2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
    May 25, 2020  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Air Conditioning Technology: Food Service Refrigeration, CA [ACTFSR-CT, 46.5 Total Credits]

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This program prepares students to install, maintain, service, troubleshoot, and repair commercial refrigeration systems. This program enables students to learn how to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair walk-in freezers, ice machines, and other related machinery. Instruction includes classroom, laboratory, and hands-on work in the laboratory or in the field to help students prepare to meet challenges commonly found in the workplace.


  1. Incorporate workforce safety principals while performing basic tasks of a Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technician.

  2. Interpret electrical/mechanical schematics on HVAC/R equipment to diagnose mechanical or electrical problems in a residential or light commercial environment.

  3. Appraise EPA rules, regulations, and refrigerant handling techniques in the performance of HVAC/R duties.

  4. Diagnose and repair electrical or mechanical problems on commercial refrigeration equipment.

General Education Requirements (6 Credits)

Special Program Requirements (40.5 Credits)

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