Untangling our training
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Untangling industry training

The Australian training package for electrotechnology – including refrigeration and air conditioning – is under review. Revised units are now available for public feedback. The project was originally intended to be a straightforward “transition” to reorganise the material in line with the Standards for Training Packages 2012 format. But it soon became apparent that the […]

Events and conferences

RACCA industry breakfast

RACCA’s 2019 NSW U&E ITAB Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry Breakfast is being held at the Bankstown Sports Club in Sydney on March 20. The event has been organised by the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors Association (RACCA) and the Industry Training Advisory Bodies (ITAB). Invited speakers will discuss training and other initiatives that could help […]

Education

ARMA launches mentorship program

The Australian Refrigeration Mechanics Association (ARMA) has launched a mentorship program for HVAC&R mechanics. The initiative pairs experienced technicians with those who are keen to learn. It is suitable for trade-qualified workers and apprentices. According to ARMA CEO Kim Limburg, the idea came from ARMA president Mike Gilmore, and was seen by the team as […]