AC & Refrigeration Training and Certification (EPA Type I open Book)
There is also a motor-vehicle AC certification, known as the EPA Section 609 exam which is also available from Mainstream on line, but this certification is only for servicing vehicles used on the road and does not apply to boats. There are also more in-depth certifications (Type II, Type III and Universal) that would allow you to service larger systems or split systems, these certifications require a Mainstream proctored exam. Details on Mainstream’s more in-depth training and certification services can be found at www.epatest.com.
Directions for Use:
This is the EPA required “Small Appliance” certification that will allow you to purchase supplies and refrigerant as well as service any small unitary air conditioning or refrigeration system on your boat that contains less than 5 pounds of refrigerant. The complete training and open-book certification exam is available on-line. This on-line course contains everything you need to learn and successfully pass the certification exam, including a detailed training manual and interactive practice sessions. This Open-Book Type I on-line exam is $24.95 for your training materials and first test then $5.95 for any retest that might be needed. However, with our excellent training material you should pass the first time.