Split System/Heat Pump Installation

Who should attend

Trades people who have worked in the electrical, plumbing or building industries for at least five years. Participants need to have completed a Level 4 trade course or have a similar level of experience.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Thursday 17 August - Thursday 19 August 2021
Tuesday 26 October - Thursday 28 October 2021

Duration Three days
Time 8.30am - 4pm
Study location(s) MIT TechPark
Study method Block courses
Domestic fees $1,299 (approx.)
Course code 253.351 and 253.352
Offered by School of Engineering and Trades

Entry requirements

Participants need to have completed a Level 4 trade course or have a similar level of experience.

MIT reserves the right to postpone or cancel a course if there are insufficient numbers registered.

Course structure

  • Introduction to refrigeration safety
  • Basic refrigeration theory
  • Welding safety
  • Purge welding
  • Requirements of the Ozone Layer Protection Act 1996 and its regulations
  • Ozone and the adverse effects of Ozone Depleting Refrigerants (ODRs) on the environment
  • ODRs used within the refrigeration and air conditioning industry
  • Requirements of the Code of Practice (COP) in terms of procedures to reduce the emission of ODRs into the atmosphere
  • Refrigerants and their hazards
  • Electrical hazards and limits of electrical work relevant to split system air conditioning
  • Physics related to air conditioning
  • Refrigeration cycle
  • Types of split system air conditioning
  • Air conditioning principles as they relate to human comfort
  • Pre-installation activities
  • Installing split system air conditioning, performing pre-start and start-up commissioning procedures, providing information to operators and completing required documentation in a training environment.
On successful completion of this course
  • You will gain NZQA Unit Standard 23959, will be ‘Competent’ to Install Heat Pumps
  • Receive a certificate of attendance.

Please note, we do not provide certification. This is obtained through specific companies (i.e. Daikin, Fujitsu etc) as different companies have different specifications and requirements.

For more information please contact the school of refrigeration and air conditioning at technology_administration@manukau.ac.nz..

Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.