Air Conditioning - Refrigerant Handler (F-Gas Accreditation)
This half-day course is intended for technicians who are able to work unsupervised – ideally, they should be in full time employment with at least three months experience of working on automotive air condition systems, to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques required to recover and recharge vehicle Air Conditioning systems without knowingly releasing refrigerant to the atmosphere.
They should also be familiar with the knowledge of the legislation applied to the use of refrigerants (F-Gas) used in the automotive industry.
The accreditation covers the theory* and practical knowledge and applications required to maintain air conditioning systems. It will enable a candidate to demonstrate their competence in:
How to interpret the legislative and organisational requirements and procedures
How to select and use the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when handling F-Gas refrigerants
Recovery of refrigerant
Recycling of refrigerant
Recharging of air conditioning systems.
*A Pre-learning Document will be provided and must be studied prior to course date