Events

The MTA is committed to providing the automotive retail, service and repair industry and our members with valuable events and both accredited and non-accredited industry developed Trainings which specifically support the industry and member businesses.

Check out the MTA’s upcoming events (incl. member-only Zone and Division meetings) and trainings below!

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Air Conditioning Course - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 26 August, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Manage Your Workers IR/HR Basics

Wednesday 28 August, 2019

FINALLY A PRACTICAL COURSE IN INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS! Employment related issues are the number one cause of lawsuits against businesses. Non-compliance with your industrial obligations can result in expensive litigation including unfair dismissals, discrimination and underpayment of wages & claims. This workshop will provide managers and supervisors with the skills and documentation necessary to effectively meet their industrial responsibilities. The workshop will provide a learning environment which focuses on the practical ...

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Riverland Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Thursday 29 August, 2019

The Riverland Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on the ...

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Body Repair Division Annual General Meeting

Thursday 05 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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IBCO Committee Meeting

Thursday 05 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Air Conditioning Course - COURSE FULLY BOOKED

Monday 02 September, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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FIMDA Division Committee Meeting

Friday 06 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Upper North Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Monday 09 September, 2019

The Upper North Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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Non-Competition Agreements

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

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Upper Spencer Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 10 September, 2019

The Upper Spencer Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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WHS and Safe Work Compliance

Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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HEV & BEV - 5 Day Course 9-13 September 2019 - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 09 September, 2019

The automotive industry is currently experiencing rapid change including the increasing uptake of battery electric and hybrid electric vehicles. But… did you know that most mechanics lack the official training and specialised skills needed to effectively service and repair HEV/BEVs? Don’t expose your business to needless risk! Save time and money by ensuring your staff are qualified! As the only provider of specialised HEV and BEV training in ...

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Licensed Vehicle Dealers Division Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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CVIA Division Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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IR/HR Masterclass

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Equip human resource staff and managers with the information and knowledge they need to accurately prevent, investigate and navigate unfair dismissal claims, general protections claims and industrial law. Protect yourself and your business. Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: www.mtaofsa.com.au/training/ir-hr-masterclass

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Air Conditioning PORT AUGUSTA - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 16 September, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Air Conditioning Course - COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED

Monday 16 September, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Bullying- Behaving Badly

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

This half day course is desgined to ensure you meet, your legal obligations by adressing the folowing: What is Bullying? What is Harassment? Who is responsible for preventing it in the workplace? What type of actions and situations arise in the workplace that could be considered Bullying and Harassment? What happens when someone makes a claim and how do I respond? Strategies that assist in producing a positive and supportive ...

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Tyre Dealers Division Committee Meeting

Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Air Conditioning Course - COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED

Monday 23 September, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Welding Qualification Preparation Course (WQPA3)

Tuesday 01 October, 2019

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Air Conditioning Course - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 30 September, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Towing Division Annual General Meeting

Thursday 03 October, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Payroll Training

Wednesday 09 October, 2019

Are you paying your staff correctly? Are you sure? One of the most difficult and technical issues facing businesses is making sure their employees are paid correctly! This is a complicated area of industrial law that can have unforgiving consequences for mistakes. Your business needs to ensure you have the skills and expertise to protect your business and Save TIME and MONEY. This workshop will support managers and payroll administrators ...

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Murray Bridge Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Monday 14 October, 2019

The Murray Bridge Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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AADA Division Committee Meeting

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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In Service Testing & Tagging

Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Has all your equipment been tested and tagged? Did you know that it is a legal requirement to test and tag equipment? Rather than pay a contactor to regularly test your equipment, training your staff in Testing and Tagging can deliver your business an immediate ROI! Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: https://www.mtaofsa.com.au/training/in-service-testing-tagging

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Service Station Division Committee Meeting

Thursday 17 October, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Business Interruption & Succession Planning

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Prepare yourself and your business, to facilitate a smooth transition when you are temporarily or no longer able to work. MTA’s Interruption and Succession Planning Interactive Workshop, provides you with the tools and knowledge to prepare your business for unexpected leaves of absence, death or permanent injury, and passing your business on to your nominated successor

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MIASA Division Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Central Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 29 October, 2019

The Central Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on the ...

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Worker's Compensation: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Are you and your business ready if an accident occurs at work? Do you have the correct assessments and procedures in place to protect you and your business? Gain an understanding of the ReturnToWorkSA system including risk assessments, injuries, processing, case managers and reintroduction back into the workforce. Enable yourself to navigate this challenging process. Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: www.mtaofsa.com.au/...

