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New course focuses on sustainable HVAC

AIRAH has released a new accredited course that delves into sustainable heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and operations. Created with the support of the ARBS Foundation, the Professional Diploma in Sustainable HVAC Design and Operation is a modular online program that offers an advanced level of professional development for HVAC&R and building services […]

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ARC digs deep to promote refrigerant safety in mines

The Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) has developed a booklet and wall chart highlighting the benefits of preventative maintenance and leak detection for mobile air conditioning in the mining sector. “Regular servicing, maintenance and repairs to mobile air conditioning systems are critical in ensuring minimum downtime of mine site vehicles and optimisation of air conditioning performance […]

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Kirby Apprentice Fund celebrates second birthday

The Kirby Apprentice Fund is celebrating its second anniversary with the announcement of training scholarships to promote the use of natural refrigerants. The Naturals Training Scholarships will be available to fourth-year apprentices registered in the Kirby Apprentice Fund who want to further their trade knowledge with an understanding of natural refrigerants. The scholarship will facilitate […]

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Locked-down industry gets free access to online learning

In response to the COVID-19 restrictions that have halted construction work in New South Wales, Standards Australia is offering temporary free access to a compulsory e-learning module. “The recent COVID restrictions have forced New South Wales into lockdown again, and for the first time, have put the brakes on the construction industry, impacting almost 250,000 […]

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Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2021

Entries are open for the Premier’s Sustainability Awards 2021 until July 30, 2021. Sustainability Victoria runs the awards on behalf of the Victorian government to recognise and reward Victorians implementing sustainability initiatives across the state. The organisation says it hopes the awards will “inspire industry, businesses, communities, local governments, schools and individuals across Victoria to take action towards a […]

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Standards Australia calls for NEXTgen nominees

Standards Australia has opened a new round of the NEXTgen professional development program, aimed at industry experts who are interesting in learning about standards and their benefits. “Standards Australia prides itself on bringing together key parties, stakeholders, and technical advisors to collaborate on the development and creation of standards which provide value to Australia, its […]

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Women’s Leadership scholarships

Women & Leadership Australia is offering partial scholarships from $1,000–5,000 for a variety of its leadership courses. Women working in the construction and engineering sector are encouraged to apply by Friday, September 10, 2021. Eligible courses include: Early career managersThe Leading Edge course is delivered part-time over four months, and is designed to enable the […]

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Apprentices take centrestage in SA

South Australia’s top refrigeration and air conditioning apprentices have been recognised at the annual AIRAH Apprentice Awards. This year’s event, held at the Adelaide Pavilion, saw industry members and guests gather to celebrate the achievements of apprentices in the HVAC&R industry. “It was a great success and honoured some really talented young men in the […]