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F-Gas Training Course City & Guilds 2079

F-Gas & ODS Regulations Training Course - City & Guilds 2079-11 Level 2 Certificate

F-Gas Course overview

Logic4training runs the City & Guilds 2079-11 F-Gas & Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) Regulations training course. This F-Gas course is designed for those working within the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry who need to meet the legal requirements for working with Flourinated Gases, or F-Gases, and other ozone depleting substances.

The F-Gas training course is for those wishing to be covered for all four categories; leak checking, refrigerant recovery, service/maintenance, and installation. Brazing pipework is also included.

City & Guilds 2079-11 is an evergreen qualification and does not require renewal every three years.

Entry requirements

The F-Gas refrigeration course is for experienced operatives who work with refrigerants on a day-to-day basis. Operatives must be confident in all aspects of refrigerant handling, from both the theory and practical requirements.

Do I need this course?

If you are working in the air-conditioning and refrigeration industry and need to meet the legal requirements for working with Flourinated Gases (F-Gas) and other ozone depleting substances.

F-Gas course content/syllabus

The F-Gas refrigeration course includes the theory behind the requirements and procedures to test, fill and recover refrigerant. Content is based upon the Fluorinated and Greenhouse Gas Regulations 2009, EC842/006 and EC303/2008.

The following elements are covered:

  • Identify basic systems, terms, principles, units and how these relate to theory and thermodynamics of vapour compression cycles and refrigerants
  • Identify the causes and effects of global warming and climate change
  • Identify causes and effects of ozone depletion
  • Identify stationary refrigerant, air conditioning and heat pump system components, functions and leakage risk
  • Identify the hazards and safe working practices for the installation, commissioning and handling of refrigerants
  • Fabricate and examine pipework
  • Undertake pressure testing, evacuation and record completion
  • Undertake refrigerant charging, leak checking and record keeping
  • Undertake recovery of refrigerant and oil and prepare for disposal

The F-Gas assessment consists of a multiple choice question paper, taken online and a practical assessment.

Reading required?

As part of the course candidates will be provided with a copy of the CITB Safe Handling of Refrigerants (including pipework and brazing) training manual. The following downloads provide useful background reading to F-Gas training:

  • DURATION: 5 Day(s)

  • FULL COST: £895.00 ex VAT

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