F-Gas (Category 1) | City & Guilds 2079-11 (FCAT1)

£895 + VAT
5 Days
Course Overview
This City & Guilds course will provide you with the knowledge and practical skills required to work on the installation, service, maintenance, recovery and leakage checking of stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment with a charge more than 3kg or 6kg (if hermetically sealed).
F-Gas practical training session
Who is This Course For?
This is aimed at those working within the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry who need to meet the legal requirements for working with fluorinated gases, and other ozone depleting substances.

Key Learning Areas
  • Basic systems, principles and units and how they relate to theory and thermodynamics of vapour compression cycles and refrigerants
  • Causes and effects of global warming and ozone depletion
  • Identification of air conditioning and heat pump components, functions and leakage risk
  • Hazards and safe working practices
  • Construction and examination of pipe work
  • Recovery of refrigerant and oil and prepare for disposal
  • Pressure testing, evacuation and record completion
  • Refrigerant charging, leak checking and record keeping
  • Fabrication and fitting of mechanical and brazed joints

Course Schedule
Day Time Morning Afternoon
One
09:00
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16:30
  • Introduction
  • Basic Refrigeration Physics
  • Basic 5 Part System
  • Introduction to Mollier Charts
  • Refrigerants, Properties, Types & Hazards
  • Environmental Issues & Protocols
Two
09:00
-
16:30
  • Refrigeration System Components
  • Associated Regulations
  • Brazing Theory
  • Brazing Practical
Three
09:00
-
16:30
  • Refrigeration Procedures
  • Practical Demonstration
  • Practical Exercise(s)
Four
09:00
-
16:30
  • Practical Assessment(s)
  • Practical Assessment(s)
Five
09:00
-
16:30
  • Tutorial Period
  • Theory Assessment(s)
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Course Training Team

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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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Upcoming Course Dates
Slough
Monday, 16th December 2019
End date: Friday, 20th December 2019
Slough
Monday, 6th January 2020
End date: Friday, 10th January 2020
Glasgow Queenslie
Monday, 20th January 2020
End date: Friday, 24th January 2020
Glasgow Queenslie
Monday, 10th February 2020
End date: Friday, 14th February 2020
Slough
Monday, 17th February 2020
End date: Friday, 21st February 2020


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