IMI L3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling

Course Aim

All Mobile Air Conditioning (MAC) technicians working with cars and car derived vans, must have achieved as a minimum requirement, a refrigerant handling qualification which fulfils the European Union F-gas Regulation (EC842/2006 and Annex to Regulation EC307/2008).


Course Objective

The assessment ensures rigour and quality of assessment by measuring the candidate’s underpinning knowledge, including F Gas regulations. Candidates must demonstrate the learning outcomes by following and achieving two assessment components which are set by IMI:

  • Practical assessment
  • External online test

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Assessment & Certification

A: Online Test and Practical Assessments

C: IMI L3 Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling (ID No: 500/6771/0)

Course Programme Details

Group size 4-6 (1-day Course Inc Registration, Exam & Certification)

Lunch & Refreshments provided

Delivery On site/Off-site: Off-site Delivery at NLGGTA Facility Enfield

Cost £250 per Candidate


Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate which shows they are compliant.


This course only provides the knowledge and skills required to work on live automotive air conditioning and climate control systems.

This qualification assumes the candidate will already hold a good level of vehicle repair and maintenance understanding. It does not prove that someone is competent to work on these systems and does not provide training for a candidate to dismantle air conditioning systems and related components.

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