Skills Certificate - Commercial Refrigeration

Location: 475 Edison Way
Phone: 775-857-4943
Fax: 775-856-5320
Website: http://www.tmcc.edu/appliedtech/ait-programs/construction-technologies/

The skills developed in this certificate program will help prepare students for entry level positions to install, service, or repair commercial refrigeration systems. Students will gain a basic knowledge of electrical systems and components, schematic reading, and troubleshooting techniques in commercial refrigerations. Students must pass all courses with a score of 70% or higher. This skills certificate will prepare students to take certification exams for: HVAC/R Excellence-Electrical and HVAC/R Excellence-Commercial Refrigeration.

Certificate Outcomes

Students completing the certificate will:

  • Identify, troubleshoot, and repair commercial refrigeration units.
  • Identify, explain, and apply design techniques to commercial Refrigeration systems.
  • Identify, explain, and apply service and repair techniques to commercial refrigeration systems.

Skills Certificates provide training for entry level positions or career advancement and are designed to prepare students to take state, national and/or industry-recognized certifications or licensing exams. Skills certificates are awarded upon completion of coursework and marked on a student's transcripts at the end of the semester (Student are unable to declare intent to complete a skills certificate.) Skills Certificates are not eligible for Financial Aid. 

To earn a skills certificate, students must:

  1. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0
  2. Have no financial or library obligation to the college
Certificate Requirements
AC 102Refrigeration Theory3
AC 107Electrical and Controls for HVAC6
AC 113Schematic Reading for HVAC/R3
AC 150Basic Refrigeration Servicing6
AC 200Commercial Refrigeration I6
Total Units24
Plan of Study Grid
1st semesterUnits
AC 102 Refrigeration Theory 3
AC 107 Electrical and Controls for HVAC 6
AC 198 Special Topics in HVAC 0.5-6
 Semester Total12
2nd semester
AC 150 Basic Refrigeration Servicing 6
AC 200 Commercial Refrigeration I 6
 Semester Total12
 Total Units24