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Refrigeration Service, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CM_REFR

Control Number: 44008

Not Financial Aid Eligible

The Refrigeration Service certificate is a first level minor certificate that will prepare students to begin a career in commercial and industrial refrigeration as a Refrigeration Technician. The skills gained in this program will give individuals the advantage in crowd of candidates applying for entry level jobs. Completion of this program will prepare the candidate to be employed as a maintenance technician and work toward becoming a journeyman, while also continuing their studies to earn the next level major certificate.

Program Outcome

Prepare students for entry-level employment as a Refrigeration Technician and for industry certifications.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
HVAC A100Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Principles3
HVAC A101Basic Electrical for HVAC-R3
HVAC A102Refrigeration Service3
HVAC A105Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Controls3
HVAC A111Ice Machine Service & Repair3
Total Units15

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Some courses in this program may be offered once per academic year.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
HVAC A100 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Principles 3
HVAC A101 Basic Electrical for HVAC-R 3
Semester 2
HVAC A102 Refrigeration Service 3
HVAC A105 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Controls 3
HVAC A111 Ice Machine Service & Repair 3
 Total Units15