British Columbia Institute of Technology

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Foundation

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Program Information

School:British Columbia Institute of Technology
Faculty:School of Energy
Degree:Certificate; Co-op
Field of Study:Heating, AC, Ventilation and Refrig. Maint. Tech./Technician
Description:The Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Foundation program provides a foundation in basic refrigeration system design, installation and service. Training prepares students for entry-level employment in the commercial refrigeration industry. Upon successful completion of this program, students should seek an entry-level position as an apprentice in this field or in other related industries. Graduates who enter the trade within one year of graduation can expect credit for the first level of technical training for the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic apprenticeship.
URL:Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Foundation at British Columbia Institute of Technology
Length:25 Week(s)
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic TradesOil and Solid Fuel Heating Mechanics

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Communications 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
Applicants should have a good command of oral and written English, sufficient physical strength and stamina to meet the demands of the work, good hearing, good eyesight, normal colour vision, manual dexterity, and hand/eye coordination. In addition, applicants should have good theoretical and practical mathematical skills and mechanical aptitude.

* 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 July 29, 2020