Why choose this course?
Enhance your specialist skills in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems with this qualification. This course gives you a number of advanced skills during your studies including designing and implementing HVAC systems using computer-aided design (CAD), understanding fluid and thermodynamics principles and the use of psychometric processes.
On completion of this course you will have the knowledge to evaluate thermal loads and performance, analyse noise and vibration, apply energy management principles, build information models and apply engineering mechanics principles. A component of this course also requires you to use mathematics such as calculus, algebra, statistics and probability.
You will be encouraged to register for student membership with the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH), which will provide you with access to a range of industry events and valuable networking opportunities. Be aware that this is an engineering based qualification and will not result in a trade qualification being issued.
The HVAC facilities at 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.
On completion of this course, you will have a solid foundation to advance your career or continue your studies at university level.
- Mechanical Design Engineer
- Project Manager
- Sales Engineer
- Site Supervisor
An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
Completion of MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical (HVAC) is required for entry into this course.
HVAC pathway - WA State Code WB89.
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.
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.