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Air Conditioning Course - FULLY BOOKED

Monday 28 October, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Yorke Peninsula Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 05 November, 2019

The Yorke Peninsula Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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NHVL (Chain of Responsibility)

Wednesday 06 November, 2019

Changes to the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws are coming on 1 October 2018. These changes impose additional duties and penalties on businesses which use Heavy Vehicles. If you: • Consign goods; • Pack goods; • Load goods; • Receive goods; or, • Repair, lease or sell heavy vehicles; as part of your business, you could be held legally liable for breaches of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL) even though you have no direct role in ...

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Christmas Essentials

Wednesday 06 November, 2019

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Auto Repair Division Annual General Meeting

Thursday 07 November, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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HEV & BEV - 5 Day Course 4-8 November 2019 - COURSE FULL

Monday 04 November, 2019

The automotive industry is currently experiencing rapid change including the increasing uptake of battery electric and hybrid electric vehicles. But… did you know that most mechanics lack the official training and specialised skills needed to effectively service and repair HEV/BEVs? Don’t expose your business to needless risk! Save time and money by ensuring your staff are qualified! As the only provider of specialised HEV and BEV training in ...

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Liability Exposure

Tuesday 12 November, 2019

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Body Repair Division Committee Meeting

Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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WHS and Safe Work Compliance

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

A safe workforce directly results in reduced workers compensation premiums, increased productivity and a proactive approach to prevent risk and maintain compliance. This workshop will provide managers and supervisors, with the documentation and skills necessary to participate effectively in work health and safety issues. The workshop will provide a learning environment which focuses on the practical application of: • Incident reporting • Risk assessment • Work Health Safety Policy Templates • Emergency Evacuation Procedures • ...

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Southern Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Wednesday 13 November, 2019

The Southern Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on the ...

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Bullying- Behaving Badly

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

This half day course is desgined to ensure you meet, your legal obligations by adressing the folowing: What is Bullying? What is Harassment? Who is responsible for preventing it in the workplace? What type of actions and situations arise in the workplace that could be considered Bullying and Harassment? What happens when someone makes a claim and how do I respond? Strategies that assist in producing a positive and supportive ...

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Tough Talks

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Do you need to have a difficult conversation with an employee? Do you know your rights and theirs? Do you struggle with tough conversations? Join us for Tough Talks. You’ll learn employer and employee rights, steps to take so you avoid legal backlash and tools to help you approach potentially sensitive situations. Enrol today wr@mtaofsa.com.au or for more information visit: www.mtaofsa.com.au/training/tough-talks

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IBCO Committee Meeting

Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Divisional Meetings enable you to participate in discussions with other business owners from your particular industry sector, as well as specialist MTA Staff. They are a valuable way to gain up-to-date information specific to your division and give you the opportunity to input into industry issues and the direction of the MTA. Please put this date in your diary and RSVP online today.

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Air Conditioning Course - COURSE FULLY BOOKED

Monday 25 November, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Lower North Zone Networking & Engagement Evening

Tuesday 03 December, 2019

The Lower North Zone Networking, Information and Feedback evening will enable you to participate in roundtable discussions and to network with other like minded business owners from the automotive industry in a social setting. Key MTA Staff are in attendance to provide industry updates, WR / HR / WHS advice and answer any other questions you may have. You will also have the opportunity to raise industry issues and provide input on ...

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Air Conditioning Course

Monday 02 December, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Air Conditioning Course - COURSE FULL

Monday 09 December, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Forklift Licence Training

Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Licence to operate a forklift truck The course requires the operator to be able to plan the work, conduct routine checks on the forklift, shift loads in a safe manner, and shut down and secure the equipment after completion of operations. Training is based on the National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work. All candidates that participants in this course will learn: " Legislation requirements under the current ...

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Air Conditioning Course

Monday 16 December, 2019

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Air Conditioning Course

Monday 06 January, 2020

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Air Conditioning Course

Monday 13 January, 2020

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Air Conditioning Course

Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...

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Air Conditioning Course

Sunday 23 February, 2020

Prerequisites: All participants MUST be Certificate III Qualified in Mechanical or Body Repair(and be able to provide a Third Party Report to assess RPL) and MUST obtain a trainee or classroom license through ARCtick at www.arctick.org after enrolment however prior to commence of training. This three-day course covers AURETU003 Service air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU004 Diagnose and repair air conditioning and HVAC systems “AURETU005 Retrofit and ...