This Defra-approved qualification offers a single unit solution that provides experienced automotive technicians with evidence that they meet the minimum F-gas requirement (EC842/2006 and annex EC307/2008). All technicians working with cars and car derived vans, must have achieved as a minimum requirement, a refrigerant handling qualification which fulfils the European Union F-gas Regulation (EC842/2006 and Annex to Regulation EC307/2008). Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate which shows they are compliant
You must be trained and working as an automotive technician.
You will learn the EU F-gas legislation (517/2014) that replaces the 2006 regulation and came into force from January 2015.
You will need to complete two assessment components set by IMI Awards: a practical assessment and an external test (online or paper- based).
IMIAL Award In Refrigerant Handling
Please enrol online, in person, or call 020 8443 3821. When your fees have been paid, Auto Body and Paint will contact you to confirm your start date.
No, this course does not require an interview.
New EU F-gas legislation (517/2014) replaces the 2006 regulation and came into force from January 2015. F-Gas Regulation Guidance Important note: training and certification in the 2014 F-Gas Regulation are based largely on the existing requirements in the 2006 regulation. Existing qualifications remain valid.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 0208 443 3821. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.