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Refrigeration Pipework & Brazing

Refrigeration Pipework & Brazing Course 

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Pipework and Brazing 2 Day Training Course

BESA £415.00+VAT

City & Guilds £475.00+VAT

Who is the Pipework and Brazing course for?

-The course is essential for all personnel who wish to be trained and certified competent in brazing refrigeration & air conditioning copper pipework.

-It is a practically Based course but includes the required training in health & safety areas to enable candidates to competently carry out the correct brazing techniques.

-The British Refrigeration Association has set the criteria for the practical assessment hence this approved industry standards is strictly adhered to ensure the workmanship and that best practices are shown and achieved.

-Someone who is wanting to do a F-GAS qualification but isn’t competent in Pipework and Brazing as this is required in the F-GAS Assessment

How long will the course take?

The Pipework and Brazing course is a 2 Day course running 9.00am-4.30pm

Upcoming Course Dates:

January 2019 – Fully Booked

February 2019 – 27th-28th

March 2019 – Fully Booked 

April 2019 – 4th-5th

May 2019 – 9th-10th 

June 2019 – 10th-11th 

What does the Pipework and Brazing Course cover?

1. General Safety
– General Duties of Employers
– General Duties of Employees
– Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1988 (COSHH) 1.4 Protection Against Burns from Flames and Sparks
– Protection from Fumes
– Transport
– Storage
– Safety
– Gas Cylinders in Fires

2. Refrigeration Pipework
– Introduction
– Copper Tubing
– Soft Drawn
– Hard Drawn
– Cutting Copper Tubing
– Bending Copper Tubing
– Flared Connections
– Swaged Joint
– Fittings

3. Oxy-acetylene Equipment
– Cylinder Safety Precautions
– Acetylene
– Explosion Risks
– Oxygen
– Gas Pressure Regulators
– High Pressure Blowpipe
– Backfires and Flashbacks
– General Preparations
– Setting the Gas Pressures
– Lighting the Blowpipe
– To Shut Down the Plant
– Blowpipe Flame
– The Neutral Flame
– The Carburizing Flame
– The Oxidising Flame
– Power to the Flame
– Brazing Alloys

4. Brazing Techniques
– Cutting and Fitting
– Cleaning
– Proper Fluxing
– Assembling and Supporting
– Purging System with Dry Nitrogen
– Heating and Flowing the Alloy
– Cleaning After Brazing
– Points to Remember
– Caution
– Installation Planning
– Pre-Site Checks
– Pre-Installation Checks
– Pressure Testing

5. Typical Defects – Causes and Remedies


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