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Overview

This course is available to students who are already studying a refrigeration and air conditioning main programme course.

Course description

Students who are able to attend the City & Guilds course are provided with the knowledge required to meet the legal requirements for working with Fluorinated Gases or F-Gases and/or other ozone deleting substances.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and with health and safety of our students as a priority, we have redesigned this course to include a mixture of classroom-based and online learning.

What areas will I study?

Key areas of study include:

  • Identify basic systems
  • Identify effects of global warming, climate change, effects of ozone depletion
  • Identify hazards and safe working practices for installation, commissioning and handling of refrigerants
  • Record keeping for pressure testing, evacuation, refrigerant charging, leak checking
  • Recovery and disposal of refrigerants
  • Terms and principles units and how these relate to theory and thermodynamics of vapour compression cycles and refrigerants

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 21 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) 21 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) 21 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £0 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ 21 September 2020 Duration: 1 Academic year £0 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.

The college reserves the right to change details of its advertised courses including course dates where circumstances beyond the College’s control necessitate such changes or where the number of enrolments is not enough to operate a course viably. In such circumstances, the College may be able to offer you an alternative. You have the right to choose whether you would prefer to cancel the course (terms and conditions apply) or to accept a place on another course.