Hydrocarbons Training

The 6187-21 Safe Handling of Hydrocarbon Refrigerants is a recognised City & Guilds qualification enabling holders of this qualification to work legally and safely on refrigeration systems containing Hydrocarbon refrigerants.

Candidates enrolling on this course must hold current City & Guilds 2079/11 F-Gas Certification or industry equivalent i.e. CITB J11

Course Outcomes:

Candidates will be able to understand and apply hydrocarbons, RAC System installation, testing, and servicing and maintenance techniques.

There will be a two-part assessment by way of multiple choice exam and hands-on practical assessment.

Unit 6187-21-232 Theory

This is a multi-choice paper test of 30 questions and 21 correct answers are required to pass the theory test.

Unit 6187-21-532 Practical

Some of the tasks you will be assessed on:

  • Risk Assessment
  • List and Wear correct PPE
  • List materials/tools required to complete tasks
  • Cordon off safe area to work
  • Eliminate sources of ignition within the safe working area
  • Ensure adequate ventilation
  • Monitor area for hydrocarbon leakage
  • Calculate safe fill weight for recovered hydrocarbon
  • Recover hydrocarbons
  • Vacuum
  • Charge hydrocarbons
  • Un-braze and re-braze hydrocarbons fitting

Full training is provided and is a one day course for up to a Maximum of 4 candidates.

Course Costs:

All costs include:

  • City & Guilds enrollment & certification costs,
  • All materials to complete the course.


ACR Training normally run small class sizes of up to 4 candidates. Due to COVID-19 and our commitment to the total safety of both our candidates and our staff, we have now reduced the class size further. We have increased the number of courses to try to offset the smaller class sizes. 

Running smaller class sizes allows us to one to one training to focus on your individual training needs and allows us to better tailor your training to you.

Due to this, places are limited and go quite quickly. Book your place now!

City & Guilds Certificated6187-21
Hydrocarbon Refrigerants Training Course Dates

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