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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning 1 Year (full-time)
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Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Craftsman

1 Year (full-time)

Course Code ACR

This course teaches persons the skills necessary to install, diagnose and repair Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration systems for both commercial and residential buildings. Trainees will be able to run start up systems, test lines to detect leaks and record the readings taken to ensure that the system is functioning satisfactorily.

Entry Requirements

Students are required to complete two 3-hour sessions per day, amounting to 30 hours per week a trimester

  • THREE CSEC Subjects
  • OR
  • Open Campus Introduction to Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
    YTEPP level One Certificate in related skill area
    SERVOL level One Certificate in related skill area
    CCC level One Certificate in related skill area
  • OR
  • At least six months experience working in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

All programmes include both theory and practicals.


Graduates will receive an NESC Certificate which allows direct entry into NESC's 2-year Level III Diploma programmes.

TUITION Fee: $8500

(payment plan available)

Registration Fee: $500

(non refundable)

Other fees may be applicable dependent on the programme.

Applicants must also:

  • be sixteen (16) years or older.
  • pass an interview.
  • pass a Drug Test at their cost.

1170 Hours

# Subjects Topics
1 Trade Maths
  1. Working With Numbers
  2. Fraction and Decimals
  3. Algebra
  4. Measurement and Conversion
  5. Ratio and Proportion, Graphs and Tables
  6. Introduction to Triangles and Trigonometry
  7. Area, Volume and Capacities
2 Technical Drawing
  1. Scales
  2. Blending of Lines and Curves
  3. Geometric Figures
  4. Isometric Projection
  5. Orthographic Projection
  6. Sketches, Drawing and Prints
3 Technical English
  1. Communication
  2. Report Writing
  3. Resume Writing
  4. J.S.A Preparation
  5. Summary Writing
4 Trade Elective
  1. Workplace Safety
  2. Tools and Instruments
  3. Refrigeration Principles
  4. Pipe Working Skills
  5. Vapour Compression Cycle
  6. Refrigerant and Oil Handling
  7. Spilt Systems
NESC Certificate

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