IMI LEVEL 3 REFRIGERANT HANDLING AWARD (EC842 2006)
SCQF Level 6
Engineering

Course Overview
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This Defra-approved qualification from IMI Awarding provides automotive Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) technicians with certification needed to meet the European Union F-Gas MAC regulations (Commission Regulation EC 842/2006 and the annex EC 307/2008).

Therefore achievement of Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling qualification allows MAC technicians to legally recover F-Gas (fluorinated greenhouse gas) from air conditioning systems in motor cars and car derived vans.
What You Will Learn
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  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills associated with the operation of air conditioning systems
  • Gain an awareness of the environmental impact of fluorinated greenhouse gases
  • Know the common procedures for recovering fluorinated greenhouse gases
  • 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 vehicle A/C system 
  • Be able to operate a recovery set appropriately.

Candidates are required to sit an online examination and carry out a practical skills assessment at the end of the course.
Entry Requirements
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  • Applicable to Automotive service and Repair Technicians
How the course is assessed
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  • Candidates are required to sit an online examination and carry out a practical skills assessment at the end of the course.
Number Of Days Per Week/Day Of The Week/Time Of The Day
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  • This qualification is delivered over 2 consecutive days at our Midlothian campus
Course Cost And Funding Options
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Fee: £280 Midlothian part-time (year 1)
Start Date(s)
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Part Time

This course will start on…
  • 25/11/2019
  • 17/02/2020
  • 20/04/2020
End Date(s)
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Part Time

This course will end on...
  • 26/11/2019
  • 18/02/2020
  • 21/04/2020
Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
GRANTON x x x x x
MIDLOTHIAN x
APPLY
x x x
MILTON RD x x x x x
SIGHTHILL x x x x x
OUTREACH x x x x x
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