Here at Hal training, we try our best to include all the information you need to be able to choose your course.

Here are a list of popular questions and answers we receive.

How up-to-date are your courses?
Our courses are completely up-to-date. We keep in constant touch with the awarding bodies, the Institute of Refrigeration, and we keep our own knowledge updated to ensure that the training you receive is current and in accordance with industry needs.

What is the instructor like?
Our instructors, are very experienced and highly qualified. Patience and being enthusiastic are their watchwords! We are passionate about giving value for money and ensuring that every trainee goes away having got what they paid for and are happy to tell others of their experience.

What qualifications does the regrigeration instructor have?
Our Instructors are assessors for Safe Handling of Refrigerants/Ammonia, and also for BESA FGAS / Pipework and Brazing Commercial and Industrial. They are also Assessors for City & Guilds 2078/2079, Units 001/002 (Handling Refrigerants) and Units 003/004 (Handling Ammonia)and 7543/001/002 mobile air conditioning We are also Logic FGAS provider (level 3)

What certificate will I receive?
This depends on which course you attend. Different courses lead to different qualifications. We offer the following certification:

1. BESA Safe Handling of Refrigerants
2. BESA Pipework and Brazing (industrial/ commercial)
3. City and Guilds Pipework & Brazing
4. City & Guilds 2079 Units 001/002 FGAS all categories
5. City & Guilds 2078 Units 003/004 (Ammonia)
6. H.A.L. Certification of Competence / electrical/ welding/oxy gas fuel safety
7. City & Guilds 2382/18 EAL – 18th Edition
8. City and Guilds/ EAL Pat testing
10. BS4872 TIG, MIG, STICK
11. City and Guilds level 2/3 Hydrocarbon 6187/21 & 6187/31
12. LOGIC level 3 safe handling of refrigerants
13. City and guilds Mobile air conditioning 7543/001 and 002

8.What other types of training do you provide?
As part of a larger training company DETA 2000 Ltd, we can offer PAT testing, passport to safety, CIEH Health & Safety, bespoke welding training, abrasive wheels, oxy gas fuel safety training, torque training, ammonia awarness and forklift truck training courses. We also provide bespoke training courses for engineering companies throughout the UK.

9.Do you have a Course for MOD Personnel?
Yes we do, you can view our page here.
Fifteen Day courses are ELCAS approved and are 100% level 3

10.Do many people fail?
No, they do not. Student numbers are kept to single figures, which gives the instructors enough time to spend with each candidate. A policy of continuous assessment is carried out from the first day of the course. If a candidate experiences any difficulty with any section of the course the instructor devotes extra time to helping him/her.

11.What does H.A.L. stand for?
Heat, Air, Liquids

12.What accommodation is available?
There is a wide choice of accommodation in the local area, from economy to luxury. Click here for a selection of hotels that are close to our training centre.

13.Do HAL Install and repair domestic and industrial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning equipment?
Yes, HAL now offer a full service of installation and repair.

14. Do HAL training offer training on company sites?
Yes we do. If the course can be delivered onsite, you have the facilities and training room, We can deliver this onsite. Please note an extra cost will occur. To be cost efficient we recommend a minimum number of candidates, depending which course you require.

15. When do I have to pay for my course?
All course funds must be paid on or before the first day of the course. Unless you are a company we work with then you have to pay within 30 days of the invoice date. If you have any issues with payment, please contact us and we will be happy to help you.