Technical resources – free downloads

ARC has expert staff on hand to assist the licensed refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry with technical matters relating to RAC systems and processes, as well as training. We also provide useful technical content free of charge. See below for free downloads and information.

Technical enquiries

Contact: Noel Munkman, Technical & Training Manager
Phone: 03 9843 1608


Refrigerant Types and Properties
GWP Table - HFC Blends
GWP Table - Pure HFC
R22 phase out / 2016 and onwards
R1234yf automotive refrigerant
R744 (C02) automotive refrigerant
R32 information
Importance of refrigerant selection
HFC Phase down
Refrigerant Flammability Classification Review
Innovations in refrigerant leak detection
Australian Standards Update for refrigeration and air conditioning (2016)
Avoiding cross-contamination of gasses
Managing refrigerant contamination
Topping up systems with refrigerant is illegal
R1234yf and R744 educational wall chart
R1234yf and R744 information booklet

Codes of Practice (and related) 

Automotive Code of Practice
Stationary (Air Conditioning and Refrigeration) Code of Practice:

Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act 1989
Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995


Certificate II split system installation – case study
Certificate III refrigeration and air conditioning – case study
Natural refrigerants training – stationary systems
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Training Quality

A2/A2L Learning Materials

ARC-RA VU22583 A2-A2L Refrigerants Learning Resouce Manual 
Combined Mapping of Performance Items 
VU22583 Knowledge Assessment Map 
VU22583 Knowledge Assessment 
VU22583 Skill Assessment


Refrigerant cylinder safety for technicians
Safe use of flammable refrigerants - Safety Alert
Safety considerations when using flammable refrigerants
Risk management procedures for refrigerants
Lubrication oil flammability
Lubricating oil and dye in hybrid vehicles using electric AC compressors
Flammable refrigerants safety guide
R1234yf and R744 safety service stickers


Oxygen Free Nitrogen – use in installation and pressure testing of refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) equipment and pipework
What is Building Information Modelling (BIM) and what does it mean for technicians?
Consumer brochure – be lawful, - be safe – why customers should only use licensed technicians