Practical Refrigeration Training Centre

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Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Electrical Training

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QCF/NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Refrigeration


The City and Guilds 6187 QCF Diploma can be taken at level 2 or level 3. At level 2 candidates specialise in either air conditioning (6187-01) or refrigeration (6187-02. Run as block release in one week sessions it will normally take about 2 years to complete.

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To achieve the City and Guilds 6187-02 Diploma in Refrigeration. Successful candidates will also achieve their City and Guilds 2079 in Refrigerant Handling category 1.


Divided into a number of modules teaching methods will include presentations, discussion and self study sessions, role play and practical work on real systems where appropriate.

The modules will be assessed by various methods including assignments (industry and course related), on line tests, practical tests, timetabled NVQ/diploma portfolio sessions and two on site visits during the second year.

To achieve the diploma candidates will need to successfully complete all the elements.


The course comprises 10 compulsory modules and these will include the following topics:

Safe working practices
Environmental protection measures
Applying scientific principles
Applying safe working practices
Copper brazing
Refrigerant handling - category 1
Refrigeration system installation, testing and maintenance