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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:


Module Codes:

DSE1, DSE3, DSE4, DSE8; CA1, CA2, CA4; ET5

Entry Requirements:

All candidates must have completed Technology 1 Course. (Technology 1 = Electrical 1)



Objectives  This course represents all of the fundamental electrical aspects of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required by all persons wishing to work in the air conditioning and/or the refrigeration fields. This course forms the foundation of the electrical aspects and as such it is imperative that all persons complete the course.

Electrical  two and, three courses follow.  No previous electrical knowledge is required but Technology One should have been completed. The course has a full theory and practical component in our accredited workshop.

This course is an electrical course specifically developed for persons in the air conditioning and / or refrigeration industry. The course compliments the Technology 1 and 2 courses as well as the unitary air conditioning range of courses. This course focuses on single phase systems.


Upon successful completion of this course the student will have the understanding and the practical skills (competencies) needed on the work site including the safety aspects, fundamentals of electrical, fundamentals of magnetism, safety aspects, tooling and instrumentation, cables, cable jointing and termination, trunking and conduit, motors starters basic controls and soldering techniques, basic diagrams and symbols.  

Examples of Skills:

Installation of cables and conductors, cable jointing, cable termination, basic wiring, Use of tools and instruments, testing of basic components, testing of basic motors. sketch and construct single phase electrical circuits.


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

* Johannesburg Branch (Head Office):

Dates 2020:


* KZN Branch (Umbilo):

Dates 2020:


Electrical One (Pertaining to Air Conditioning and Refrigeration)

Enquire Now KZN Enrollment Form 2020 JHB Enrollment Form 2020 KZN Course Brochure 2020 JHB Course Brochure 2020

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