Refrigeration and Air Condition (AC3-DIP)

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GATE Approved Diploma

Available atPoint Lisas or Goldsborough, Tobago

Options2 Years (full-time)

Graduates will have a thorough knowledge of the principle components of refrigeration systems, heat/cool units and air conditioning electrical and automatic controls. They will be capable of assembling, installing or overhauling all components and be proficient in the use of test instruments. After completing this course students are able to apply their knowledge of the installation, and service of HVAC systems in accordance with standards for the industry. Also available at NESC's Goldsborough, Tobago campus.

 
  • Mature students with appropriate qualifications and experience.
    OR
    3 CSEC/CXC Passes
  • Be seventeen (17) years or older.
  • Pass an interview.
  • Pass a Drug Test at their cost.

Contact the NESC for more information on Programme Fees.

Registration Fee:$300

(non refundable)

More Information

Graduates will receive an NESC Diploma (and will be eligible to pursue the NESC Journeyman qualification and the Trades Professional Certificate (Red Deer College (RDC), Alberta, Canada)).

The following are the primary objectives of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Programme:

  • Exercise good judgment and resourcefulness in construction, maintenance and workplace health and safety.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the principle components of refrigeration systems, heat/cool units and air conditioning electrical and automatic controls used in all aspects of the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.
  • Be capable of assembling, installing or over hauling all components and be proficient in the use of test instruments.
  • Know, and be able to apply their knowledge of the installation, and service of HVAC systems in accordance with standards for the industry.

Modules

  1. Occupational Skills (Part 1 & 2)
  2. Introduction to Refrigeration and Air Conditioning and Heating (Part 1, 2 & 3)
  3. Introduction to Electrical Theory (Part 1 & 2)
  4. Introduction to Controls
  5. Basic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Part 1, 2 & 3)
  6. Basic Heating
  7. Basic Controls
  8. Basic Electrical Theory
  9. Intermediate Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Part 1 & 2)
  10. Intermediate Heating Theory
  11. Electrical and Pneumatic Theory (Part 1 & 2)
  12. Air Handling Theory (Part 1 & 2)
  13. Advanced Refrigeration Theory (Part 1 & 2)
  14. Advanced Heating Theory
  15. Complex Air System Theory (Part 1 & 2)
  16. Advanced Control Systems (Part 1, 2 & 3)
  1. NESC Diploma
  2. NESC Journeyman
  3. Trades Professional Certificate (Red Deer College (RDC), Alberta, Canada)