Nova Scotia Community College

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Field of Study:Heating, AC and Refrig. Tech./Technician
Description:This is an excellent program for a person with many different interests. Refrigeration and Air Conditioning requires a variety of skills—in mechanical systems, electronics and basic welding. You’ll learn to repair and maintain residential and commercial refrigeration and air conditioning systems. You’ll also learn to install gas lines, liquid lines and other kinds of piping. Basic skills in oxyacetylene brazing and welding are covered as well as the installation of electrical circuits and controls.

This program is a first step on the path towards Journeyperson Certification in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic trade. Certification is compulsory through the Department of Labour and Workforce Development. Graduates of this program will be eligible for transfer credit upon registration in the Provincial Apprenticeship Program.
URL:Refrigeration & Air Conditioning at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:1 Year(s)
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