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Forum: Australia
May 12th 2017, 5:09 am
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By martin102

Re: First Fix Wiring Query

Make sure your cable is rated correctly, temperature wise. Its a bit warmer in roof spaces here compared to the UK. The cable is pretty cheap here.
Forum: Australia
Mar 20th 2011, 7:51 am
Replies: 34
Views: 35,375
Posted By martin102

Re: Speeding while on holiday in Australia from UK

I was caught speeding on holiday in WA in 2005, Paid the fine while i was still there. When we emigrated in 2006 and applied for a WA licence it was issued with the points i had gained in 2005.
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2010, 11:01 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,770
Posted By martin102

Re: Refrigeration and Air-con licence

If you work for a company here you won,t need to havea recovery unit or vac pump, They should supply them for you. If you are going to work for yourself then you will need them, But you will have to...
Forum: Australia
Jan 8th 2010, 10:41 am
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By martin102

Re: UK air conditioning engineer .

Yeah it got a bit chilly here today, Only 29 degrees, Nearly got my coat on. lol
Forum: Australia
Dec 28th 2009, 11:02 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,770
Posted By martin102

Re: Refrigeration and Air-con licence

P.s if you go into management you won,t need any of these.
Forum: Australia
Dec 28th 2009, 11:00 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,770
Posted By martin102

Re: Refrigeration and Air-con licence

Hey Nick

You will need an arctik licence first then a restricted electrical licence, But to get both of these you will need to pass the Tra test or vetasess. I have worked in the trade for 3...
Forum: Australia
Oct 25th 2009, 9:08 am
Replies: 13
Views: 2,075
Posted By martin102

Re: Quietest time to fly UK to OZ

Fly on 11th September as long as your not superstitious. We flew then and the plane was nearly empty.
Forum: Australia
Oct 25th 2009, 9:04 am
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By martin102

Re: Air Conditioning Installation

Hi Dale,

I can install your air con but not your electrics.
Price would depend on roof (wood or steel) and outlets (wall register or ceiling diffuser) Would have to be done Saturday/Sunday as i...
Forum: Australia
Oct 25th 2009, 8:58 am
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By martin102

Re: Perth ( Fishing)

You can try bouvard charters in Port Bouvard Mandurah, Whenever i see them come in they allways have bags of fish each. And it,s closer than shark bay.
Jun 26th 2009, 12:12 am
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By martin102

Re: ARTC advice

It took me 2 years to get mine, Mainly due to the fact i didn,t send enough info to the Tra the first time. They want to know everything from your first day on the job to what you had for lunch...
Jun 25th 2009, 2:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By martin102

Re: ARTC advice

Where are you moving to?
Jun 25th 2009, 2:10 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By martin102

Re: ARTC advice

They basically asked questions about basic refrigeration, then technical refrigeration. Then on to electrical questions. They just want to know that you are not just another split basher and are a...
Forum: Australia
Jun 25th 2009, 12:25 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By martin102

Re: Training to be an Air Conditioning Engineer

4 year apprenticeship including 3 years Tafe day release. Don,t think there are any short cuts


Martin
Jun 25th 2009, 12:22 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By martin102

Re: ARTC advice

I have had a trade test, but mine was carried out over the telephone, It was conducted by i assume a Tafe lecturer by the questions he was asking.

Martin
Forum: Australia
Mar 15th 2009, 1:37 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By martin102

Re: domestic application for TRA (ARTC)

If you haven't applied here for your TRA then no you haven't applied.
You will have to apply under Refrigeration Mechanic, Youn still get assessed by TRA for your Artc, All i can say is pack the...
Nov 7th 2008, 2:16 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By martin102

Re: Anyone in Air Conditioning????

Hi,

You will need to apply to TRA(Trades Recognition Australia) Giving them certified copies of all your certificates,diplomas and a statutary declaration covering your experience and working...
Forum: Australia
Oct 28th 2008, 11:57 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,821
Posted By martin102

Re: Air conditioning Engineers in OZ?

I still haven,t got my licence, I'm in the process of reapplying now, Failed my first attempt 2 years ago even though i have 27 years experience the guy at Tra told me Australia doesn,t need any more...
Forum: Australia
Oct 23rd 2008, 12:14 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,821
Posted By martin102

Re: Air conditioning Engineers in OZ?

Hi Dale,
There are plenty of rentals available at the moment, Unlike when we first came there were just a handful.
I answered a advert in the local paper and went to meet the owner, Just had an...
Oct 22nd 2008, 11:55 am
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By martin102

Re: Anyone in Air Conditioning????

Yes we are originally from the uk, been here just over 2 years. I applied for a skilled visa in A/c Refrigeration.
We didn,t use an agent as we found the whole process quite straight forward, Its...
Oct 22nd 2008, 12:09 am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,654
Posted By martin102

Re: refrigeration & air con.....vetassess ???

LOL How did you guess

Martin
Forum: Australia
Oct 22nd 2008, 12:06 am
Replies: 33
Views: 2,821
Posted By martin102

Re: Air conditioning Engineers in OZ?

I work for Aircor, (used to be called Mandurah Airconditioner installations) They are great to work for. Other companies include Ford and Doohan, Season makers, Pinjarrah Refrigeration and Essential...
Oct 22nd 2008, 12:00 am
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By martin102

Re: Anyone in Air Conditioning????

I,m in the trade working in mandurah. What information do you need?

Martin
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2008, 5:11 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 2,821
Posted By martin102

Re: Air conditioning Engineers in OZ?

The weather is great, As for the work, Installing back to back splits is really easy work, Installing ducted heat pumps (reverse cycle) in roof spaces that get above 50 oC isn,t that great. The life...
Oct 11th 2008, 4:57 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,654
Posted By martin102

Re: refrigeration & air con.....vetassess ???

Didn,t think a Villa fan would be able to fill out the forms.;)
Forum: Australia
Oct 11th 2008, 4:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By martin102

Re: Ducted Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning

You should be able to claim lightening damage on your household insurance.
I have replaced several boards damaged by lightening and they have all been covered by insurance.
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