Install refrigeration and air conditioning plant and equipment

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver MEM10009B, 'Install refrigeration and air conditioning plant and equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Install refrigeration and air conditioning plant and equipment' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Inspect and prepare installation site

1.1. Site is checked for correct location, dimension and levels, etc. using appropriate measuring equipment and standard refrigeration/air conditioning practices.

1.2. Non-compliance with specification is reported to appropriate authority.

1.3. Alteration/correction is undertaken with approval of appropriate authority.

1.4. All surfaces, materials and components are prepared for use.

2. Install refrigeration/air conditioning plant and equipment

2.1. All work is carried out safely and in accordance with site procedures and to relevant standards.

2.2. Refrigeration/air conditioning plant and equipment/components are organised for correct sequential installation.

2.3. Refrigeration/air conditioning plant and equipment/components are installed in conformance with manufacturers' and site specifications.

2.4. Routine modifications/alterations of the refrigeration/air conditioning plant and equipment are undertaken to standard operating procedures where required.

2.5. Refrigeration/air conditioning plant and equipment are levelled, aligned, coupled and connected in accordance with specifications.

2.6. The refrigeration system is charged with refrigerant and lubricant in accordance with standard operating procedures.

2.7. The site is cleaned and cleared of all debris and left in a safe state.

3. Start up refrigeration/air conditioning plant and equipment and check operation

3.1. Start-up procedure is developed for the refrigeration/air conditioning plant and equipment.

3.2. The refrigeration/air conditioning plant and equipment is operated and assessed for conformance to specification.

3.3. Non-conformances and system faults are identified, and appropriate action/adjustments are taken to specification.

3.4. All reports and documentation are completed correctly to required specifications.

Qualifications and Skillsets

MEM10009B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CPC32411 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • CPC32511 - Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)
  • MEM20205 - Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology
  • MEM50105 - Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade
  • MEM40105 - Certificate IV in Engineering
  • LMT31909 - Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic