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Automotive Air Conditioning Refrigerant Handling IMI Level 3 Award (Legislative course)

  • L3

If you work with air conditioning components and systems, you must undertake this course as a legal requirement.

Many motor vehicle technicians have limited experience or qualifications demonstrating their competence in air-conditioning components and systems. This qualification will provide you with the opportunity to develop new Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) skills and enhance existing ones. This DEFRA approved qualification meets the legislative F-Gas requirements for EC842/2006 and annex EC307/2008.


Entry requirements

You will need to be a qualified motor vehicle technician that requires the correct legislative certification for working on vehicle air conditioning systems.

Course content

This course will cover:

  • Refrigerant handling
  • Mobile air conditioning principles
  • System servicing.

Assessment methods

Online examination and practical skills assessment.

Additional information

To take part in this course you will need to provide suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) for use in the College workshops. There is an additional cost of £12 for trips/activities and £24 for uniform.

Course Information & How to Apply

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 day 11/01/2019 Fri 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £250 Vehicle Technology Centre D1207S2 Course in progress
1 day 08/04/2019 Mon 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £250 Vehicle Technology Centre D1207S3 Course in progress


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Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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