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Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Mechanic

This 40 week program is designed to train you for a career in the home heating, ventilating, and air conditioning trades through classroom instruction, hands-on practical assignments supplemented with computer-based instruction. The program provides a solid foundation in the fundamentals of installing, servicing, and troubleshooting all aspects of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning/refrigeration (HVAC/R) equipment, as well as customer relations. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a Vancouver Island University completion certificate,  CFC handling certificate from Environment Canada and the Province of BC. Students take additional training to receive a Refrigeration Mechanic Year 2 following the RACM program. Please ask about this option. Graduates of the program have found employment in the gas and oil heating trades, the air-conditioning service trade, as well as building maintenance.

Please contact Student Affairs at 250-746-3509 for program information and details on admission requirements.