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Training & Events

10th April 2024

Beijer Ref offers sustainable solutions

UK: Wholesaler Beijer Ref is hosting two major events in Solihull and Waltham Abbey this month showcasing the latest products and technologies, with interactive presentations and hands-on demonstrations.
10th April 2024

Webinar covers latest HVACR developments

ITALY: Centro Studi Galileo is hosting a free webinar on April 16 covering industry best practices, safety and tools.
10th April 2024

Entries invited for lower GWP award

USA: Entries are invited for this year’s Lower GWP Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Innovation Award for projects in developing countries that reduce GWP through RAC management.
4th April 2024

Daikin training heralds R290 Altherma launch

BELGIUM: Daikin has initiated the second phase of its certified partner programme in preparation for the arrival of the Altherma 4, its first heat pump with R290 refrigerant.
30th March 2024

Webinar discusses latest F-gas regulation

FRANCE: Refrigerant supplier Climalife is hosting a webinar on April 15 explaining the solutions for refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pumps under the new European F-gas regulation 2024/573.
28th March 2024

Topical talks at Bath breakfast meeting

UK: The next South West South Wales Refrigeration Society breakfast briefing will feature talks from three experienced and knowledgable speakers on varied refrigeration and air conditioning topics.
17th March 2024

NZ professor brings fridge workshops to UK

UK: Don Cleland, a professor of process engineering at Massey University in New Zealand, is hosting a series of refrigeration workshops in London this summer.
3rd March 2024

Green Skills Hub opens in Stockport

UK: A new Green Skills Hub has opened its doors at Stockport College in a bid to tackle the UK’s green skills gap.
20th February 2024

Carrier Germany increases heat pump training

GERMANY: Carrier Germany is offering new hydraulics training courses  at its training centre on the IKKE campus in Duisburg to support the growing demand for heat pump expertise. 
19th February 2024

Manchester receives heat pump training boost

UK: A partnership between Daikin UK, the Quantum Group and the Green Skills Academy will deliver heat pump training for college tutors and staff at nine Greater Manchester colleges.
4th February 2024

Discussing the skills shortage

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration’s Education and Training Committee is hosting an online discussion this week on tackling industry skills shortages.
26th January 2024

Star takes fair approach to apprenticeships

UK: Glasgow-based Star Refrigeration will be promoting the benefits of the industrial refrigeration and heating industry at the annual Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair next month.
25th January 2024

Taking press fittings to college

UK: Conex Bänninger haș worked with Dudley College of Technology to provide training in the installation of its >B< MaxiPro press-fit range of copper fittings.
21st January 2024

IoR launches online Masterclasses

UK: The Institute of Refrigeration (IoR) is launching a series of free-to-access monthly Masterclass webinars, aimed at supplementing teaching in training centres for those entering the industry. 
18th January 2024

TCUK takes heat pumps on the road

UK: Carrier is to take its latest heat pump products on the road in a new 3.5 tonne, 6.5m long mobile demonstration unit. 
16th January 2024

Cold Chain Federation reveals Summit speakers

UK: The Cold Chain Federation has announced three expert keynote speakers for its second Cold Chain Climate Summit on March 13.
13th January 2024

Heat pumps – the big question

ITALY: Controls manufacturer Carel is to host a free webinar on the current technologies and policies regarding the heat pump market. 
6th January 2024

Net zero refrigerated transport webinar

UK: The next Institute of Refrigeration webinar on the topic of net zero industrial refrigeration and food and drink manufacturing takes place on January 17.
10th November 2023

Daikin UK teams up with HSS Training

UK: Daikin UK has teamed up with training company HSS Training to offer reduced-rate skills and F-gas training.
19th January 2023

Business Edge offers flammables training

UK: Hampshire-based training provider Business Edge is now offering flammable refrigerant courses aimed at increasing awareness and improving competency in the safe use of hydrocarbon refrigerants in split systems.
26th May 2021

AHU system design and application

UK: Ciat UK is introducing a CPD training course on the design and application of airside heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems.
22nd March 2021

Carrier offers CPD training online

UK: Air conditioning installers and consultants in the UK are being invited to participate in Carrier’s latest CPD courses online via webinar.
2nd February 2021

BESA launches heat pump training online

UK: The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is launching an online heat pump installation training course to help fill the skills gap in this area.…
5th August 2020

Panasonic offers CO2 refrigeration courses

UK: Air conditioning and refrigeration manufacturer Panasonic has announced details of a new series of online training sessions in the use of CO2. The first…
28th July 2020

Carrier offers chiller efficiency courses

UK: Carrier is offering three new online CPD courses focusing on chiller efficiency and compliance in relation to the latest European and UK regulations.  The…
22nd July 2020

Panasonic offers indoor air quality courses

UK: Panasonic has added indoor air quality as a topic to its CIBSE-accredited portfolio of CPD courses. This new CPD, which can be taken online, is…
15th May 2020

Business Edge re-opens on June 1

UK: Training provider Business Edge is reorganising its refrigeration and air conditioning training centre and practical workshops with a view to re-opening on June 1. …