Basic Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning
About the Course
This course is suitable for fitters and technicians entering the refrigeration and air conditioning industry. The course deals with the basics of refrigeration process, refrigeration systems, and types of refrigerants, system components and electrical components. The course is designed in such a way that there is an optimum blend of theoretical knowledge and hands-on training.
This program is intended for secondary school graduates, job seekers and interested individuals.
Benefits of Attending
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills in the numeracy and English Language.
- Apply workshop safety regulations to prevent and avoid accidents.
- Understand the principles of refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
- Identify Basic Tools for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration.
- Assemble and disassemble of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration units.
- Carry out Tubing, Piping, and Soldering processes.
- Carry out component testing
- Read wiring diagram and test conduct electrical testing.
- Carry out Leak testing, system vacuum and charging
- Recover and recycle of refrigerants
The course consists of the following topics:
- Health and Safety at workshop
- Numeracy and Communication skills
- Basic concepts of Refrigeration
- Tools and equipment of Ref. and A/C
- General good service practices
- Tubing, Piping, and Soldering
- Recovery, recycling and reclaim
- Component testing (thermostat, timer, fan motor, selector switch, and compressors)
- Leak, vacuum, and charging
- Recovery and recycling of refrigerants
Learning and Teaching Strategies
The course is delivered through a project-based learning blended with classroom teaching, tutorials, online (web-based), laboratory work, workshops, supervised projects, and workplace experience. Concept or knowledge learning is enhanced with vocational and contextualized learning environments, hands-on, and practical training. Formative and summative assessments which aid in addressing students’ need and extent of their learning may include:
- Tutor-directed activities
- Performance-based tasks
Certificate of completion – Bahrain Polytechnic
Achieve minimum of 80% attendance and 60% in all assessments
The course consists of 200 notional hours that extends over 3 months/ 12 weeks (full time) period of time.
- Secondary school graduate with any background especially technical school.
- Good command in English language is required.