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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.


  • Winter - None required


  • CFC 1402

Scheduled Dates

CRN Day Date Time Hours Location/
Delivery Method
Instructor Fee Availability
11653SatJanuary 16, 2021 to January 16, 202108:40 am - 04:10 pm7Distance EducationKeith Durling$220.00
11654SatFebruary 20, 2021 to February 20, 202108:40 am - 04:10 pm7Distance EducationKeith Durling$220.00
11655SatMarch 27, 2021 to March 27, 202108:40 am - 04:10 pm7Distance EducationKeith Durling$220.00
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