F-Gas (Category 1) CITB Refresher (FCAT1R)

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2 Days
Course Overview
This City & Guilds course has been developed to provide existing or past* CITB CAT 1 (J11) certificate holders with a full City & Guilds 2079 Category 1 Qualification. The course would include some refresher training (to bridge the uplift between CITB and C&G) and a full City & Guilds 2079 CAT 1 assessment. With this refresher Category 1 certificate holders will be able to carry out all F-Gas related activities. * Providing the CITB certificate expired 6 months or less from your chosen course date.
F-Gas practical training session
Who is This Course For?
This is aimed at those with the expired CITB CAT 1 J11 qualification who currently work within the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry who need to meet the legal requirements for working with fluorinated gases (F-Gases), and other ozone depleting substances.

Key Learning Areas
  • System differentials
  • How to use and interpret the pressure enthalpy (Mollier) chart
  • Introducing you to the updated protocols and regulations
  • Introducing you to the new Equivalent tonnes of Carbon Dioxide (EtCO2) calculations
  • New requirements for the leak check frequency
  • The introduction of new refrigerants, their impact, and hazards
  • Brazing
  • Pressure testing
  • Vacuuming
  • charging
  • Leak testing, and recovery

Course Schedule
  Day 1 Day 2
Start 09:00 09:00
End 16:30 16:30

Course Training Team


Andy Cresswell

Mechanical Training Manager

Andy has over 36 years experience in the Mechanical Industry. He is a qualified mechanical engineer, and has worked within various Mechanical roles spanning over 23 years.

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