Why choose this course?
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems (HVAC) form an integral part of any commercial building construction and have a major impact on the built environment, human comfort and energy use. If you have an interest in this industry then completing qualification is a great start to a career in this expanding industry.
During your studies you will develop a number of skills including the ability to design and implement HVAC systems using thermodynamics principles, an understanding of psychometric processes and the principles of energy management. You will have opportunities to use building information modelling software, produce engineering drawings and understand the requirements of workplace health and safety. On completion of your studies you will have all the basic fundamentals and confidence to work with a number of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems used across a number of industries.
The HVAC facilities on Carlisle campus are considered to be Western Australia’s premier centre for heating, ventilation and air conditioning studies. The purpose built facility is among the best in the southern hemisphere.
It is important to be aware that this is an engineering-based qualification and will not result in a trade qualification being issued.
You can also extend your studies by enrolling into the HVAC pathway of MEM60112 Advanced Diploma of Engineering for a further year.
- Mechanical Design Engineer
- Project Manager
- Sales Engineer
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Equivalent to Australian Year 12 with a pass in Year 11 Maths is required for entry into this course.
HVAC pathway - WA State Code WB87.
Please refer to the Non-Tuition Fees section of your Letter of Offer for any additional requirements where a cost may be incurred.
There may be further semester intakes available for enrolment. You can view any further intakes when you submit your online application(opens in a new tab).
For information about pathways from TAFE to university, view our Pathways to university page.
How to apply
Apply to study at TAFE in six steps:
- find a course;
- check entry requirements;
- submit an application;
- accept your offer and pay;
- apply for your student visa; and
- receive your visa and come to Australia for your studies.
View our TAFE application process for detailed advice
Cutoff dates to apply for TAFE Semester 2, 2023:
- Students not in Australia: applications close Friday 19 May 2023.
- Students already in Australia: applications will be assessed depending on availability.
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TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.