IMI Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling F-Gas

Course Length 2 days
Course Type Part-Time Vocational & Work Related|Return to Study
Start Date 26/07/2021
Course Code 76598-01

Course overview

The purpose and aim of this qualification is to qualify individuals (working with motor cars and car derived vans) to meet the European Union F gas regulations.

You will have a good understanding of components and system operations to carry out procedures relating to the air conditioning systems of motor vehicles.

All MAC technicians must have achieved (as a minimum requirement) a refrigerant handling qualification (approved by DEFRA), meeting the EU F-gas regulations.

Course facts statements:

  • Industry recognised qualification
  • Practical assessment by a trained handler
  • Short course

  • Entry Requirements

    The selection criteria for entry should take into account each applicant's existing academic/vocational qualifications and experience.

    Experience of motor vehicle industry

    Individuals should already have a basic knowledge of the operation of Air Conditioning Systems containing fluorinated greenhouse gases in motor cars (and car derived vans), the environmental impact of fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerants, the corresponding environmental regulations, and procedures for environment friendly recovery of fluorinated greenhouse gases.

  • Benefits/Skills
    Meet industry regulations and have the capacity to pass knowledge on to others.
  • Who is this course for?
    Professionals in the Motor vehicle industry
  • Careers/Progression
    Professional development within the industry
  • Assesment Types
    The knowledge component of this qualification is independently assessed via online testing. The tests are mapped to each knowledge unit's learning outcomes and assessment criteria to ensure coverage. These tests are marked electronically by IMI. There is also a practical assessment.

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