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Refrigerant Handling

Course Code: FGAS
  • Level: 3
  • Qualification: Award
  • Awarding body: The Institute of Motor Industry (IMI)
  • Duration: One day
  • Course type: Short course
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Mondays, 9.00am - 5.00pm

What's it all about?

Do you need a gas certificate or gas accreditation? Are you are an experienced vehicle technician, mobile air conditioning (MAC) technician or mechanic? This one day course in Automotive Refrigerant Handling at City College Plymouth will enable you to achieve F-Gas certification and accreditation from the Institute of the Motor Industry Awards Ltd (IMIAL).

Course information

The assessment ensures rigour and quality of assessments by measuring your underpinning knowledge, including F-Gas regulations. You will be able to demonstrate the skills needed to achieve the qualification awarded by IMIAL.

You will need to be a current vehicle technician working within the industry.

Assessment will be through practical assessment and an online exam.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be issued with a certificate which shows that you are compliant with European Union F-gas Regulation.You may wish to progress on to the Automotive Air Conditioning & Climate Control Diagnosis & Repair course at the College.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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