You’ll be in high demand and enjoy global career opportunities providing and maintaining important technical processes in buildings and industrial plants.
Our Refrigeration Plant Operator certificate gives you flexibility to enrol anytime and finish your coursework at your own pace while you continue working.
This comprehensive online course includes 17 modules, practical lab exercises, module quizzes and a final exam. The course is approved by the Technical Safety BC and is one of the requirements needed to challenge the Refrigeration Operator's certificate of qualification.
*Note: The TSBC Refrigeration Operator examination is set forth by the Standardization of Power Engineers Examination Committee of Canada (SOPEEC). The practical lab exercises are intended to meet the practical qualifying experience as described in the BC Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation (TSBC).
Refrigeration Plant Operator Practical Competency Tasks
Tasks and demonstrations listed are minimum a Refrigeration Plant Operator Power Engineer trainee level.
The candidate is expected to be able to answer examination questions as they relate to the equipment they have gained refrigeration plant experience on (candidate must have access to plant) including:
Schematic flow diagrams of systems including:
Types of compressors used
Pressures and temperatures and Methods of capacity control.
Safety devices and operational controls installed on systems to ensure safe and efficient operation.
Compressor and refrigeration system maintenance procedures to be in place to ensure safe refrigeration plant operation as well as ensuring compliance with the required Act, Regulations and Codes.
Students have 7 months from the time of registration to complete the online course. There is approximately 120 hours of course work to complete the course including a practical lab and required exams. Students are required to purchase their textbooks from Pan Global: https://panglobal.zohostore.com/.
Pan Global: Refrigeration Plant Operator, Edition 2, Parts 1 & 2
Pan Global: Academic Supplement (Steam & Refrigeration Tables)
Pan Global: Basic Mathematics & Physical Sciences Problem Solving Workbook for Power Engineering
Pan Global: Extract of CSA Standards: B51-09 Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Pressure Piping Code & B52-05 Mechanical Refrigeration Code
If necessary, a two month extension can be granted for an additional charge.
Refer to the Refrigeration Plant Operators: Online course outline for further details.