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F-Gas (Cat 1) City and Guilds 2079-11 training course

Course code: ME9  |  View the training area

Course overview

A 5 day training course for persons undertaking charging, recovery, service and maintenance of refrigeration and heat-pump equipment containing Fluorinated (F) gases or Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS). Learners would benefit from an existing understanding of refrigeration systems, principals and theory.

F-Gas (Cat 1) City and Guilds 2079-11

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Compliance with legislation.
  • Confidence in charging and recovering gas from refrigeration systems.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Compliance with legislation and better records keeping.

What you will learn

  • Requirements of statutory regulation/legislation.
  • The theory and thermodynamics of vapour compression cycles and refrigerants.
  • To identify the hazards and safe working practices for refrigerant handling (and relate to causes and effects of global warming and climate change).
  • To identify stationary refrigerants, air conditioning and heat pump system components, functions and leakage risks.
  • To fabricate and examine pipe work, and undertake pressure testing, evacuation, charging, recovery and record keeping.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates a choice of assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Level 2 Award in F Gas and ODS Regulations: Category 1 (2079-11) or CITB scheme.
  • If you require CITB assessment and certification, please call us on 0800 876 6708.

How is this training delivered?

  • Learners complete practical exercises to charge and recover gasses from a refrigeration system. You will fabricate elements of pipe work and test their integrity.
  • Assessment is by completion of an observed practical exercises and computer based tests.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners of the F-Gas training course should bring working gloves, safety shoes/boots and safety glasses.
  • Learners can bring with them any materials used by their own employer, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

Course dates

Course code
5 day course
Price from
£815.00 + certification

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N.B. Places = Places left

Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
02/12/2019Mon 02 Dec 2019Fri 06 Dec 2019 Derby £815.00£978.00 5+
20/01/2020Mon 20 Jan 2020Fri 24 Jan 2020 York £815.00£978.00 5+
02/03/2020Mon 02 Mar 2020Fri 06 Mar 2020 Swindon £815.00£978.00 5+
20/04/2020Mon 20 Apr 2020Fri 24 Apr 2020 York £815.00£978.00 5+
01/06/2020Mon 01 Jun 2020Fri 05 Jun 2020 Linlithgow £815.00£978.00 5+
06/07/2020Mon 06 Jul 2020Fri 10 Jul 2020 York £815.00£978.00 5+
07/09/2020Mon 07 Sep 2020Fri 11 Sep 2020 Derby £815.00£978.00 5+
02/11/2020Mon 02 Nov 2020Fri 06 Nov 2020 Swindon £815.00£978.00 5+

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