|Location of Course
||Refrigeration Skillnet Training Centre, B6 Centrepoint, Rosemount Business Park, Ballycoolin, Dublin 11.
|Methods of Assessment
||Practial Workshop Asseeement & On-line Theory Assessment
|| Understand health, safety, communications issues in the Mechanical Engineering Sector (MES) and its main bodies and organisations
Interpret drawings, specifications, data and describe the use of I.T. in the sector
Describe the tools and the work processes used in the MES sector.
Calculate and quantify from drawings and mark and set out refrigeration plant.
Understand construction methods and the materials used in the MES sector.
Describe the structure and organisation of the RAC industry and its contribution to GDP.
Explain the relationship between cooling systems, energy usage and the environment.
Describe and explain cooling systems and technology.
Explain the basic science of cooling and use charts to calculate quantities.
Describe and explain small cooling system electrics, electronics and controls.
Describe and explain brazing principles and processes.
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||Blended learning course: internet access required.
Note this course is a blended learning course and internet access is required.
Minimum requirements: Explorer / Mozilla, adobe reader, flash player.
||Tel: 01 885 5200
||Working within Refrigeration or Air Conditioning.
|Careers or Further Progression
||Level 2 Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
||The aim of this course is to provide the experienced engineer with the knowledge, skills and certification to work on the installation, service, maintenance, recovery and leak checking of stationary refrigeration, air conditioning or heat pump equipment that contains refrigerants classified as either fluorinated gasses (F-Gas) or Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS).
Workplace absence is reduced through our innovative blended learning programme, training is delivered with 3 day classroom training and 1 day assessment with:
Self learning materials
||Subsidised for Refrigeration Skillnet member companies Fully subsidised for job-seekers (Subject to suitability and place availability)
|Enrolment and Start Dates Comment
||Course Dates: 21st / 22nd May / 4th / 5th June 2013
|| Identify basic terms, principles, units, theory and thermodynamics of vapour compression cycles and refrigerants.
Identify the causes and effects of global warming and climate change.
Identify causes and effects of ozone depletion.
Identify stationary refrigerant, air conditioning and heat-pump system components, functions and leakage risk.
Identify the hazards and safe working practices for the installation, commissioning and handling of refrigerants.
Fabricate, braze and examine pipework.
Undertake pressure testing, evacuation and record completion.
Undertake refrigerant charging, leak checking and record keeping.
Recovery and disposal preparation of refrigerant and oil.
||Two days during week one, 12 days distance study and two days week two which includes assessments .
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