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Recognized training for the “Environmental Qualification: Halocarbons”

Some refrigeration mechanics do not have to take an upgrading course to obtain the Environmental Qualification: Halocarbons, since they have already taken training recognized by the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC). They include:

Refrigeration mechanics who hold or have taken:

  • A DEP in refrigeration obtained after January 1, 1995;

OR

  • The “Récupération de réfrigérants” module in the vocational training program on refrigeration (5075);

OR

  • The "Utilisation et récupération de réfrigérants" module in the vocational training program on refrigeration (5315);

OR

  • Training in awareness of environmental impacts offered by the Commission de la construction du Québec (CCQ) or the Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale (MTESS).

Certificates - Refrigeration mechanics who hold:

  • A certificate of training on handling of CFCs/HCFCs/HFCs from the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI) obtained after January 1, 1994;

OR

  • A certificate of training on recycling of halocarbons from the Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES), obtained after January 1, 1994;

OR

OR

  • A valid “Atmosphere Protection Environmental Certification” for refrigeration mechanics issued by the Manitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association (MOPIA).

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