Core Skills for Refrigeration Occupations

Core Skills for Refrigeration Occupations is comprised of five parts (courses). Each part includes videos, readings, assignments and an exam. Each of the five parts will provide or build upon student’s knowledge and base fundamentals in the Refrigeration Operator stream of Power Engineering regulated by Technical Safety BC in the Province of BC.

Part 1 is designed to provide information and to introduce you to many aspects of legislation, basic mechanics, thermodynamics and heat, plant safety, industrial piping system design and purpose, foundations of blueprints and effective communication.

Part 2 is designed to provide information and to introduce you to welding and pressure vessel welding inspection processes, fundamentals of electricity, DC and AC motors, pumps and compressors, cooling and condenser towers, lubrication and bearings.

Part 3 is designed to provide information and to introduce you to refrigeration fundamentals, HVAC fundamentals, environment systems, and WHMIS.

Part 4 is designed to meet the practical lab exercise requirements to meet the practical qualifying experience as described in the BC Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation (TSBC).

Part 5 contains the final exam, which covers all 5 parts of the Core Skills for Refrigeration Occupations. This course provides review of parts 1–5, a practice exam and the final exam.

Required Manuals

Recommended Supplier: Pan Global 

  1. Pan Global: Refrigeration Plant Operator, Edition 3 (includes Parts 1 & 2)
  2. Pan Global: Academic Supplement (Steam & Refrigeration Tables)
  3. Pan Global: Basic Mathematics & Physical Sciences Problem Solving Workbook for Power Engineering
  4. CSA: B52 - 18 Code

Recommended Manual

  1. CSA: B51-19 Code Book

Meet the Instructor

Jason Craig has been involved in recreation facility operation and maintenance for the past 20 years. He has hands-on, real-world experience in all facets of facility custodial, repair and maintenance. Jason comes with a wealth of knowledge in working with regulatory bodies and is well versed in fire safety, WHMIS and safe work practices. Jason also brings to the program years of project management experience, from small equipment repairs and replacement to large-scale facility upgrades and replacements.

Online Courses, Continuous Intake

This course includes all five parts. Students are provided seven months from the time of registration to complete the course. Upon registration, the instructor will contact students to provide a link and access key to the course. Online courses are not refundable.

Tuition for online courses is non-refundable or transferable.

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