Practical Refrigeration Training Centre

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Electrical Training

  • Course Details
Course Duration: 3 day(s)

Maintenance and Leak Testing


In order to obtain full efficiency and reliability, correct maintenance procedures are essential. In addition, it is now becoming mandatory to carry out regular leak tests on refrigeration plants.

The Maintenance course, combined with City & Guilds Category 4 Leak Testing provides maintenance staff with an insight into the principles of refrigeration, the correct operation of the system to optimise running costs and the skills and knowledge to carry out routine leak tests on refrigeration plant. the City and Guilds 2079 Category 4 Leak Testing assessment will be taken at the end of the course.


To attain a basic understanding of the principles of refrigeration and diagnosis of common faults and acquire the knowledge and practical skills necessary to achieve an F Gas Category 4 qualification in Leak Testing (City and Guilds 2079 category 4)


The topics will be covered with a mixture of practical observation and practical work by the candidate using fully operational systems. Theoretical work will be assisted by the use of good quality visual aids and discussion sessions.


• Basic refrigeration theory
• System operation
• Components
• Checking correct operation
• Good refrigeration practice
• Overview of refrigerants
• Diagnostic procedure
• Safety in the workplace
• Environmental issues