This qualification is accredited by Logic Certification and is designed to enable refrigeration engineers to meet legal requirements in relation to the qualifications required to work with Fluorinated Greenhouse Gasses, otherwise know as F-Gasses.
The F-Gas Regulations have been put in place by DEFRA to help EC countries meet the Kyoto protocol targets. If you work on, or service refrigeration equipment, under the new EC Regulation 842/2006, you must hold this award.
To ensure that anyone working with Fluorinated Greenhouse Gasses are able to demonstrate an understanding of the legal and environmental requirements of the regulations as well as being able to demonstrate the application of practical skills to successfully fabricate and examine pipework, undertake pressure testing, carry out safe evacuation and record completion, refrigerant charging, leak checking and recovery of refrigerants and oil and preparation for disposal.
Anyone undertaking this course must hold a current refrigeration qualification or can prove a minimum of five years experience.
For anyone who cannot meet the above criteria SWAAT also offer a Foundation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration course. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
The categories are as follows;
Category J11 - Leakage check, recovery, install, maintain and service all systems - 5 days (training and assessment)
Category J12 - Leakage check, recovery, install, maintain and service systems less than 3kg (6kg hermetically sealed) - 5 days (training and assessment)
Category J13 - Recovery of refrigerant of systems less than 3kg (6kg hermetically sealed) - 3 days (training and assessment)
Category J14 - Leakage check - 1 day (assessment)
PLEASE NOTE: The timescales given are for competent/experienced engineers.
Anyone undertaking this course should have prior experience in the refrigeration industry.
For anyone new to the industry SWAAT offer a Foundation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration course.
Dependant on category;
Category J11 - 5 days (training and assessment)
Category J12 - 5 days (training and assessment)
Category J13 - 3 days (training and assessment)
Category J14 - 1 day assessment
Theory and practical workshop
Practical assessment and theory examination
Candidates who successfully complete both the practical assessment and theory examination will be awarded a Logic Certification certificate appropriate to the assessment(s) they have completed.
Candidates will be provided with a Logic Certification F-Gas Refrigerant Handling manual.
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