2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Oct 25, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook

Air Conditioning Technology: Food Service Refrigeration, CA [ACTFSR-CT, 42.5 Total Credits]


Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.


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.