Course Overview

From 2010, all Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) technicians working with cars and car derived vans, must have achieved as a minimum requirement, a refrigerant handling qualification which fulfils the European Union F Gas Regulation (EC842/2006 and Annex to Regulation EC307/2008).

This Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ), which is approved by DEFRA, offers a single unit solution that provides experienced automotive Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) technicians with evidence that they meet the minimum F gas requirement (EC842/2006 and annex EC307/2008). Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate which shows they are compliant.

A single unit of a vocational related qualification (VRQ). The course includes both theoretical and practical learning. During the course learners will be assessed both practically and via an online test to ensure they have the required competence, they will need to successfully pass both to receive certification.

Candidates will benefit from a purpose built training facility, the use of the latest repair and diagnostic equipment and industry experienced and friendly staff.

Assessment Methods

Assessment is via a multiple choice online test and a practical task which will cover all aspects of MAC refrigerant handling.

Course Summary

Course Title Automotive Refrigerant Handling IMI Award Level 3
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