F Gas Category 1: Three Day

Committed to education, not just passing exams!

CODE: FGAS1/3

LENGTH: 3 days (attendance is over 4 days and is required on Tuesday & Thursday Morning ONLY, and Wednesday & Friday All Day)

COST: £700 plus VAT

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
NVQ, VRQ, EXPERIENCE

Note this F Gas qualification does NOT have an expiry date!

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ABOUT THE COURSE:

Suitable for those with previous formal refrigeration training qualifications or expiring/expired CITB J11

What’s included in the course?

Three half day classroom revision sessions and one half day practical brazing session, to prepare you for the final day of assessment.

Topics:-

  • Basic working principles of the system
  • F Gas Regulations
  • Do’s and Don’ts
  • Refrigerants including blends and alternatives
  • Refrigerant hazards
  • Environmental impact of refrigerants and energy usage
  • Pressure testing
  • Evacuation and dehydration
  • Charging Systems
  • Leak checking
  • Refrigerant recovery and disposal
  • Pipework jointing and brazing
  • Correct use of gauges
  • Performance testing

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HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED?

By both comprehensive practical and forty question on-line assessment.

THE FEE INCLUDES:

Course notes, City & Guilds registration, certification and consumables.

See FAQs for further information

 

 

F GAS CATEGORY 1: THREE DAY FAQ’S

DOES THE F GAS QUALIFICATION EXPIRE?
No, as we offer the City and Guilds 2079 there is no expiry date on the qualification so it does not have to be renewed.

IS THERE ANY RECOMMENDED READING BEFORE COMING ON THE COURSE?
We would suggest that you do not read or revise any of the subjects covered to avoid any confusion when you attend the course. Our courses are specially designed to take the candidate from any level through to passing the exam (provided they are on the correct course).

I DO NOT HAVE A FORMAL QUALIFICATION BUT I HAVE BEEN IN THE INDUSTRY FOR 15 YEARS WHAT COURSE WOULD YOU RECOMMEND?
We would recommend attending the 5 day course as you will need to cover the theory behind the systems.

DO I ONLY HAVE TO GET ONE ENGINEER QUALIFIED WITH THE COMPANY?
No all of the engineers who are working with refrigerants will need to have the qualification i.e. certified engineers working for certified companies.

IS THERE ANY PRACTICAL TRAINING ON THE 3 DAY COURSE?
No because the course is really revision designed for experienced, qualified refrigeration or chiller engineers used to working with DX systems.

 

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