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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Certificate at L.I.T.S. Ltd

Course description

Anyone required to work with refrigeration or air-conditioning plant of any kind will find this course indispensable. All aspects of basic unit maintenance, servicing and commissioning are covered and the course also provides the skills necessary to install the pipe-work associated with small to medium sized systems. Who is the course aimed at? The course is ideal for anyone with a maintenance or contracting background. No prior knowledge of refrigeration or air-conditioning is assumed. Course Presentation The course is predominantly practical with participants having the opportunity to develop their skills on purpose built refrigeration/air-conditioning units. Comprehensive course documentation is provided. Course Objectives On completion of the course participants will be able to: recognise the component parts of refrigeration/air-conditioning units and understand their function in refrigeration cycle; produce an operational log of a refrigeration plant and use as an aid to fault-finding; correctly use a gauge manifold, torr gauge and vacuum pump; remove refrigerant from a system using a recovery unit; evacuate a system correctly; determine appropriate refrigerant types by pressure / temperature relationship, using data sheets and a comparator; charge a system with refrigerant, by weight or by vapour; safely charge the low pressure side of a system with liquid to facilitate the charging of blends; set pressure control switches; pressure test a system; leak test a system using halide lamp, electronic leak detectors or soap solution; form, braze and install pipe-work. Certification Successful completion of the course leads to the award of a L.I.T.S. Ltd competence-based certificate. *as of 2007, City & Guilds 2078: Handling Refrigerants will be included in this course.

Entry requirements

No specific requirements

Further information

Designed to introduce maintenenace operatives into basic refrigeration concepts, techniques, components and systems and includes the Safe Handling of Refrigerants

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact L.I.T.S. Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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