AIRAH Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals – Module 1: Air Filters in HVAC&R

Air Filters in HVAC&R
Module 1 in the AIRAH accredited Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals (Air Systems Fundamentals)

This online course familiarises participants with the application of air filtration for HVAC systems in buildings.

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About this course

This course covers the useful and required information to assist you in selecting and installing air filters. It also identifies the distinct types of air filters and their uses, as well as their specific applications and how to utilise standard air filter test reports and performance criteria. It discusses particulate filters and particulate filtration only. Filters and air cleaning devices for removing odours, solvents, volatile organic compounds (VOC), and gases are not covered.

This course is an individual module in the Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals as part of the Air Systems Fundamentals Certificate.

Topic highlights
  • Why use air filters?
  • Filter performance characteristics
  • Types of air filters
  • Filter test methods
  • Designing and selecting filters
  • Filter installation and maintenance
This module is designed for...

This Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals and its eight modules is suitable for graduate mechanical engineers, technicians, maintenance personnel, and practitioners involved in the design and/or day-to-day operations of HVAC&R systems.


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Delivery method
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Course length
5–8 hours

Following registration, participants will have six weeks to complete the module.

Why enrol?

Whether you’re a recent industry entrant or a seasoned professional, the Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals and its individual units can upgrade your skills and industry knowledge, assisting with your career development.

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Alternatively, register for the AIRAH accredited Professional Certificate in HVAC&R Fundamentals or the Air Systems Fundamentals Certificate (units 1–4). For more information on this online program, please click here.



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