Continuing Education

RACM111 - Canada's Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Program

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Course Overview

This course was developed by the federal government in association with the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), and the content is in general accordance with Environment Canada’s Code of Practice for Reducing CFC Emissions in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems.

Examine the Code and increase your knowledge about refrigerant recovery, reuse, recycle and reclamation equipment by enrolling in Canada’s Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Program. Discover how refrigerants affects automotive, residential, commercial, and industrial applications.

Explore the effects of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), halons and hydrochlofluorcarbons (HCFCs) on the atmosphere. With the handy reference training manual, you can deepen your understanding of the environmentally correct equipment design and proper handling of these substances. The skills gained in this program will enhance your awareness about the environmental and health problems resulting from ozone depletion.

Students who successfully pass the in-class final exam with a mark of 75% or higher, will earn the Ozone Depletion Substances (ODS) Certificate. The certificate is issued by HRAI, and is valid in all provinces.

NOTE: ODS Certificate by HRAI. While valid in all provinces, the ODS Certificate does not authorize recipients to conduct servicing procedures.

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: class is scheduled in-person, with face-to-face instruction
  • Blended: class has a portion of face-to-face and online interaction
  • Hyflex: class has a flexible structure where it's optional for students to attend sessions in the classroom, participate online, or do both.
  • Remote Live Delivery: replaced online synchronous, where classes are fully online and scheduled at a specific time for students to attend.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: replaced online asynchronous, where students can engage with online class content at different times.
  • Remote Independent: online learning where content is self-led and no instructor.
  • Work Placement: class is a work placement
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