Commercial Refrigeration Technician Career Major - Overview

Commercial Refrigeration Technician

commercial refrigeration tech
Career Major Length
930 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$2,325.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$6,045.00
Book Costs:
$384.00
Exam Fees:
$25.00
Supplies Costs:
$747.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$16/hr

This career major will introduce students to commercial refrigeration, exploring career opportunities in the refrigeration industry, personal safety and work practices, personal protective equipment, handling pressurized fluids, handling hazardous substances, hand and power tools, and equipment used to test and service various types of refrigeration equipment.  Upon completion of this major and two years of verifiable experience in the refrigeration industry, applicants may apply to take the Oklahoma Mechanical Journeyman Refrigeration test.

Career Major Length
930.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Introduction to HVA/R: Safety, Tools & Equipment
50.00
Principles of Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
45.00
Piping & Piping Practices
60.00
Refrigerants & Lubricants
20.00
Refrigerant Recovery
65.00
Refrigerant Retrofits
32.00
Refrigerant System Components
125.00
Electricity for HVAC/R
48.00
HVAC/R Controls
144.00
HVAC/R Solid State Electronics
16.00
Commercial Systems & Applications
60.00
Multiplexed Evaporator Systems
60.00
Dispensing Freezers
20.00
Transportation Refrigeration Systems
15.00
Troubleshooting Refrigeration Systems
60.00
Load Calculations
20.00
HVAC/R Preventative Maintenance
10.00
HVAC/R Codes, Regulations & Standards
5.00
Professional Services
45.00
Working in the Green Environment
20.00
Workforce Staging
10.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • An ability to read and write at a 10th grade level
  • An ability to compute percentages, measurements and simple fractions
  • A basic knowledge of general and physical science
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights

Student Organizations

Certifications Available