Air Con Diag Tech | 2 Days | IMI L3

Quick Course Summary:

This 2 day course covers all the critical aspects required to attain an IMI Award in Refrigerant Handling, a key legislative requirement for anyone wishing to handle common automotive refrigerants, and, just as important, it provides a deep dive into the system’s operation and essential diagnostic techniques. From understanding the science of refrigerant state change to analysing the evaporator’s performance, you’ll have it covered. Over the two days, you’ll learn as much diagnostic-related detail as possible, with plenty of on-vehicle testing to back it up. You’ll leave with the confidence to take on any AC-related fault.

The Qualification:

  • Upon successful completion of the course, you will achieve an IMI Level 3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006) (VRQ) (500/6771/0).

Course Outcomes:

  • Know about the operation of air conditioning systems in motor vehicles.
  • Know about the use and properties of the fluorinated greenhouse gases used as refrigerants in air conditioning systems in motor vehicles and the impact of the emissions of these gases on the environment.
  • Understand the relevant European regulations and directives.
  • 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 motor vehicle air conditioning system containing fluorinated greenhouse gases.
  • Be able to operate a recovery set.
  • Understand and be able to diagnose and rectify faults in mobile air conditioning systems.

The Topics Covered:

  • Legislation and Environmental Impact
  • The Refrigerant Cycle
  • The Components
  • Controlling the System
  • Working Safely with Refrigerants
  • Servicing Air Conditioning Systems
  • Refrigerant Handling
  • Diagnosis Techniques

Why Air Con Diag Tech?

This is not simply a great way to achieve your F-Gas certificate, this course teaches you how to do the job competently, efficiently and safely. Learning needs to be about so much more than an assessment and so the subject of A/C operation and diagnosis is taught comprehensively too!

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9th - 10th Jul (Church Stretton) £695.00 Sold out
13th - 14th Aug (Church Stretton) £695.00 Sold out
24th - 25th Sep (Church Stretton) £695.00 Sold out
22nd - 23rd Oct (Church Stretton) £695.00 Sold out
19th - 20th Nov (Church Stretton) £695.00 Sold out
10th - 11th Dec (Church Stretton) £695.00 Sold out
1) Places are limited and will be allocated on first come, first served basis.

2) For the courses to run successfully, we need a minimum of six delegates per day, so, if you are booking travel and accommodation, please make sure cancellations can be made without incurring costs.

3) Qing Consulting Limited reserves the right to alter the date and/or course location without prior notification. No liability will be accepted for travel, accommodation, or any other expenses incurred by delegates.

4) All courses must be paid for in full so we can reserve your place.

5) Cancellation refund structure: Cancellation more than 30-days before course start date: Full refund Cancellation 30-20 days before course start date: 50% cancellation charge Cancellation 20-0 days before course start date: 100% cancellation charge.

6) Refunds All refunds will be made within 14 working days.

7) Name change of a delegate may be made at any time without charge.

This agreement is subject to the laws of England and Wales. For further information, please email or call +44 (0)20 3286 2228. Qing Consulting Limited. Unit 1 Henley Farm, Acton Scott, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6RS.