Licence Application

Apply for a new Refrigerant Handling Licence
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Licence Details
If the licence type you require is not listed, please call the ARC on 1300 884 483
Qualifications
Please identify below your qualifications to support the licence you are applying for. Required qualifications for each licence type are listed here
Please note, applicants applying for a Full RAC Licence holding the MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration and Air conditioning), click here to read the specific units of competency required.
Applicants applying for a Full RAC Licence holding the MEM30298 Certificate III in Engineering, click here to read the specific units of competency required.
AAC02 - Automotive Air Conditioning Licence
ATL05 - Restricted Aviation Licence
CL000 - Trainee (Classroom Only) Licence
MTL06 - Restricted Marine Licence
RAC01 - Full Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Licence
RDR04 - Restricted Domestic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Appliance Licence
RHTL09 - Restricted Refrigerant Handler
RRR10 - Restricted Refrigerant Recoverer Licence (RAC & AUTO)
RRR11 - Restricted Refrigerant Recoverer Licence (AUTO Only)
RRR12 - Restricted Refrigerant Recoverer Licence (RAC Only)
RSS03 - Restricted Heat Pump (Split System) Installation and Decommissioning Licence
TL000 - Trainee Automotive Air Conditioning Licence
TL000 - Trainee Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Licence
TL000 - Trainee Restricted Domestic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Appliance Licence
TL000 - Trainee Restricted Heat Pump (Split System) Installation and Decommissioning Licence
TL000 - Trainee Restricted Refrigerant Recoverer Licence
TRT07 - Restricted Transport Refrigeration
Suitability Questionnaire

Under Regulation 102 of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 (the Regulations), the Australian Refrigeration Council Ltd (ARC) must consider whether you are a fit and proper person to hold a licence.

If you are an individual. please state whether you:

* subject to the Spent Convictions Scheme

  • If you answered YES to any of the above questions, please give details in a separate attachment.
  • Answering YES to any of the above will not necessarily prevent you from receiving a licence.
  • The ARC may check the accuracy of the information provided.

Conditions & Declaration
Licence Conditions
  1. A licence granted under this Subdivision is subject to the condition that the licensee:
    1. carries out the work to which the licence relates in accordance with any standard set out in an item in column 2 of Table 135 that relates to the work; and
      • aa. for licensees that are supervising a refrigeration and air conditioning trainee licensee — ensures that any work carried out by the trainee licensee is in accordance with the standard set out in an item in column 2 of Table 135 that relates to the work; and
    2. uses only refillable containers for the storage of refrigerant; and
    3. gives any refrigerant recovered from RAC equipment to:
      1. except for recovered halon — the holder of a refrigerant trading authorisation; or
      2. the operator of a refrigerant destruction facility; and
    4. in handling refrigerants, only carries out refrigerant handling work that the licensee is entitled to carry out under the item in column 3 of Table 131 that corresponds to the item in column 2 of Table 131 that describes the kind of refrigerant handling licence held by the licensee; and
    5. for the holder of a refrigerant handling licence who is not employed or hired by the holder of a refrigerant trading authorisation — includes the number allocated to the licence by the relevant authority on any invoices, receipts and quotes for work carried out under the licence.
  2. The relevant authority may specify that a licence is subject to a condition and must set out the condition on:
    1. the licence document; or
    2. a written notice given by the authority to the licensee.
  3. The authority may impose a condition on a licence at any time.
  4. A licensee must not contravene a condition of his or her licence.
Applicant's Declaration
  • The information provided in this application will be used to assess your ability to hold a Refrigeration Handling Licence in Australia.
  • The lawful authority for the collection of this information is the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 which also authorise the inclusion of certain information (name; type of permit; number allocated to permit) in an electronic register maintained pursuant to paragraph 120(1)(ea) of those regulations.
  • I declare that the above information is true in every particular and that all relevant documents supporting this application are attached.
  • I understand that there are severe penalties for providing false and misleading information.
  • I understand that my personal information provided in this application, may be released to state and territory and/or Commonwealth government agencies for the purposes of determining my suitability to hold a licence.