Qatar University (QU), in co-operation with the Ministry of Municipality and Environment, organised a training course for F-Gas Certification, under the auspices of the United Nations Environment Programme, and with the participation of technicians from a number of institutions working in this field.
The training programme aims to qualify and train technical personnel in the field of air conditioning and refrigeration to be professional in this field, in order to become certified trainers in this sector in addition to fulfilling international obligations regarding the use of refrigerant and air conditioning and how to deal with them, in line with the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030 to preserve the environment.
Director of the Radiation Protection and Chemicals Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment Eng Abdulrahman al-Abd al-Jabbar said, "This training programme aims to train technical personnel in the field of air conditioning and refrigeration to become professional in this field to be certified trainers in the areas of air conditioning and refrigeration sector."
"Training comes in line with the United Nations Programme for Protection of Environment and proper use of F-Gas in the refrigeration industry," he added. Head of Dangerous Equipment Section in the Radiation and Chemical Protection Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment Muna al-Emadi said present at the training, which was held remotely due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, were professional representatives from Qatar University's College of Engineering (QU-CENG) Marafeq, Qatar Cool, Aspire, CNA and other entities.