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Campus: Larimer Campus

Commercial Refrigeration Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-year (two semester) Certificate in Commercial Refrigeration and enter the workforce. Students explore all phases of commercial refrigeration, electrical components, controls, troubleshooting and repair. This certificate provides training in the diagnosis, service and repair of commercial icemakers, walk-in coolers and freezers, and self-contained refrigeration units. Career path options include various small and large HVACR business repair opportunities.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HVA 101Intro to Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

4

HVA 102Basic Refrigeration

4

HVA 103Basic Electricity

3

HVA 104Electrical Components

4

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HVA 122Commercial Refrigeration

4

HVA 202Troubleshooting and Customer Service

3

HVA 203Industrial Controls

3

GEN EDUCOM 115/125 or MTE 110

3

Total Credit Hours:13
 

Total Credit Hours: 28

Important Program Notes:

Students must complete the corresponding Industry Competency Exam (ICE) for the Commercial Refrigeration certificate. Contact the HVAC/R department for current pricing and to schedule the ICE Exam.