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Ozone Layer Protection Awareness for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Systems AUTO 0145

Automotive Mechanics Course

Course details

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.





Course offerings

Fall 2023

Below is one offering of AUTO 0145 for the Fall 2023 term.

CRN 34253


Sat Oct 21 (1 day)

  • 1 day
  • CRN 34253
  • $325.73
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 21 Sat 08:30 - 16:00 Online NE16 Rm. 113

George Ng

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. Training is recognized as an ICBC c.a.r. shop technician upgrade course and counts as eight hours towards your accreditation status.

Learning Outcomes

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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