Eligibility: To be eligible for enrollment in the program, the student must meet the following criteria:
Be a registered plumbers and pipe-fitters apprentice.
Description: This degree includes the training for refrigeration to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards
(DAS) Journeyman guidelines for the refrigeration apprenticeship program.
Refrigeration technicians are in high demand. The refrigeration industry is not able to hire the
amount of employees needed to fill the work force and meet the needs of the industry. Students that
are in this apprenticeship program are currently working in the refrigeration industry.
Section 4: Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
Apprenticeship: Refrigeration Apprenticeship Level Five Outline
explain safety hazards with HVACR systems.
explain proper design, testing, and balancing of air distribution.
demonstrate the testing of fluid flow in piping systems.
explain electrical principles necessary for startup and testing.
identify proper documentation requirements to report findings during start, test, and balance operations.
prepare for the proctored UA STAR exam.
describe methods of maximizing energy efficiency of existing Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Refrigeration
demonstrate a service technician's role in customer service.
list conditions of air on a psychrometric chart.
identify jobsite hazards.
This degree includes the training for refrigeration to meet the Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DAS) Journeyman guidelines for the refrigeration apprenticeship program.
(Y1 or S1)
|PLUMB 101||Introduction to the Refrigeration Fitter Apprenticeship||4.5||Y1|
|PLUMB 162||Refrigeration and Customer Service||6||Y1|
|PLUMB 120||Gas Welding and Brazing||2||Y2|
|PLUMB 180||Supermarket Refrigeration||4||Y2|
|PLUMB 190||Air Conditioning Pneumatic and Process Controls||4.5||Y3|
PLUMB 181 Refrigeration Controls and Electrical Troubleshooting 3.5, Y3
PLUMB 192 Pneumatic Controls and Computer Literacy 4, Y4
PLUMB 191 Electrical and Direct Digital Controls 4, Y4
PLUMB 182 Refrigeration and Hydronics Piping 4.5, Y5
PLUMB 161 HVACR Start, Test, and Balance 4, Y5
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship 16, Y1, Y2, Y3, Y4, Y5
PLUMB 101 Introduction to the Refrigeration Fitter Apprenticeship 4.5
PLUMB 162 Refrigeration and Customer Service 6
PLUMB 120 Gas Welding and Brazing 2
PLUMB 180 Supermarket Refrigeration 4
PLUMB 190 Air Conditioning Pneumatic and Process Controls 4.5
PLUMB 181 Refrigeration Controls and Electrical Troubleshooting 3.5
PLUMB 192 Pneumatic Controls and Computer Literacy 4
PLUMB 191 Electrical and Direct Digital Controls 4
PLUMB 182 Refrigeration and Hydronics Piping 4.5
PLUMB 161 HVACR Start, Test, and Balance 4
A minimum of 16 units from the following: 16
PLUMB 298 Work Experience in Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship (1 - 4)
Total Units: 57
The Refrigeration Service Technician Apprenticeship Journeyman Associate in Science (A.S.) degree may be obtained by completion of the required program, plus general education requirements, plus sufficient electives to meet a 60-unit total. See ARC graduation requirements.