You may be required to comply with this code if you intend to apply for a refrigerant air-conditioning (RAC) industry permit. This code details the use and management of fluorocarbon refrigerants. It specifies requirements which are mandatory for compliance with the code, and also includes best practice recommendations.
RAC industry permits include all the following:
- refrigerant handling licence
- refrigerant trading authorisation
- RAC equipment manufacturing authorisation
- halon special permit
- restricted refrigerant trading authorisation.
To be eligible for a permit you must demonstrate your knowledge of any standard relevant to work to be carried out under your permit. You must carry out any work under a permit in accordance with the relevant standard.