24 May

Safe Handling of Refrigerants – Monty Montgomery



    Course 2021 – Safe Handling of Refrigerants

    SAIRAC Port Elizabeth region is pleased to announce our first course for 2021

    Due to Covid restrictions of 15 people per course we will run this course in September and again October 2021.

    This will be 8 evenings per course – 3 hours sessions – 2,7,9,14,16,21,28 & 30th September 2021 and again in on 5,7,12,14,19,21,26 & 28th October 2021

    Having successfully completed this course, Candidates will be required to complete the 2.5 days practical course and Assessment. Successful learners can then apply to SARACCA for registration as an Authorized Refrigeration Practitioner, “Safe Handling of Refrigerants”

    SARACCA registration cost R2530.00 including vat

    This course will be presented by Mr. Geoffrey Montgomery of IETI

    He started his working career in 1982 working at Cape Town City Council, SAF Marine, Transnet and various other building sites.  He is a Qualified Refrigeration Mechanic and Electrician and has passed his NTC 2 in both Electrical and Refrigeration Theory. Working at Industries Education and Training Institute since 2000 as a senior training officer for the Eastern Cape  in both Electrical and Refrigeration trades

    This course is Unit Standard based and covers the knowledge specific outcomes required in the new legislation set out by Pressure Equipment Regulations and administered by SARACCA




    The Knowledge aspects of the following unit standards will be covered in this course:

    Unit Standard 116700             Maintain safety in the handling group 1 refrigerants

    Unit Standard 116334             Identify refrigerants containers, explain handling procedures and discuss the use of refrigerants

    Unit Standard 116223             Demonstrate knowledge of the OHS Act as it applies to employees in the air-conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation industries

    Unit Standard 116355             Handle refrigerant containers and transfer refrigerants into service cylinders

    Unit Standard 116468             Knowledge to the legal requirements of SANS 10147 standard and the Pressure Equipment Regulations cylinders

    International Associate of ASHRAE

        International Associate of I.O.R.


    Contact Celia Blignault on 0833203386/041 4534407

    or portelizabethsecretary@sairac.co.za or pe@kovco.co.za