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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:

Mid Wall Split, Console and Window Units

Module Codes:

FA4, FA5; RF7; INS1; IM3, IM4

Entry Requirements:

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


Covering the installation, maintain & repair of all aspects of small air conditioning units excluding repair of printed circuit boards. Amongst others, the replacement of compressors & other components, evacuation and critical charging of these units. This course includes basic theory of the functions of the components as well as the practical safety and installation procedures of the above-mentioned units.


Upon successful completion of this course the student will have the understanding and the basic practical skills (competencies) needed on the work site for the installation, maintain and repair of air conditioning unitary systems. The student will perform on actual installations as part of training. Full workshop training component.

Examples of Skills:

For Window/ Console/ and split unit air conditioning:  Compressor testing/ Compressor replacement/ burnouts/ critical charging/ testing/ recovery of refrigerants.  Full installations, all repairs, servicing and maintenance.  Areas include:  pipe work/ brazing/ evacuation/ fitters/ driers/ vapor barrier etc.


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

* Johannesburg Branch (Head Office):

Dates 2020:


* KZN Branch (Umbilo):

Dates 2020:


Installation, Fault Finding, Maintain and Repair of Split, Console and Window Units

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

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