F-Gas Training Courses

Courses on working with fluorinated gases


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These courses pertain to safely and effectively working with and around fluorinated gases in the air conditioning, refrigeration and similar industries. The courses you can find here are accredited by City & Guilds.

Each of these F-gas training courses are available at any of EAP Training's purpose-built training centres. 

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 A person checking Refrigerant levels on an air conditioning unit

F-Gas & ODS Regulations - (Category 1) Handling Fluorinated Gases and ODS

£XXX  per candidate

This 5-day course is designed for candidates who work with fluorinated gases and/or ozone-depleting substances. Candidates will learn the knowledge and practical skills surrounding leak checking, recovery, installation and the servicing and maintenance of stationary refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment.

Course content is as follows:


  • Identify basic systems, terms, principles, units and how these relate to theory and thermodynamics of vapour compression 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 systems components, functions and leakage risk
  • Identify the hazards and safe working practices for the installation, commissioning and handling of refrigerants


  • Fabricate and examine pipework
  • Undertake pressure testing, evacuation and record completion
  • Undertake refrigerant charging, leak charging and record keeping
  • Undertake recovery of refrigerant and oil and prepare for disposal

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 A commercial air conditioning unit

F-Gas & ODS Regulations (Category IV) Leakage Checking 

£XXX per candidate

This course is specifically designed for candidates involved in leakage checking in compliance with F-gas and ODS regulations, as per the requirements set out under the Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2009.

This course culminates in both theory and practical assessments

Course content is as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Health & Safety requirements
  • Regulations & legislation
  • Safe handling of refrigerants
  • Refrigerant properties
  • Record keeping

  • Refrigerant and AC systems
  • System efficiency
  • Measuring System Performance
  • Leak testing
  • Theory assessment
  • Practical assessment

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