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Course description

This air conditioning course is designed to help understand the correct operation and diagnosis of vehicle air conditioning systems. The course starts by describing and covering all aspects of the requirements for F GAS certification, the manual proved covers all the requirements for assessments. I the cover how and why the refrigerant is able to do its job. Each type of refrigerant circuit, to include expansion valve , fixed orifice tube, heat pump, CO2 and electric/hybrid, are described in full. Each of the components are described, with cutaway components provided for the attendees to physically handle. Diagnosis of each component is also provided. The use of all types of leak detection, to include nitrogen is also provided, along with the correct procedures in recovery, evacuation and dehydration, introduction of the correct type and amount of oil, and the introduction of UV dyes into the air conditioning system. I also cover the importance of flushing the air conditioning system after compressor failure. During the whole course, relevant tools and equipment that are required to work on vehicle air conditioning systems are covered in depth. The attendees with then be taken to the workshop, where a fully operational vehicle air conditioning system will be shown, operated and faults placed in the system for them to see and understand. Hands on experience helps them to understand how and why it works. Upon finishing the course, the attendee should leave with a better understanding of vehicle air conditioning systems, how to diagnose and repair them correctly and safely.


Course goals and objectives

On completing this course, you will be able to: • Understand the AC system component parts. • Determine the correct operation of the air conditioning system in a vehicle. • Diagnose and repair faults in the air conditioning system safely.

Other information
This course is held in: English
Course level: 2
Expected course duration: 1 Days

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification

Course dates
Aug 2024
Course starts Course ends Location address Language Seats left
2024-08-06 09:00 Tue 2024-08-06 17:00 Tue Glasgow 1 - LKQ Euro Car Parts - UK
Euro Car Parts, Glasgow (Baillieston) 1, South Glasgow Business Park Springhill Pkwy Glasgow G69 6GA
EN 9 Book
2024-08-07 09:00 Wed 2024-08-07 17:00 Wed Sunderland - LKQ Academy - UK
Euro Car Parts, Sunderland Unit 2, Sunrise Enterprise Park Ferryboat Ln Sunderland SR5 3RX
EN 7 Book
2024-08-28 09:00 Wed 2024-08-28 17:00 Wed Swansea - C&G Auto Repairs - UK
C&G AUTO REPAIRS EuroRepar Car Service, SA1 Business Park, Langdon Road, Port Tennant, Swansea SA1 8DB, UK
EN 10 Cancelled
2024-08-29 09:00 Thu 2024-08-29 17:00 Thu Avonmouth - LKQ Academy - UK
Euro Car Parts, Avonmouth Fifth Way Bristol BS11 8DT
EN 6 Book