City & Guilds 6187-21 Award in Brazing Techniques


Commercial and Industrial Pipework and Brazing . 


2 day course for novices 

1 day course for renewals or refreshers. 


Please telephone us for dates and prices. 


A practical hands on programme teaching learners how to braze pipework, associated with the refrigeration industry

This two day Pipe work & Brazing Assessment Course is suitable for persons who have a sound knowledge of refrigeration systems, recovery equipment, instruments, tools and components. The course is designed specifically to meet the training requirements of City and Guilds 

Introduction, issue course notes, course objectives and an explanation of the requirements of the E.P.A. (Environmental Protection Act).
Test to establish retention and understanding.
Safe lighting up and shutting down of a brazing torch. Setting up oxygen free nitrogen purging equipment (pressure and flow control).
Use of swaging tools on various sizes of copper tubing up to 7/8″diameter (Commercial).
Pressure/leak testing to British Standard (BS EN 378) using O.F.N. (Oxygen free nitrogen).
Examine joints internally for cleanliness and penetration.

To understand the requirements of the E.P.A. regarding the construction repair of refrigeration pipe work and the high pressure implications of new refrigerants.
To demonstrate the ability to purge, swage and braze several joints in copper tube, up to 7/8″ diameter (Commercial).
To examine each joint to ensure that cleanliness and penetration has been achieved.
To ensure that Candidates are practised in the use of the special tools and equipment used to install or repair copper pipe work (in small commercial and split unit air-conditioning systems). The course also ensures that approved standards of workmanship are achieved and maintained.

 Please note there are 2 examinations theory and practical.


We do offer a 1 day course, for anyone that wants to renew their qualification. 


If you require Industrial Pipework and Brazing, there is an £80 plus vat surcharge on materials. If you supply your own this will be waived. 


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