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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 (Technolog Four)

•  Electrical One (Basic / Intermediate)

•  Electrical Two (Intermediate)

•  Electrical Three (Advanced)

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

•  Basic Automotive Air Conditioning

•  Duct Erection

•  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:

Pipe Grooving Course

Entry Requirements:

Basic literacy and numeracy.


This course includes the application of steel pipe grooving used as an alternative to welding. Solid as well as flexible fittings, measurement of grooves equipment selection installation methodology and safety aspects are all included.


On completion of the course the student will have theoretical understanding and practical skills applicable to steel pipe grooving, joining, various fittings, accessories, tooling and equipment. The practical component includes the use of an actual grooving machine and the installation of steel piping.

Examples of Skills:

Actual pipe grooving process / procedure on a grooving machine, determination of accuracy, groove depth,      fitment of various types of couplings, joints, bends, valves.


1 days, (Thursdays), from 08:00 to 15:00.

* Johannesburg Branch (Head Office):



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