Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning

Duration: 1 Day

Who is it for?: This assessment is aimed at individuals with experience of working with air conditioning.

Aim: A 1-day session combining training and assessment on the basic principles & environmental legislation relating to Automotive Air-Conditioning systems. The day will consist of classroom training and workshop demonstration followed by assessment to assess a candidates underpinning knowledge via online test and their practical skills by a series of workshop tasks relating to refrigerant handling.

Objectives: Upon successful completion of all the elements of the assessments day the candidate will have demonstrated their competence at refrigerant handling.

Content: Training followed by the AC-Refrigerant Handler assessment which will comprise of an online knowledge test and a practical assessment. These should identify the competence of the technician and best practice throughout the assessments.

The practical assessments will include the following areas:

  • Health and Safety, regulations, correct use of PPE and guidelines throughout the practical assessments
  • Procedures for handling AC refrigerant
  • Recovery from a MVAC
  • Recycling of refrigerant
  • Recharging of an AC system
  • Store and transfer any waste material following current legal requirements
  • Method of Delivery: Training and assessment.

Assessment: Multiple choice online underpinning knowledge test and practical assessment. The day will include the training and the online and practical assessments.

Qualification: Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006) (QCF)

Pre-requisites: A minimum of 3 months experience in an appropriate role

Price: £140 per person inc. VAT plus a £20 registration fee (VAT free)

Dates: Thursday 30th May 2024

Additional Info: Successful candidates will be issued with an IMI Awards certificate which shows they are compliant. For more information visit

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