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Modular 10 Day Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology (Incorporating F-Gas Regulations(C & G 2079) and Pipework & Brazing

The Modular 10 Day Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration course has no minimum entry requirements or age restrictions.  It is open to any individual who has the capacity to learn a mixture of mechanical and electrical functions. This course ideally suited to Service leavers / resettlement, engineers, electricians, skill enhancement and new skill entrants.

The aim of the Modular 10 Day Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration course is to provide individuals with the technical knowledge and practical air-conditioning and refrigeration skills, coupled with C & G 2079 F-Gas Regulations and Pipework and Brazing industry recognised qualifications. New entrants, on completing the programme, will have a comprehensive knowledge of air-conditioning and refrigeration systems plus a nationally recognised industry qualification in City & Guilds 2079 F-Gas and ODS Regulations and Pipework and Brazing, thus opening up opportunities for employment, additional skills with an opportunity to progress towards additional qualifications; City & Guilds 6127 Technical Certificate; Part P Electrical;
Crownship’s industry experienced tutors provide an environment conducive to learning, supporting candidates throughout all the stages of the course.
Comprehensive air-conditioning and refrigeration workbooks and study notes enhance the learning process.
Benefits of the qualification:
On completing the programme you will have a comprehensive knowledge of air-conditioning and refrigeration systems plus City & Guilds 2079 F-Gas and ODS Regulations and Pipework and Brazing nationally recognised industry qualifications, thus opening up opportunities for employment in the air-conditioning and refrigeration industry.
The course also provides a sound base for additional air-conditioning and refrigeration qualifications:
  • NVQ Level 2 in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
  • NVQ Level 3 in Air-conditioning and Refrigeration
    This course is made up of 5 modules: 
    Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology
  • Refrigeration principles. Latent and sensible heat.
  • Basic vapour compression refrigeration cycle.
  • Refrigerants, their properties, safe use and storage.
  • Locate and identify system components, explain their functions.
  • Identify abnormalities and prescribe corrective actions.
  • Periodic maintenance and the use of cleanliness as an aid to leak detection.
  • The importance of system monitoring.
  • Recording of instrument readings and work carried out.
  • Connect manifold gauges to system to aid diagnosis.
  • Recover refrigerant/pump system down to carry out repairs.
  • Replace faulty components as required.
  • Electrical isolation, testing controls, control replacement.
  • Manufacture of replacement of copper tubing as required.
    Practical fault finding exercises on working refrigeration and air-conditioning systems, such as:
  • Blocked filter/dryers
  • Blocked expansion valves
  • Dirty condensers
  • Faulty LP and HP Switches
  • Adjusting LP and HP Switches
  • Pumping system down to rectify faults
  • Evacuating system using the Triple Evacuation Method
    F-Gas Regulations and Qualifications City & Guilds 2079 F-Gas and ODS Regulations
  • Safe Handling of Refrigerant Techniques
  • Pipework and Jointing Skills
  • Recovery of Refrigerants (restricted to small systems only)
  • Intrusive and Non-Intrusive Leak and Performance Checking of Systems
  • Leakage checks, recovery, install, service, and maintain - all Systems.
    Pipework and Brazing
    This Scheme allows delegates to carry out Pipework and Brazing on a range ofCommercial Refrigeration pipe sizes. The delegate will have to produce a Practical Test Piece (7/8 to 5/8) ,which will be pressure tested in accordance with the relevant European Standard and then subjected to a destructive test to ensure a leak free joint.
    Split Systems
    Theory:  Covering site survey, regulations, basic heat load calculations, A/C equipment siting, installing pipe and cable runs, air movement and noise transmission.
    Practical:  Covering wall mountings, installations pipework, making connections, insulations: leak testing, vacuums and charging, commissioning of systems and hand over.
    Basic Electrics 
  • Safe Isolations
  • Types of Instrumentation
  • Electrical Regulations
  • Supply Systems
  • Earthing Arrangements
  • Control and Protection Equipment
  • Terminations and Installation Practices
  • Electrical Safety checks



    First stop…..
    NVQ Level 2/3 in Airconditioning or Refrigeration

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    Head Office:

    Crownship Developments Ltd,

    Charlton House Mews,

    Bridge Street, Brigg,

    North Lincolnshire,

    DN20 8NQ


    Technical Centre:

    Crownship Technical,

    Unit 13,

    Temple Street Unit Factory Estate,

    Station Drive,


    HU5 1AD


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