IMI Air Conditioning VRQ (On-Site)

Who is it for?

This single unit VRQ, which is approved by DEFRA, is suitable for competent MAC technicians who have completed a previous qualification, which can include ‘in-house’ training. MAC technicians must already have a good understanding of components and the system operation to carry out servicing procedures relating to air conditioning systems.

It contains one mandatory unit:

• AC1 Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006 inc annex EC307-2008)

Assessment Process

The assessment begins with a 30 question on line exam covering the following areas:

  • Air Conditioning system operation (correct pressures and diagnostics)
  • Air Conditioning system components and locations
  • Electrical systems
  • F-gas regulations
  • Kyoto Protocol
  • Montreal Agreement
  • The effect of F-gasses on the environment

Followed by two practical tests which include:

  • Recovery of refrigerant from an external bottle. This includes safe working practices, the correct use of PPE, calculating the quantity of refrigerant to be recovered and leak prevention.
  • Air conditioning service on a vehicle. This includes safe working practices, use of PPE, leak detection, testing of the air conditioning system for correct operation including operating pressures, fan operation, vent temperatures, identification of correct refrigerant, oil quantities and type.

2- 4 Candidates per course
Available onsite

Price: £195 + VAT

Duration: ½ day

Please email or call 0845 600 6048 to arrange your onsite training session.

Price: £195 + VAT

Duration: 1 day

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