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What career opportunities can this lead to?

A level 3 qualification within the RAC industry.

What are the entry requirements?

Anybody attending the course must hold a current Category 1 or J11 F-Gas Qualification before they will be permitted to attend.

What does this programme involve?

This 2 day course will cover the basics of Carbon Dioxide (CO2, R744) as a refrigerant and will explain how it should be safely handled within the workplace. This course has been developed by the refrigeration industry in conjunction with the British Refrigeration Association, the Carbon Trust and end users who use CO2. Learning will include:

- Explanation of critical point, Trans critical operation and other key definitions
- Basics of CO2 as a refrigerant
- Hazards associated with CO2
- How to handle CO2 safely
- Installation, service and maintenance procedures for CO2 Systems
- Overview of CO2 systems:
- Cascade sub critical
- Trans Critical
- Booster
- Pumped
- Examples of end users CO2 systems
- Piping and components

On successful completion a BRA certificate will be issued.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Training and Course notes will be provided by Eastleigh College, whilst the delivery will be carried out at 'dci Refrigerations' bespoke training facility near Portsmouth in Hampshire.

Industry set and recognised assessments are included:

- multiple choice assessment to test knowledge
- practical test to check safe handling skills

What else do I need to know?

This course would suit those working in the refrigeration and air conditioning industries looking to achieve this BRA qualification that demonstrates basic industrial/commercial competence of CO2 systems.

Safety footwear.

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

Dates for the diary

Each year we hold various events which will give you the opportunity to find out more about our range of courses. For specific dates and times please see the events section of this website or telephone 023 8091 1195.

How do I apply?

If you are hoping to undertake a workbased apprenticeship, please be aware that you will need to be employed in a relevant role in industry and your employer must agree to your training.

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Workforce Skills Advisors on 023 8091 1195.

Course Code

BRAEN0/CO

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
CO2F Offsite / Workplace Flexible Flexible Flexible Flexible You may be eligible for fee funding. Please enquire for details --Please call 023 8091 1195 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you are a Levy paying employer, the cost of training will be funded through your digital account. If you are a non-levy paying employer you will pay 10% of the cost of training. For full details on fees, or for any other enquiries please contact experts@eastleigh.ac.uk or call 023 8091 1195.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Daniel, 28

Dan, Air Conditioning

Dan is completing his Level 3 qualification in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, and works as an Air Conditioning Engineer Apprentice at Ensys Ltd.

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