Air-Conditioning & Mechanical Refrigeration Systems

Offered by School of Engineering

Short Course / 6 weeks / TGS-2019507818

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Course Fees

Course Information

Urban life in the humidity calls for a majority of air-conditioned spaces. As such, it’s important that air-conditioning and refrigeration personnel be skilled in daily operational practices to ensure that these systems are reliable and efficient.

Learning Outcomes

Upgrade your skills with knowledge in air-conditioning and basic mechanical refrigeration systems for buildings and industries. You will study practical examples of air-conditioning system designs in modern buildings along with the energy conservation and control behind the systems.


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Time: 6.15pm to 9.15pm
Duration: 6 weeks
Delivery Mode: Classroom Learning
Venue: TBC

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

  • Introduction to air-conditioning and air-conditioning zoning alternatives
  • Classification of air-conditioning systems
  • Indoor Design Conditions and human comfort
  • Psychrometry and air-conditioning processes
  • Basic HVAC system calculation and control
  • Problem of condensation in hot & humid region
  • Heat transfer & functions of thermal insulation in air-conditioning
  • CLTD/SCL/CLF Method (cooling load temperature difference/cooling load factor/solar cooling load factor)
  • Mechanical Refrigeration System operation and Types of Refrigerant used
  • Analysis of vapour compression cycle using p-h Chart


Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 7 Oct 2019 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.


(Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 8% GST and subject to review.)

Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023.

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Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee$648.00