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Refrigeration & Air Conditioning - Geothermal

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Field of Study:Heating, AC and Refrig. Tech./Technician
Description:As a clean energy source with immense potential for development, geothermal energy represents a strong area of growth. There is high demand for skilled professionals who have knowledge and experience related to geothermal use and best practices.

Working in this field requires a variety of skills in mechanical systems, electronics, and basic soldering. You learn to repair and maintain residential and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems. You also learn to install gas lines, liquid lines and other kinds of piping. Basic skills in oxy-acetylene brazing and welding are covered as well as the installation of electrical circuits and controls. Learning in a geothermal environment, you build on your refrigeration and air conditioning training with hands-on experience and courses which are certified through the Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC). Graduates who complete this program will have taken the first steps towards achieving their requirements for CGC national certification.

URL:Refrigeration & Air Conditioning - Geothermal at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,383
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic TradesRefrigeration and Air Conditioning MechanicsOil and Solid Fuel Heating MechanicsSee More...

Admission Requirements


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    High School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

    * 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 October 24, 2013