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Professional Certificate of Competency in Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning

3 months
Next course start
23 April, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
3 months
Next course start
23 April, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
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Professional Certificate of Competency in Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning

Professional Certificate of Competency in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

This course is designed for engineers and technicians from a wide range of abilities and backgrounds and will provide an excellent introduction to the fundamentals of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning. It commences with a review of psychrometric charts and then examines the factors that influence design choices, indoor air quality, load calculations and heating/ventilation and air-conditioning systems.

Numerous tips and tricks taught throughout the course make it very practical and topical to your every day applications.

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 2 start dates

23 April, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

10 September, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?

The Professional Certificate of Competency in Heating, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) is suitable for practicing industry professionals looking to expand their current knowledge in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Suitable candidates include those who have practical work experience in some of these topics.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What will you learn

  • Maintain and troubleshoot HVAC systems
  • Understand and apply the psychrometic chart
  • Design for good air quality
  • Perform basic load calculations
  • Initiate an effective inspection and maintenance program
  • Reduce forced outages and prevent serious damage to HVAC equipment
  • Provide an overview of the legislative requirements plus the essential steps and responsibilities for the maintenance and repair of HVAC systems
  • Outline the technologies available for the efficient energy management using HVAC systems

Training content


  • Introduction to HVAC
  • Psychrometry
  • Requirements of Comfort Air Conditioning
  • Heating and Cooling Load Calculation Procedure
  • HVAC Systems
  • Variable Air Volume (VAV) systems
  • Duct design, air flow and its distribution
  • Insulation of Air-conditioning systems and Air-Conditioning Equipment
  • Refrigeration
  • Controls and Instrumentation
  • Installation, Commissioning, Operation, Testing and Maintenance
  • Fault finding and troubleshooting and Green House effect and Future Refrigerants

Presentation Format

EIT courses are presented using modern delivery methods including: self-study, interactive online webinars, simulation software and self-study assignments with unlimited access to mentors and advisors.

There are 6 live, interactive classroom sessions, presented by EIT instructors. 


Please contact EIT via the information request button for details of the course price in your region.

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Reviews by course attendees

Average rating 4.8

Based on 4 reviews.
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Hamidreza H.
06 Mar 2020
Well organised

Well organised and good instructor.

Jason M.
06 Mar 2020
Easy access at all times

Easy access at all times to the material. Great to fit in with long working hours.

Suresh S.
06 Mar 2020
Fully job oriented

The materials are simple and easy to understand. It is fully job oriented and a high in demand course.

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1031 Wellington Street
WA 6005 West Perth

Engineering Institute of Technology

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