What Is Covered
By the end of this course, students will have been exposed to every topic and question that could appear on the EPA 608 Test. By listening to each section of the online course and reviewing the accompanying online manual, you will have the resources you need to pass the test!
To take the full course is just a little over 3 hours. You can access the course anytime of day, it's available 24/7. Just log in and pick up where you left off.
Introduction (20 minutes)
Covers: EPA Wheel, Background, 608 Clean Air Act, 608 test format, Defining a technician, 608 test types, 608 certification, resources/links and Definitions of Section 608 terms and more.
Part 1 (19 minutes)
Covers: Environmental Impacts, Ozone Layer, Stratospheric Air Samples, Classifications of CFC, HCFC, HFC refrigerants, etc., and more.
Part 2 (24 minutes)
Covers: Clean Air Act, Phase out dates, Venting prohibition, Montreal Protocol, and more.
Part 3 (13 minutes)
Covers: System-dependent vs. Self-Contained equipment, 3rd party certification, refrigerant sales restrictions, Recover, Recycle, Reclaim, and more.
Part 4 (17 minutes)
Covers: Refrigerants states and pressures, gauges, service valves, leak detection, leak rate, and more.
Part 5 (26 minutes)
Covers: Recovery techniques, Good evacuation practices, proper documentation, risks of exposure, ASHRAE 34 Limits, Reusable Cylinders, and more.
Type I Test (13 minutes)
Covers: Small Appliances: definitions, evacuation requirements, techniques, pressures & temperatures, methods of recovery, and more.
Type I Assessment
Type II Test
Type II Test - Part 1 (13 minutes)
Covers: High Pressure Appliances: signs of leakage, large system rules, recovery techniques, reducing cross contamination, evacuation requirements, and more.
Type II Test - Part 2 (13 minutes)
Covers: High Pressure Appliances: trigger rate, EPA program dates, refrigeration, pressure temperature relationships, components of high pressure appliances, safety, and more.
Type II Assessment
Type III Test
Type III Test - Part 1 (15 minutes)
Covers: Low Pressure Appliances: signs of leakage, maximum leak inspections, leak inspection requirements, and more.
Type III Test - Part 2 (15 minutes)
Covers: Low Pressure Appliances: leak repair requirements, commerical refrigeration, retrofitting vs. retiring, evacuation requirements, safety, and more.
Type III Assessment