Occupation Profile – Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic – (ANZSCO 342111) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleAIRCONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION MECHANIC
ANZSCO Code342111
Occupations in this Group342111 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic
DescriptionAssembles, installs, maintains and repairs industrial, commercial and domestic airconditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationNone
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsNone
Tasks-establishing job requirements from drawings and specifications, and laying out installation reference points
-drilling holes, installing mounting brackets and cutting, bending and threading piping
-installing and repairing components such as compressors, motors, condensers, evaporators, switches and gauges, and copper lines for steam, gas, refrigerant, compressed air, oil and chilled water
-bolting, soldering, riveting, welding and brazing pipes to connect equipment, and checking alignment and accuracy of fit
-filling systems with gas or fluid to check for leaks
-test-operating refrigeration systems, checking mechanisms and making adjustments
-removing test gas and fluid using vacuum pumps, and filling with refrigerant
-checking and overhauling refrigeration systems, diagnosing faults and repairing and replacing defective components
-adjusting system controls and mechanisms and reassembling systems
-recording causes of malfunctioning and action taken
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related OccupationsNone
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)