Engineering

Automotive Refrigerant Handling Level 3 IMI Award Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will start in February 2023. This is a three-day course.

Entry requirements

You will need experience of working in the automotive industry.

You will achieve

You will achieve a Level 3 IMI Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006).

Course overview

This Defra-approved qualification offers a single unit solution to your Automotive Refrigerant Handling training needs. It provides experienced automotive Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) Technicians with evidence that they meet the minimum F-Gas requirement (EC842/2006 and annex EC307/2008).

Course content

All Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) Technicians working with cars and car derived vans must have achieved, as a minimum requirement, a refrigerant handling qualification which fulfils the European Union F-Gas Regulation (EC842/2006) and Annex to Regulation (EC307/2008). Completion of this course will mean you meet that requirement.

You will complete a practical assessment and an external online test set by IMI. The assessment ensures rigour and quality by measuring your underpinning knowledge, including knowledge of the F Gas regulations.

Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate which shows they are compliant and meet the requirements to continue practicing their trade.

You will need:

  • Overalls and steel toe cap safety footwear
  • Highlighter pens
  • A basic geometry set
  • A scientific calculator

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2AX

On successful completion, you could study further courses with us. Browse our other Engineering courses.

How much does the course cost?

This course costs £200. Funding may be available subject to eligibility.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

If you are aged 19 or over, you may not have to pay for this course if:

  • You do not already have a level 3 qualification OR
  • You already have a level 3 qualification or higher (achieved before April 2021) but earn below the National Living Wage annually (£18,525 from April 2022)
  • You already have a level 3 qualification or higher (achieved before April 2021) but are unemployed

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

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Automotive Refrigerant Handling Level 3 IMI Award Part-time

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