City & Guilds 2079 Category 1


The purpose of this qualification is to certify that successful candidates are competent to carry out leak checking, recovery, installation, service and maintenance of stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and heat-pump equipment that contains refrigerants which are classified as either fluorinated (F) gases or ozone depleting substances (ODS) regardless of the quantity of refrigerant.

This level is generally required by technicians and engineers working on commercial refrigeration and heat pump systems. The course and assessment assume that the candidate has a high level of prior knowledge and experience on refrigeration and heat pump systems.

The assessment consists of an online assessment which will assess both the technical and legislative knowledge of the candidate as well as a practical assessment covering brazing, strength testing, leak checking, charging, commissioning and recovering refrigerant and oil.

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