College of the North Atlantic

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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

College of the North Atlantic

Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Heating, AC and Refrig. Tech./Technician
Length:37 Week(s)
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic TradesRefrigeration and Air Conditioning MechanicsOil and Solid Fuel Heating Mechanics


This red seal program offers training in planning, preparing and laying out any cooling system or heat-cooling system that is used in a residential, commercial, institutional or industrial refrigeration setting. Some of the duties include: Install and start up refrigeration and air cooling systems, Service, repair and replace refrigeration and air conditioning piping and components, Interpret blueprints and verbal instruction, Assemble and install refrigeration and air conditioning components, Install and calibrate controls, and Perform leak detection, record keeping and performance test


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    This program requires a High School Graduation Certificate, an Adult Basic Education (Level III) Graduation with General College Profile (or Business Related College Profile or Degree and Technical Profile), or a Comprehensive Arts and Science Certificate.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 16, 2022