This qualification is for automotive technicians and will offer the opportunity to develop new skills and enhance existing ones. It also incorporates Unit AC1 (K/600/3391) Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006). This unit is approved by Defra for MAC technicians (working with cars and car derived vans) who handle F-gas.
From 4 July 2010 all MAC technicians must have achieved, as a minimum requirement, a Defra-approved refrigerant handling meeting the EU F-gas regulations (Commission Regulation EC 842/2006 and the Annex to Commission Regulation EC 307/2008). This is a legal requirement for all technicians working on MAC systems (cars and car derived vans).
This course is designed to inform you of the new legislation covering regulations related to handling and serving air conditioning systems (EC307/2008).
You will gain an understanding of:
- Air conditioning systems
- The basic processes
- Refrigeration cycle
- Refrigeration systems
- Refrigeration state and condition
- Refrigerant recovering
- Air conditioning electrical systems
- The ozone layer and the greenhouse effect
- Regulations and legislation
- Service equipment and service procedure