOs), courses, and apprenticeships


AIRAH offers free student membership to those currently undertaking an Australian qualification.

Join us today to take advantage of our range of professional development and networking opportunities, and to get ahead in your career in HVAC&R building services.