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Check that you meet the minimum requirements for F-Gas certification and find out about the F-Gas training courses we offer
Before you apply for your company F-Gas certificate, please check the table below to make sure you meet our qualifications criteria.
All personnel carrying out installation, commissioning, decommissioning, repairing, maintenance or servicing of stationary refrigeration, air-conditioning or heat pump equipment that contains or is designed to contain F-Gas refrigerants must hold the relevant designated qualifications stated in regulation 2067/2014.
You can also download the scheme Terms of Certification here.
If you need any help or guidance on the below, you can contact our team via our contact form or through our helpdesk on 01768 860 409.
BESA Academy - FGCAT1
BESA Academy - FGCAT2
(To book BESA Academy courses please visit their website)
BESA Academy - FGRCAT1 - online renewal course
BESA Academy - FGRCAT2 - online renewal course
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|Craft certificates (Level 2 QCF)|
|C&G Level 2 NVQ Diploma 6187-01 (unit 230/530)||Diploma in Installing, Testing and Maintaining Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems.|
|C&G Level 2 NVQ Diploma 6187-02 (unit 230/530)||Diploma in Installing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems.|
|C&G Level 2 NVQ Diploma 7189-02 (unit 209/509)||Diploma in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems.|
|Advanced craft certificates (Level 3 QCF)|
|C&G Level 3 NVQ Certificate 6187-03 (unit 230/530)||Certificate in Installing and Commissioning Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems.|
|C&G Level 3 NVQ Certificate 6187-04 (unit 230/530)||Certificate in Servicing and Maintaining Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems.|
|C&G Level 3 NVQ Diploma 6187-04 (unit 230/530)||Certificate Servicing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems.|
|C&G Level 3 NVQ Certificate 6187-05 (unit 230/530)||Certificate in Installing and Commissioning Refrigeration Systems.|
|C&G Level 3 NVQ Certificate 6187-06 (unit 230/530)||Diploma in Servicing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems.|
|C&G Level 3 NVQ Diploma 7189-03 (unit 209/509)||Diploma in Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems.|
We offer F-Gas training courses accredited by BESA Academy.
REFCOM is a subsidiary of the BESA Group, the UK's leading trade organisation for building engineering services contractors.
Through BESA Academy, REFCOM can offer training courses resulting in an F-Gas category 1 or 2 qualification, which is mandatory for REFCOM F-Gas and REFCOM Elite F-Gas company certification.
BESA Academy, in partnership with BESA Affiliate Mitsubishi Electric, has developed an online F-Gas Renewal Course. Aimed at refrigeration engineers who are either approaching the end of their five-year certification period for Category 1 and Category 2 F-Gas or want to ensure they are up to date with the latest mandatory F-Gas requirements.
Are you and your engineers ready for the upcoming legislative changes?
As the environmental legislation drives the sector towards lower global warming potential refrigerants our technicians are increasingly having to deal with and handle flammable refrigerants.
BESA Academy has launched a new short online course ‘Working with Flammable Refrigerants’ to upskill qualified f-gas engineers and technicians to ensure you are aware of the specific requirements which must be applied when handling these refrigerants.
Great news if you are a REFCOM F-Gas or REFCOM Elite member, as you are entitled to a course discount!
New exclusive offer available for 12 months if you are a REFCOM F-Gas or REFCOM Elite member:
REFCOM F-Gas and REFCOM Elite Member cost £195+VAT includes £100 discount
Full cost £295+VAT
BESA Academy’s F-Gas Renewal course updated to meet upcoming legislative changes
BESA Academy’s F-Gas Renewal course now includes an additional module ‘Working with Flammable Refrigerants’ aimed at competent F-Gas engineers and technicians.
Get ahead of your competitors and the upcoming legislative changes by learning about the considerations needed when handling flammable refrigerants whilst renewing your F-Gas qualification.
Exclusive discounts are available to our members £195 +VAT
Standard rate £295 +VAT
Enable your non-technical staff to have a fundamental awareness of F-Gas terminology and regulatory requirements by completing this short online F-Gas Awareness course from BESA Academy in collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric.
If you or your employees speak to F-Gas Engineers on a daily basis or are responsible for ensuring your engineers qualifications are up to date, then this short online course is ideal to give them the confidence and knowledge to communicate with customers and engineers alike, ensuring a professional and efficient service.
REFCOM members receive a discounted rate of £15 plus VAT. Standard price £25 plus VAT.
Develop your industry knowledge and upskill today. BOOK HERE.
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