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Category I

  • F Gas Regulations Certification

Topic Aim:

To prepare Category I engineers for the new theory and knowledge test for F- Gas certification - City & Guilds 2079.


Topic Objectives:

By the end of this topic you will be able to:

  • Describe the International System of Units (SI) applicable to the refrigeration industry
  • Explain reasonable operating temperature differences for condensers and evaporators.
  • State the four stages of the basic vapour compression cycle, and describe their structure and function.
  • Explain the relationship between pressure and temperature, and its effect on the heat transfer properties of a refrigerant.
  • Explain how heat is transferred during the evaporation and condensation stages of the vapour compression cycle.
  • Define the terms sensible heat, latent heat, subcooling and superheat.
  • Explain how the phase change of zeotropic fluids is different to standard single substance or azeotropic blend refrigerants.
  • Describe the characteristics of zeotropic refrigerants.
  • Explain how key international Protocols and Regulations directly affect the refrigeration industry.
  • Describe the functionality, advantages and disadvantages of components used in refrigeration/air conditioning systems.
  • List the contents required in plant/system records
  • Describe the hazards associated with handling F Gas refrigerants.
  • Explain the precautions to be adopted when handling different F Gas refrigerants.

Areas covered in this module:

  • International System of Units
  • Vapour Compression Cycle
  • General characteristics of zeotropic blends
  • Protocols and Regulations
  • Ancillary components
  • Maintaining records
  • Refrigerant handling hazards
  • Quiz

FG01 - Cat I Certification £200.00
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