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Contact Us Today! ACRA - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Academy ACRA - Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Academy

•  Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology One (Basic)

•  Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Two (Intermediate)

•  Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Three
   (Intermediate / Advanced)

•  Diploma in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (Technology Four)

•  Electrical One (Basic)

•  Electrical Two (Intermediate)

•  Electrical Three (Advanced)

•  Installation, Maintenance & Repair of Split, Console & Window    Units

•  Basic Automotive Air Conditioning

•  Scaffolding (Including Usage, Erection & Inspection)

 BMS Control Systems

Refrigeration Pipework Installations

•  Polyethylene/Aluminium Composite Plastic Refrigerant Tubing

•  Drain Piping for HVAC&R

•  Steel Piping Installation (pertaining to HVAC&R industry)

•  Duct Work Installation

•  Duct Work Manufacturing

•  Pipe Grooving Course

•  Evaporative Cooling Installation/Commissioning

•  Evaporative Cooling Sizing/System Selection/Design Aspects

•  Pipework

•  Welding, Brazing & Cutting

•  Hydrocarbon Safety Course (Domestic, Light Commercial    Refrigeration)

•  Domestic Refrigeration

•  First Aid Level 1

•  First Aid Level 2 & 3

•  Fire Fighting

•  merSETA Apprenticeship - Refrigeration Mechanic (Industrial &    Commercial)

•  merSETA Learnership - National Certificate in Air Conditioning,    Refrigeration & Ventilation Level 2, 3 & 4

•  SAQCC/SARACCA Authorised Refrigeration Practitioner Course
   (Safe Handling)

•  SAQCC/SARACCA Authorised Refrigeration Practitioner

•  Trade Test Preparation – Refrigeration Mechanic

•  Trade Test Assessment – Refrigeration Mechanic

Courses / Skills Programs Available:

Intermediate / Advanced

Module Codes:

AS3, AS7, AS8, AS10, AS11, AS12; CP1, CP2, CP9; CT2, CT3; EV3; ACS3; COM9; LU1, LU3, LU7; PU8, PU9, PU10; COD1

Entry Requirements:

All candidates must have completed Technology 1,  Electrical 1, Technology 2, and Electrical 2 Courses.


On successful completion of this course the student will have the necessary knowledge and practical skills to perform more of the advanced aspects of the trade related to central plants / ducted / indirect systems. Chillers, air delivery systems, filtration, water reticulation systems form the focal point of this course. Some of the technical aspects include bearings and basic lifting. This course is the third phase of the diploma course but may be used alone ending at this level.


Product classifications and relative humidity in refrigeration applications, multiplex refrigeration systems, refrigeration and air conditioning system burn out procedures, central and industrial air conditioning systems, maintenance schedules, air distribution equipment, air cleaning equipment and filtration, lubrication, water reticulation equipment, pipe grooving, ventilation and ventilation rate, determination and measurement, airflow     measurement, heating, basic psychometrics and variable volume systems, water treatment methodology and systems.

Examples of Skills:

Air flow balancing, developing and applying maintenance schedules, burn out procedures, ventilation rate measurement, air flow measurements, installation of unitary systems, commissioning, lubrication, fans and pumps and basic psychometrics, pipe grooving.


10 days, Monday to Friday, from 08:00 to 15:00.

* Johannesburg Branch (Head Office):

Dates 2020:


* KZN Branch (Umbilo):

Dates 2020:


Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Three

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