Our program of Industry Short Courses is designed specifically for companies and individuals operating in the commercial HVAC industry.

For general enquiries or to make a group booking, please contact your local AMCA Office .

Maintain Essential Safety Measures (VIC)

This two-day course covers all the requirements for maintaining Essential Safety Measures in commercial buildings in Victoria.

It is part of the Master of Refrigeration Program designed jointly by the AMCA and Box Hill Institute and is delivered at the Refrigeration and Climate Control Centre of Excellence.

Who should attend?

The Master of Refrigeration Program is targeted at post-trade Refrigeration and Air-Conditioniong technicians working in the commercial heating, venitlation and air conditioning industry. Learners are best equipped to achieve the course outcomes if they have minimum language, literacy and numeracy skills that are equivalent to Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework. It is expected that learners have trade level qualifications or an equivalent level of experience in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry.

Why you should attend?

At the conclusion of the two-day course, attendees will have an understanding of the different types of systems, activities and responsibilities required to maintain essential safety measures, including fire and smoke control measures of air handling systems, as well as the statutory obligations of building owners, contractors and maintenance technicians.

  • AS1851: Routine service of fire protection systems and equipment
  • AS1668: The use of ventilation and air-conditioning in buildings
  • AS3666: Air-handling and water systems of buildings - Microbial control 
  • Building Code of Australia
  • Victorian Building Regulations.

This unit is suitable for post initial trade training in the electrical or refrigeration and air conditioning sectors. The skills and knowledge of this unit are to be appropriately applied to buildings constructed pre and post 1994 and post 2004.

Topics and takeaways

Attendees can expect to come away with the following:

  • Plan safety checks and maintenance activities.
  • Perform essential safety measures inspections and tests.
  • Carry out essential safety measures maintenance.
  • Maintain records

About the trainer

This course will be delivered by qualified and experienced teaching staff from the Refrigeration Department at Box Hill Institute of TAFE.

To register

Please contact the Box Hill Refrigeration Department on 03 9286 9295.

Please Note: This course is subject to the Terms and Conditions offered by Box Hill Institute of TAFE.

9/10/2020 8:00 AM - 9/11/2020 4:30 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
RCCC Box Hill Institute of TAFE Building 7, 465 Elgar Road BOX HILL 3128
Online registration not available.


TicketRate TypeRates
RegistrationMember$ 440.00
RegistrationNon Member$ 99999.99


Registration1 February 2020
to 6 March 2020
12:00AM to 12:00AM

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Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy

The AMCA reserve the right to cancel, postpone or reschedule events and training courses due to insufficient interest or other reasons beyond our control. In the instance that events or training courses are cancelled, a full refund will be given.

Refund Policy

A full refund will be given if the AMCA is notified in writing a minimum of 4 business days prior to the course commencement date. A 50% administration charge will be incurred if the AMCA is notified within 3 business days or less. No refund will be given if the AMCA is not notified of cancellation.