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

£845 + 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.
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
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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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Upcoming Course Dates
Monday, 17th December 2018
End date: Friday, 21st December 2018
Glasgow Queenslie
Monday, 7th January 2019
End date: Friday, 11th January 2019
Monday, 18th February 2019
End date: Friday, 22nd February 2019
Monday, 18th March 2019
End date: Friday, 22nd March 2019
Monday, 13th May 2019
End date: Friday, 17th May 2019

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