2009 saw Bitzer Brazil unveil the first CO2 Technology & Training Centre for North and South America.

The initial course to run in 2010 will take place between 20 – 24 September.

Located in Sao Paulo, the centre provides training on safety, design, installation, commissioning, servicing and maintenance.

Bitzer Australia also contributed to the course providing learning material, refrigeration equipment and technical information.

The syllabus, which has been developed by Bitzer engineers, offers five modules: CO2 fundamentals, system safety with CO2 applications, CO2 refrigeration systems, components commissioning, servicing and maintenance procedures.

Components are aimed towards technicians, engineers, designers, installers and students; while delivery is both theoretical and practical.