Women in RACHP - A day of practical engineering

14 Mar 2024

Expand your knowledge of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps

This event is fully booked.

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Venue: Beijer Ref Academy Unit 609, Street 3 Thorpe Arch Trading Estate Wetherby, LS23 7FS

Bookings:  Sold out. Please contact us to join the waitlist.

On the 14th March the IOR's Women in RACHP Network will hold a training day to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day. The day is open to anyone working in, or who has an interest in, the refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump sector. 


The course will begin at 9:30am and is expected to end at 4.30pm. 

This practical taster session for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump maintenance from the WiRACHP network. This meeting will explain the principles of RACHP and give those taking part the opportunity to gain some hands-on experience.

The programme will include

  • Basic refrigeration cycle.
  • Refrigerant components and their function.
  • Refrigerants and legislation.
  • Air conditioning systems.
  • Heat pumps and heat exchangers.
  • Brazing overview.
  • The use of press fit fittings.

The practical session will include pipe bending and the correct installation of MaxiPro Fittings. Anyone completing the course will receive a certificate of competency from Conex on the use of their press fittings.

Photography warning
Photos will be taken during this event. By booking to attend this event you grant the event organisers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for publicity or other purposes to help achieve the charity's aims. This might include, but is not limited to, the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases, and articles. If you attend the event and do not wish to be photographed please inform an event organiser.

By booking this event you are agreeing to IOR terms and conditions. 



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