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Refrigeration Applications Certificate

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The Refrigeration Applications certificate provides students with the theory and hands-on training in the operation of refrigeration system design and component application. The certificate program will focus on installation, start-up, service repair and preventative maintenance of commercial and domestic refrigeration systems.

The students will be required to take the EPA 608 Refrigerant Handling Certification, Light Commercial Refrigeration Certification exam and the Electrical Certification exam.

Refrigeration applications graduates will have opportunities to work in the refrigeration industry in one or more of the following areas: service and repair of refrigeration systems, service and repair of domestic refrigeration systems, service and installation of food and vending refrigeration equipment and service and installation of supermarket equipment.

Program Location: Greenwood

Schedule Options: Day or Evening

Contact Information: Keenan Tallent

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Required Courses

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Day or Evening Program

FIRST SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACR 101 Fundamentals of Refrigeration 5.0
ACR 105 Tools and Service Techniques I 1.0
ACR 106 Basic Electricity for HVAC/R 4.0
EEM 107 Industrial Computer Techniques 2.0
   
SECOND SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACR 109 Tools and Service Techniques II 2.0
ACR 131 Commercial Refrigeration 4.0
ACR 140 Automatic Controls 3.0
     
SUMMER TERM Credit Hours
ACR 107 Wiring Diagrams 2.0
ACR 130 Domestic Refrigeration 4.0
ACR 150 Basic Sheet Metal 2.0
ACR 160 Service Customer Relations 3.0
Total Credit Hours: 32.0
 
 

Updated 4/18/2012

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement - The Heating Fundamentals program is dedicated to assisting adult learners in the development of the skills and knowledge necessary to the student’s success and to support their educational goals for employment and professional growth in the Refrigeration field.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Install, repair and service most light commercial refrigeration systems.

  2. Use a wiring schematic in troubleshooting most air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration systems.

  3. Install and service most residential heat pump systems.

  4. Use most of the tools and meters associated with the air conditioning and refrigeration industry.

  5. Calculate residential heat loss and heat gain.

  6. Test and balance air quantities in most heating and air conditioning systems.

  7. Install and service most heating systems including gas, oil, and electric.

  8. Apply Fundamentals for repair, adjustment and maintenance of pneumatic controls used in most air conditioning systems.

  9. Apply safety rules and regulations when working.

  10. Install, repair and maintain most domestic refrigeration systems. 

 

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Advisement Information

  • Courses are offered during day and evening hours.

  • Fall enrollment is best.  If a student wishes to enroll during spring or summer term, advise for general education courses. May also enroll in ACR 107 and ACR 160, but check with department head first.

  • Top-quality equipment costs $1000 -$1200. There is a list at the bookstore or contact Keenan Tallent.

  • If possible, contact Keenan Tallent during the initial enrollment process.

  • Courses are offered during day and evening hours.

  •  If a student wishes to enroll during spring or summer term, advise for general education courses.  May also enroll in ACR 107 and ACR 160, but check with department head first. Fall enrollment is best. 

  • Costs are $1200 - $1500 for top-quality equipment. There is a list at the bookstore or contact Keenan Tallent.
  • If possible, contact Keenan Tallent during the initial enrollment process. 

 Advisement information updated 4/16/2014