Overview top

This qualification offers experienced automotive technicians the opportunity to develop new skills and enhance existing ones. The qualification is suitable for those technicians who wish to expand their breadth of knowledge in the diagnosis and repair of mobile air conditioning (MAC) and climate control systems.

Importantly, this qualification also incorporates Unit AC1 (K/600/3391) Refrigerant Handling (EC842-2006). This unit is approved by Defra for MAC technicians (working with cars and car derived vans) who handle F-Gas. Therefore on the completion of this qualification, technicians will hold a valid certificate (attestation) to legally recover F-Gas

Entry Requirements top

This qualification offers experienced automotive technicians the opportunity to develop new skills and enhance existing ones. The qualification is suitable for those technicians who wish to expand their breadth of knowledge in the diagnosis and repair of mobile air conditioning (MAC) and climate control systems.

Assessment top

The assessment ensures rigour and quality of assessment by measuring the candidate’s underpinning knowledge, including F Gas regulations. Learners must demonstrate the learning outcomes by following and achieving two assessment components:

IMI practical assessment

IMI external online test

Professional Opportunities top

Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate which shows they are compliant.

Further Information top

For all enquiries relating to the F Gas and ODS regulations contact the environment agency: f-gassupport@environment-agency.gov.uk

National customer contact centre tel no. 03708 506506

Dates & Fees

Contact us for current course dates and fees.

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