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AMP offers online training

UK: Panasonic distributor AMP is taking its air conditioning and heat pump product training online, with five sessions this month.

This latest set of webinars set of webinars cover the service, installation and commissioning of Panasonic’s VRF systems, PACi multi-splits and RAC products. 

The VRF Training module is split into two parts (May 5, 11:00-12:30 and May 6, 11:00-12:00), as is the PACi training (May 13, 11.00-13.00 and May 14, 10.30-12.00). The RAC Training webinar takes place on May 12, 11.00-12.00.

On completion of all five sessions and online assessments, attendees will be provided with a course completion certificate and become eligible for the enhanced warranty programme.

The training sessions are free of charge, and are backed by a host of technical literature and reference guides.

Further information here.

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