Plumbers Hijacking HVACR Industry
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Labour party sells out the HVACR trade to plumbers! Message from ARMA’s Vice President, Mike Gilmore, Good Day! Your Trade – Your HVACR Industry, stands at a cross roads! The only association that is fighting for OUR trade is ARMA! We stand against approx.. $800,000 paid to Labour by the … Read More

Danfoss deploys mobile training unit for CO₂ applications to Australia and New Zealand.
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Danfoss deploys mobile training unit for CO₂ applications to Australia and New Zealand.   As the applications for CO₂ refrigeration systems expand, there is a need to increase competencies around its use in the industry. To help address this growing need, Danfoss has developed the Mobile CO 2 Training Unit. … Read More

Certificate III & IV Training Package Review
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This project aims to develop revised Qualifications and Competency Standard Units for the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning trade to meet the current and future skill needs of Australia’s Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) industry.

Certificate II Installers Place The HVAC&R Industry In Jeopardy
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The constant flood of Certificate II installers across Australia has not only increased energy demands with poor installations and unsafe work environments, it has also placed the HVAC&R industry in crisis with an estimated 32 new positions only predicted for the next 5 years. Needless to say the plumbing and … Read More

QLD Licencing Reforms
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QLD Licencing Reforms, the proposal by Government is to make RAC licencing become plumbing. YOU WILL HAVE TO BE A PLUMBER TO DO THE WORK – NO JOKE! I don’t care what State or Territory you live in, take the survey, if this goes through you can forget a nationally … Read More

ARMA Submission To Electrotechnology Industry Reference Committee
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ARMA Submission To Electrotechnology Industry Reference Committee Read our submission here!

Ex Defence Members Seeking Work In HVAC&R
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The Australian Refrigeration Mechanics Association in partnership with East Coast Apprenticeship are asking all members to give support to the Expanded Defence Trade Program. We have identified three motivated Ex-Defence applicants seeking a Mature-Aged Trade Apprenticeship in Air-Con/Refrigeration within the Cairns Region. Call for Help to any Employers wishing to … Read More

ARMA Submission to QLD Licencing Reforms
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ARMA are pleased to advise we have submitted our response to the Minister, Housing and Public Works on the licencing reforms. We are also pleased to include below the industry groups supporting the Refrigeration and And Air Conditioning Trade.   Australian Refrigeration Association Submission Click on the AIRAH logo to … Read More

Sydney Event – Changes To Montreal Protocol, Several Standards and Guest Speakers
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As part of its mission and continued training programs, Superior Training Centre are delighted to offer to the HVACR industry an updated training session on the safe application and handling of Hydrocarbon (HC) Refrigerants.

AMCA On ARC Board
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Sumit Oberoi, the National Director of the Air Conditioning & Mechanical Contractors’ Association (AMCA), has been elected on to the Australian Refrigeration Council’s (ARC) Board.

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