Practical Refrigeration Training Centre

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Electrical Training

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Course Duration: 5 day(s)

Domestic Refrigeration with F Gas and Hydrocarbons


The Domestic course is aimed at technicians in the refrigeration industry to improve and update service skills, coupled with an understanding of the principles of refrigeration.

This course will cover the practical skills and knowledge necessary for the City and Guilds 2079 or Handling schemes and the City and Guilds 6187-21 Hydrocarbon qualification and these assessments will be carried out during the course of the week.

It is assumed that technicians attending this course will have basic mechanical skills.


To attain a basic understanding of the principles of refrigeration and to learn service and commissioning skills on domestic equipment.


The topics will be covered with emphasis on practical work from the delegate. Basic theory will be demonstrated using a visual refrigeration unit. Theoretical work will be assisted by the use of good quality visual aids and discussion sessions.


Basic refrigeration theory and environmental issues
Maintenance and safety
Common refrigerants
Safe handling of 'F Gas'refrigerants
Safe handling of Hydrocarbons
Basic electrics
Fault analysis
Failed components
Leak testing
Refrigerant charging
Evacuation and dehydration
Refrigerant recovery

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