According to new regulations, if you are handling, recovering, supplying, installing, manufacturing, maintaining, servicing or own equipment containing HFC refrigerants in stationary equipment you must have the F-Gas Regulations Certification following EU legislation. It is a legal requirement for engineers working in the UK to be F-gas certified.
This qualification is designed to enable refrigeration and air conditioning engineers to meet legal requirements in relation to the qualifications required to work with Fluorinated Greenhouse Gasses, otherwise known as F Gasses. The F Gas Regulations have been put in place by DEFRA to help EC countries meet the Kyoto protocol targets.
The UKCity & Guilds 2079 qualification, also called F-Gas Certificationis valid in all the EU countries.
You can choose either of the following packages:
City & Guilds Registration and Certification fee of £60 + VAT are additional to the prices above.
The F-Gas qualification covers 4 different categories of personnel according to their activity:
You will achieve a City and Guilds 2079-11 Award in F-Gas and ODS Regulations
Online Course: 3 -10 hours to complete (depending on learning speed). Practical Training & Assessment at any Star Centre: 1 day
This Certification is designed for operatives who install, service and repair refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump systems,
Check each category of activity for the list of requirements.