Become a CO2 Specialist

HVACR technicians from across Australia can achieve accredited CO2 training via the Beijer Ref Academy. Beijer Ref, Superior Training Centre Pty Ltd (RTO ID Number 41122) and Danfoss have collaborated to offer a proven and nationally accredited CO2 course using state-of-the-art equipment in a custom-built facility.

Upon successful completion of the program attendees are awarded a statement of attainment (see below for details). The accreditation is authorised by Superior Training Centre and recorded against the technician’s unique student identifier.

Course Description

Our hybrid learning program accommodates your business demands, reducing the time needed to be off site. Self-paced, online modules are followed by one day of face-to face practical application and assessment at the Beijer Ref Academy, Bankstown NSW.

This course is suited to air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics looking to upskill in CO2 refrigeration systems to comply with current safety legislation.

The unit UEERA0006 – Apply safety awareness and legal requirements for carbon dioxide refrigerant involves the skills and knowledge required to apply safety awareness and legal requirements for carbon dioxide (CO2) refrigerant. It includes applying safety and legal requirements when handling, using, and storing CO2 refrigerants. The skills and knowledge in this unit will be applied by those managing, supervising, or working in or near a location that contains refrigeration equipment using CO2 refrigerant. These could include managers, supervisors, maintenance staff, cleaners, employees and refrigeration and air conditioning technicians

The unit UEERA0066 – Repair and service carbon dioxide refrigeration systems involves the skills and knowledge required to repair and service carbon dioxide (CO2) refrigeration system. It includes servicing and repairing refrigeration equipment using CO2 as a refrigerant excluding self-contained trans-critical systems. It also includes applying safe working practices and refrigeration principles that apply to CO2; following service manuals; testing, locating and rectifying faults and defective components; and completing the necessary service documentation. The skills and knowledge in this unit will be applied by refrigeration and air conditioning technicians during the service and repair of refrigeration systems using CO2 refrigerant.

Duration and Location

Self-paced online modules followed by one (1) full day, delivered at the Beijer Ref Academy: 2 Kirby Place, Bankstown Aerodrome.

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

Apply safe work practices in using CO2 refrigerant
Follow workplace procedures for hazard identification and risk control of CO2 refrigerant
Service, repair and report CO2 refrigeration systems


UEE32211 Certificate III in AC and Refrigeration
Relevant ARCTIC license
It is recommended apprentices be minimum 4th year

Attendee Feedback

"Was the best C02 training I've ever done. Great day with the teachers."

"Very informative. Well taught. Happy to answer questions. Great hands-on practicing and learning facility."

"Great content for anyone wanting to further their knowledge base with C02 refrigeration."

Upcoming Course Dates

All self-paced online modules must be completed prior to attending a scheduled course date.

Thursday 21 March 2024
Thursday 23 May 2024
Thursday 20 June 2024
Thursday 22 August 2024
Thursday 17 October 2024

To book you place, please register here or email