City & Guilds Award in F-Gas Regulations Level 2 (2079)

FGas

City & Guilds Award in F-Gas Regulations Level 2 (2079) – These qualifications enable refrigeration engineers to meet legal requirements in relation to the qualifications required to work with Fluorinated Greenhouse Gasses, otherwise known as F Gasses.

The F Gas Regulations have been put in place by DEFRA to help EC countries meet the Kyoto protocol targets.

City & Guilds Award in F-Gas Regulations Level 2 (2079)
Outline: The F Gas Regulations have been put in place by DEFRA to help EC countries meet the Kyoto protocol targets.
LevelLevel 2
LocationColchester
Duration5 Days if individual is new to the industry
CampusColchester Institute
Start DatePlease contact us for dates
PricePrice on Application
Pre-requisites

It is recommended that candidates should hold or be working towards the NVQ in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, or an equivalent or higher qualification in order to satisfactorily complete the City & Guilds level 2 award in F-Gas and ODS Regulations.

Course Content

The aim of this qualification is to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to work on the installation, service, maintenance, recovery and leak checking of stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment that contains refrigerants classified as either fluorinated(F) gases or ozone depleting substances (ODS).

City & Guilds Award in F-Gas Regulations Level 2 (2079)

  • Brazing
  • Nitrogen pressure testing
  • Handling, including the accidental release, of refrigerants
  • Fabrication of a brazed test piece and mechanical joints
  • Installation of the test piece
  • Visual inspection for leaks
  • A “Cut & Peel” examination of the test piece brazed joint
  • Determining strength test pressures
  • Conducting a strength test
  • Conducting a leak test
  • System evacuation
  • Recording the tests
  • Charging an Azeotropic refrigerant
  • Visual inspection for leaks
  • Determining the system correct refrigerant charge
  • Indirect leak testing
Assessment

Tutor practical observations and Global On Line Assessment (GOLA) PC based multiple choice exam.

Accreditation

City & Guilds 2079 Level 2 Award in FGas and ODS Regulations, Categories 1 to 4

Course Progression

On completion of this qualification, candidates will be legally able to work with fluorinated gases and may be able to progress onto the following City & Guilds qualifications:
• Level 2 Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (6127)
• Level 3 Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (6127)
• Certificate in Handling Refrigerants (Ammonia) (2078-02)

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