Electrotechnology subject matter experts needed!

Posted on : Thursday, 19 November 2020

Australian Industry Standards (AIS) needs your help.  

 

In response to recent changes in refrigeration and air-conditioning industry technologies, standards, regulations, and practices the AIS Electrotechnology Industry Reference Committee (IRC) is developing training materials for:  

 

  • variable refrigerant flow AC systems; and 
  • emergency lighting and alarm systems/fire and smoke control systems.  

 

The Committee is seeking subject matter experts to join its Technical Advisory Committees (TAC) to help review and develop these materials. 

 

Interested practitioners need to apply via the links below by close of business Monday, 30 November, 2020.

 

 

Variable refrigerant flow AC systems

 

The development of one unit of competency and one new skill set for technicians engaged in air conditioning work, allowing them to install, commission, service and maintain these systems.  

 

The IRC is seeking: 

  • experts with experience in the installation, commissioning, service and maintenance of variable refrigerant flow air conditioning systems; 
  • RTOs who will deliver the new content; and
  • suppliers of variable refrigerant flow air conditioning systems.  

 

Click here to find out more.   

 

 

Emergency lighting and alarm systems/fire and smoke control systems

 

The development of: 

 

  • one new unit of competency and one new skill set for air-conditioning technicians and electricians engaged in the maintenance of relevant essential services fire measures.  This includes fire dampers, smoke dampers, smoke and heat vents, and mechanical services; and  
  • one new unit of competency and one new skill set for electricians engaged in the maintenance of emergency lighting and alarm systems.

 

For this project the IRC is seeking:

  • experts with experience in maintenance of emergency lighting and alarm systems and fire and smoke control systems; 
  • RTOs who will deliver the new content; 
  • air-conditioning technicians and electricians; 
  • experts on AS1851 routine service of fire protection systems and equipment; and
  • state / territory regulators of fire protection systems and equipment.  

 

Click here to find out more.