Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

Not too hot, not too cold - learn how to keep people and products comfortable!

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic’s install, maintain, repair and overhaul residential central air conditioning systems, commercial and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems, and combined heating, ventilation and cooling systems. On any given day, you could find yourself saving an entire industrial fridge of food or simply making an air conditioner work more efficiently, but whatever you’re doing, you’re solving problems for people in need.

Recommended Student Characteristics and physical activities of the program.


Program Details:
 25 week (750 hours)
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Outcome:   Graduates of this program may receive credit for Level 1 apprenticeship technical training and may also be granted practical credit from the Industry Training Authority.

Employment Opportunities:  Appliance Dealerships; Gas and Electric Utility Companies; owners of Rented Commercial Appliance Service Companies; Department Stores; and, Appliance Manufacturer's own Service Departments; and, some choose to run their own businesses.

    Location:  Penticton Campus

    Training Schedule:  Intake Dates

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Students working on systems in shop settings  Students working together in shops learn how important teamwork

Women in the trades are highly respected for what they can bring to their trade  Basics are covered in the foundation program making students job ready