This course teaches environmental awareness on ozone depleting substances and deals with environmentally correct equipment design and proper handling of refrigerants. Specific theory topics include: science of ozone depletion, isolation valving, recommended components, leak detection methods, system charging procedures, special maintenance provisions, and refrigerant recovery, reuse, recycle and reclamation equipment. Successful participants will receive an HRAI/Environment and Climate Change Canada/BC Ministry of Environment Certificate and a certificate number for refrigerant handling as required under current BC regulation.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of AUTO 0145 for the Fall 2023 term.
Sat Oct 21 (1 day)
- 1 day
- CRN 34253
Class meeting times
|Oct 21||Sat||08:30 - 16:00||Online NE16 Rm. 113|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Training is recognized as an ICBC c.a.r. shop technician upgrade course and counts as eight hours towards your accreditation status.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Describe federal and provincial regulations
- Identify refrigerants
- Explain Code of Practice
Effective as of Winter 2018
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