Canada's Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Program

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What can you expect from this program/course?

This environmental awareness training program, based on Environment Canada's "Code of Practice for Elimination of Fluorocarbon Emissions in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems", deals with environmentally-correct equipment design, proper handling of refrigerants, and will prepare participants for complying with Federal and Provincial Regulations covering refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Specific topics covered are: Science of ozone depletion, leak detection methods, system charging procedures, special maintenance provisions, and refrigerant recovery, reuse, recycle, and reclamation equipment. This evening course will have 1.5 hours allotted to the final exam. Participants must achieve 75% to receive certification from HRAI 

If students require this course they can take an online version.  Information can be found at https://www.hrai.ca/odp-ods-training

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Canada's Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Program

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What can you expect from this program/course?

This environmental awareness training program, based on Environment Canada's "Code of Practice for Elimination of Fluorocarbon Emissions in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems", deals with environmentally-correct equipment design, proper handling of refrigerants, and will prepare participants for complying with Federal and Provincial Regulations covering refrigeration and air conditioning systems.

Specific topics covered are: Science of ozone depletion, leak detection methods, system charging procedures, special maintenance provisions, and refrigerant recovery, reuse, recycle, and reclamation equipment. This evening course will have 1.5 hours allotted to the final exam. Participants must achieve 75% to receive certification from HRAI 

If students require this course they can take an online version.  Information can be found at https://www.hrai.ca/odp-ods-training

Credentials: Ozone Depletion Prevention Card. Non-Credit.The ODS card earned by taking this course is one part of the requirements for handling Ozone-Depleting Substances. For more information regarding the regulations please see Ozone-Depleting Substances and Halocarbons Regulations - Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act of Alberta

Admission Requirements: This course is for those who require the ODP/ODS Certification for the purchasing and/or handling of refrigerants throughout Canada, to fulfill provincial and federal regulations. This certification is NOT a trade license or trade qualification. All individuals working with refrigerants are able to take this course. See  In order to comply with current legislation, one must possess an HRAI certificate and journeyman status.  If a participant does not have a journeyman status they are still able to take the HRAI certification. For more information on current legislation please visit Ozone-Depleting Substances and Halocarbons Regulation  and Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act