Level Three Award in Automotive Refrigerant Handling

Many motor vehicle technicians have limited experience of qualifications demonstrating their competence in air conditioning components and systems. This qualification provides motor vehicle technicians the opportunity to develop new MAC skills and enhance existing ones.

Most importantly, this qualification provides MAC technicians working with cars and car derived vans with a DEFRA approved qualification, which fulfils the scope of Commission Regulation EC842-2006 and Annex to Commission Regulation EC307-2008 for F-gas.

What will I study?

Three mandatory units:

  • AC1 Refrigerant Handling
  • AC2 Mobile Air Conditioning Principles
  • AC3 Advanced Diagnostics for Mobile Air Conditioning and Climate Control Systems

How will I be assessed?

This is assessed by three on-demand online tests and three practical assessments.

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide