Commercial Refrigeration Technician
The Commercial Refrigeration Technician Certificate program will provide students with the knowledge and skills pertaining to the maintenance and repair of ice machines as well as both medium and low-temperature walk-ins, reach-ins, and supermarket refrigeration. Previous experience in refrigeration is not required to enter the program.
After completing the program, which consists of both lecture and lab experiences, the graduate will be prepared to seek employment as an entry-level technician as a refrigeration mechanic or general facilities repair person.
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Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 28
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Required Program Courses
|ARCTK 119||BLUEPRINT READING - CONSTRUCTION ||1|
|REACT 110||INTRODUCTION TO REFRIGERATION ||4|
|REACT 112||RESIDENTIAL AIR CONDITIONING ||4|
|REACT 118||ELECTRICITY AS IT APPLIES TO HVAC/R ||4|
|REACT 119||SHEET METAL FOR HVAC/R ||2|
|REACT 120||RESIDENTIAL FURNACES ||4|
|REACT 130||LIGHT COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION ||4|
|REACT 131||COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION AND ICE MACHINES ||4|
|REACT 139||RESIDENTIAL SYSTEMS INSTALLATION ||1|
Students must provide the following items: safety glasses with side shields, work gloves, basic scientific calculator, and thumb drive. After completion students can pursue the HVAC Technician Certificate or HVAC/R Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree.
Recommended Course Sequence
|Fall Semester 1||REACT 110; REACT 118; REACT 119; REACT 120; REACT 112; ARCTK 119|
|Spring Semester 1||REACT 139; REACT 130; REACT 131|
Program Contact Information
Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department
Illinois Career Cluster
Architecture and Construction