Sat, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm, 9/23/17 - 5/5/18
150 hours, $2025
A combination laboratory & lecture course in the operation and service of refrigerating equipment. Topics include soldering, brazing, tube and pipe joining and bending, gauge installation, refrigerant charging, system evacuation and dehydration and analysis of refrigeration cycle compression. Electrical issues covered include schematic wiring diagrams, electrical/ mechanical controls, refrigeration systems analysis and operating sequences. Advanced topics include: installation, operating and troubleshooting techniques for commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems. A certificate is issued to successful program completers; 80% attendance is required. Completers of this course are eligible to take the Refrigerant Recovery and Test Prep course for the Universal License at 50% discount. Prerequisite: Some industry experience preferred but not required. High school level literacy. Textbook purchase required.