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Commercial Refrigeration Technician

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 27 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Commercial Refrigeration Certificate program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills pertaining to the maintenance and repairing of ice machines as well as both medium and low temperature walk-ins, reach-ins, and supermarket refrigeration. After completing the program coursework consisting of both lecture and lab experiences, the graduates will be prepared to seek employment as entry-level technicians as refrigeration mechanics or general facilities repair persons.

Program Accreditation:
The HVAC/R programs at Illinois Central College are fully accredited by the PAHRA (Partnership of Air Conditioning and Heating and Refrigeration Accreditation). The PAHRA is supported by the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), the American Society of Heating and Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), the Council of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Educators (CARE), the Gas Appliance Manufacturing Association (GAMA), the Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI), and the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors-National Association (PHCC).

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
REACT 110; REACT 111

Spring Semester 1:
REACT 112; REACT 113; ARCTK 119

Summer Semester 1:
REACT 118

Fall Semester 2:
REACT 130

Spring Semester 2:
REACT 131


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ARCTK 119BLUEPRINT READING - CONSTRUCTION 1
REACT 110REFRIGERATION I 4
REACT 111AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS I 3
REACT 112REFRIGERATION II 4
REACT 113AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS II 3
REACT 118ELECTRICITY AS IT APPLIES TO HVAC/R 4
REACT 130COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION AND ICE MACHINES I 4
REACT 131COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION AND ICE MACHINES II 4

For Program Information Contact:

Agricultural and Industrial Technologies Department

Dirksen Building
Room 9
(309)694-5293

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