This unit of competency defines the skills and knowledge required to evaluate thermodynamic systems and components including heat exchangers, heat engines, refrigeration, air conditioners and air compressors.The evaluation can be undertaken as part of a design or system selection process or to assess system condition, sustainability or efficiency. It is suitable for people working as technicians or system designers and draftspersons, and for those pursuing careers and qualifications in engineering or related disciplines.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work-based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the VU Polytechnic and/or via the Victoria University Polytechnic e-Learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):