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Module 1: Basic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (November)


£375 + VAT (includes tuition, materials, lunch and refreshments)

Group discounts available now on all courses.

Our hands-on basic refrigeration and air conditioning course is a fantastic air conditioning introduction. With small class sizes, the course is highly interactive and is taught by experts in air conditioning and refrigeration.

Course duration and details

The course lasts for 2 days (day 1 08.45 – 17.00, day 2 08.45 – 16.00) and takes place at our Gelderd Lane site (Gelderd Lane, Leeds LS12 6AL, West Yorkshire).

You will:

  • Receive all training manuals including course notes, charts, formulae and relevant exercise work
  • Be provided with buffet-style lunch and refreshments throughout the days

What you will learn on the course

Our basic refrigeration and air conditioning course is based around the principle of learning-by-doing. During the two day interactive air conditioning training course, content will cover:

  • Types of air conditioning systems and their various uses

  • Understanding the parameters for human comfort

  • Building heat gains and losses and basic needs for equipment sizing

  • Basic refrigeration technology with the vapor compression cycle

  • Types of refrigerants and their different uses

  • The environmental impact of air conditioning and refrigerants and how it can be improved

  • Introduction and understanding of Psychrometrics (characteristics of air)

  • Introduction to pressure/enthalpy for refrigerants

  • Practical analysis of systems and their operation

Who is the course for?

This air conditioning introduction training course covers a wide subject field and is ideal for those:

  • New to the industry or with limited experience of A C & R systems
  • Seeking to obtain basic knowledge of A C & R by attending a formal course
  • Keen to use it as a stepping stone to the more advanced Modules 2 and 3

Our air conditioning course trainers

The basic refrigeration and air conditioning course is run by trainers who are highly skilled air conditioning and refrigeration engineers with a broad range of engineering, refrigeration, installation and servicing knowledge.

Previous training participants

Organisations such as BT, Ministry of Defence and Virgin have sent individuals on our training courses. Here’s what our delegates have to say:

I have learned a very clear understanding of the basic principles of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. Great facilities and a smoothly delivered course.

Building Services Engineer, TD Waterhouse

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