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HAC 107 - EPA Refrigerant Certification Preparation


Credits: 1
1 Lecture Hours

Description
This course assists students in preparing for the EPA refrigerant usage certification exam. Additionally, the three types of certifications (Type I, Type II and Type III) are reviewed.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Compare past, present and future refrigerants.
  2. Identify safety and environmental issues related to refrigerants and their oils.
  3. Explain the process of recycling, recovering and reclaiming refrigerant.
  4. Describe EPA leak rate and record keeping laws.
  5. Demonstrate through successful completion of practice exams preparedness for the EPA Type I, II and III refrigerant certification.
Listed Topics
  1. Refrigerant ozone depletion potential
  2. Refrigerant global warming potential
  3. Recovery, recycle and reclaiming
  4. Refrigerant chemistry
  5. Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP)
  6. Clean Air Act of 1990 and the law
  7. Refrigerant oils and their application
  8. Transportation of recovery cylinders
  9. Owner’s record keeping responsibilities
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved online learning management system, internet access and specified Personal protective equipment (PPE)
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Quantitative & Scientific Reasoning
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 3/25/2021


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