Vancouver Island University

Refrigeration Air Conditioning Mechanic

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Trades and Applied Technology
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Heating, AC, Ventilation and Refrig. Maint. Tech./Technician
Description:This program, offered at the Cowichan Trades Centre, prepares individuals for entry into the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning industry service sector. The program provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of installing, servicing, and troubleshooting all aspects of residential commercial and industrial heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) equipment, as well as customer relations.

Classroom instruction is combined with hands-on practical assignments and sophisticated computer-based instruction. On successful completion, students will receive a Vancouver Island University certificate, CFC handling certification from Environment Canada and the Province of British Columbia.
URL:Refrigeration Air Conditioning Mechanic at Vancouver Island University
Length:10 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,595
Scholarships:1
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic TradesOil and Solid Fuel Heating Mechanics

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    - Grade 12, or equivalent, or mature student status. - Physically fit and good hand-eye coordination. - Successful completion of assessment testing. - Personal profile. - A criminal record check is required.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    - Minimum 17 years of age, unless stated otherwise. - Resume and/or letter of intent and/or references may be required. - Interview may be required. - Math and/or reading and/or trades aptitude test may be required. - Physically fit and able to adapt to working conditions. - Good hand/eye coordination. - Good health, free of vision, hearing or respiratory ailments. - Valid driver’s license will be required for vehicle and equipment operation.

    * 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 August 10, 2017

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