Air Conditioning – Refrigerant Handler

Other Automotive

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Not Applicable
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Openshaw Campus
(Short Course - 1 day)

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The Air Conditioning route is intended for technicians whose job role involves the maintenance and repair or accident repair (MET role or similar) of light vehicles and will have contact with the vehicle Air Conditioning system during their work activities. This course will cover a range of areas including refrigerant and refrigerant cylinder handling. This course requires some familiarity with the legislation surrounding the use of refrigerants used in the automotive industry.

The technician must be able to work unsupervised and should be in full time employment with at least three months experience in the industry to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques required to recover and recharge vehicle Air Conditioning systems.

This course will be assessed through online multiple-choice questionnaires as well as ongoing practical assessments.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will receive a certificate for employers and can expect career progression within the automotive industry. This course will prepare you for various roles in the industry such as fitting air conditioning, making cosmetic repairs or broader managerial positions.

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If you love tinkering with cars and are never happier than when you’re wearing overalls and figuring out how things work, a career in the automotive industry could be just around the corner.

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