- Type: Automotive Studies | Part-time Evening Courses | Vocational Courses | Part-time & Adult Courses
- Level: 3
- Study Mode: Part-time
- Start Date: Wednesday, 20 April 2022
- Time: Wednesdays 5.30pm – 8.30pm
- Duration: 4 evenings
About the course
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).
You should already have a basic knowledge of the operation of Air Conditioning Systems containing fluorinated greenhouse gases in motor cars (and car derived vans).
How much does it cost?
Free to those aged 16-18. If you are aged 19+ you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.
There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including: Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support.
You will be expected to pay for stationery and textbooks. There is a £60 charge for materials and locker fee.
Be able to demonstrate how to handle a refrigerant cylinder.
Be able to connect and disconnect a recovery set to and from the service ports of a motor vehicle A/C system containing fluorinated greenhouse gases.
Be able to operate a recovery set.
Where will this course take me?
Higher education, an Apprenticeship or into employment within the motor vehicle sector.
How will I be assessed?
The assessment ensures rigour and quality of assessment by measuring the candidate’s underpinning knowledge, including F Gas regulations. Learners must demonstrate the learning outcomes by following and achieving two assessment components which are set by IMI:
- practical assessment
- external online test
Will I have to provide anything?
Air con gas
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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