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Training in Europe – an overview  Natural refrigerant training – drivers & barriers 

Barriers Key reasons for not providing training on natural refrigerants (on a scale from 1 to 5) Investment costs for trainers and training centres

3,2

Unavailability of appropriate facilities

3,1

Lack relevant training material

2,9

Formal training is not needed (on-the-job training is sufficient)

Main reasons for not taking up training on natural refrigerants (on a scale from 1 to 5) Prices for training are too high

3,1

Lack of available training courses

2,9

Mandatory training is not required (on-the-job learning is sufficient)

2,9

2,7

Lack of time

2,8

Lack of expertise

2,6

Access to training is too difficult

2,7

Lack of demand

2,5

Training courses do not offer required quality / content

2,6

Safety concerns related to toxicity, flammability of natural refrigerants Competition in the field and/or the region is too high

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Training providers

2,2 1,6

The survey asked industry representatives about the key reasons for not providing training on natural refrigerants. Training providers identified costs associated with investments in trainers with the adequate skills and setting up the training centres as the key constraint. Unavailability of adequate premises to offer the training as well as lack of relevant training material were also among important barriers for a number of training providers.

Training receivers According to survey respondents the main reason for not taking up a formal training on natural refrigerants is the high cost of such training. For a number of representatives, on-the-job training is sufficient to perform their duties and no formal training is required. Several respondents noted that there is still a gap between the demand and offer as they see that there is either lack of available training courses or they find it difficult to access the training that is being offered.

No plans to use natural refrigerants

Not aware of natural refrigerants

Due to safety concerns related to toxicity, flammability of natural refrigerants

1,9 1,6 1,5

GUIDE TO NATURAL REFRIGERANTS TRAINING IN EUROPE 2017

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GUIDE To Natural Refrigerants Training In Europe 2017  

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GUIDE To Natural Refrigerants Training In Europe 2017  

THE reference tool for those looking for guidance on how to select the right training providers, knowledge sources and partners to build the...

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