Hydrocarbon Safe Handling (City & Guilds 6187-21)

Eastleigh College
Course summary
1 hour
249 GBP
Next available date: Contact for dates - Eastleigh
Open / Scheduled

Course description

Hydrocarbon Safe Handling (City & Guilds 6187-21):

Delegates will learn the following:

- GWP & ODP What are they?
- Introduction to Hydrocarbons
- Physical properties of Hydrocarbons
- Saturated pressure and temperature details
- Condensing pressures with HC Refrigerants
- Temperature glide and superheat settings
- Lubricants, materials, desiccants and oils
- Flammability and charge size calculations
- Appliance considerations
- Safe working environment and safe practise
- Leak testing, brazing & charging
- Venting and recovery
- Handling, storage and transporting


  • Mixture of theory in classroom and practical assessment in the workshop
  • 1 days training in total that will include a multiple choice written assessment & practical assessment (observation and oral questioning)
  • Practical work consists of brazing a test joint, pressure testing, refrigerant charging and refrigerant recovery.
  • City & Guilds 6187-21 Hydrocarbon Safe Handling - a recognised City & Guilds qualification enabling you to work legally on refrigeration systems using Hydrocarbon refrigerants.

Career Opportunities:

  • No direct progression but potential to study at level 3 within the RAC Industry.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Non-accredited external qualification

About provider

Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College Apprenticeships

Eastleigh College is a General FE College based in Eastleigh, Hampshire specialising in Apprenticeships for 10 years. We have recently launched 'The Apprenticeship Experts' team based at the College in response to our growing success in this area. We offer...

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Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh
SO50 5FS Hampshire

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