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ODP- Canada's Ozone Layer Protection Awareness Program

CFC 1482

By law, the removal, discharge, handling and disposal of refrigerants that contain ozone depleting substances and other hydrocarbons such as CFCs, HCFCs or HFCs must be performed by a certified technician.

The course (which includes a participant manual) deals with environmentally-correct equipment design, proper handling of CFC/HCFC/HFCs, and will prepare participants for complying with provincial regulations covering refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Participants who attend the course, and successfully achieve a mark of 75% or higher on the exam, will receive certification in the form of an Ozone Depletion Prevention (ODP) card, from the HRAI (Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute).

This course is suitable for residential, commercial, industrial, domestic, automotive and mobile applications. Specific topics covered are: CFCs and the ozone layer, isolation valving, recommended components, leak detection methods, system charging procedures, special maintenance provisions, and refrigerant recovery, reuse, recycle and reclamation equipment.

Topics include:

  • CFCs and the Ozone Layer
  • Global efforts to reduce CFC/HCFC/HFC emissions
  • The significance of the refrigeration and air conditioning industry
  • The Code of Practice
  • Minimizing emissions
  • Recommended standard practices
  • Commercial/Industrial systems
  • Residential systems
  • Domestic sppliances
  • Mobile systems
  • Summary of current federal regulations on CFC's and halons
  • Recovering, reusing, recycling, and reclaiming techniques
  • Provincial regulations
  • Supplementary information for the recommended standard practices

This is now an online course, delivered by an instructor using Video technologies.
Course fee includes online participant manual and exam.


  • Fall - None required


  • CFC 1402

Scheduled Dates

CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
Delivery Method
Fee Availability
11173TueNovember 1, 2022 to November 8, 202206:10 pm - 09:10 pm7Monthly Intake Online ONLINE$252.65
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