Commercial Refrigeration Certificate

Program Number: 97-601-2
School Year: 2015-2016
Campus*: West Bend

Program Description

Moraine Park’s Commercial Refrigeration Certificate provides students with the theory and hands-on training in the operation, system design and component application, installation and start-up, preventative maintenance, and service repair of commercial refrigeration systems and equipment.

Graduates may work in the commercial refrigeration industry in one or more of the following areas:

  • Service and installation of food and beverage refrigeration equipment
  • Service and installation of supermarket equipment
  • Service and repair of special refrigeration systems

Successful people in this field are in good physical condition, are neat in appearance, have good mechanical and electrical aptitude, and possess good analytical skills.

Graduates must pass the EPA refrigerant-handling certification and the Industry Competency Exam (ICE).

Graduates of this certificate may directly transfer their credits into Moraine Park’s Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Technology associate of applied science degree if they wish to continue their education.

Approximate Costs

  • $128.40 per credit (resident)
  • $192.60 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

Career Opportunities

  • Refrigeration Servicing Technician
  • Service Representative
  • Lab Technician

Admission Process

  • Submit the college admission application.   
  • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
  • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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Number Title Crs
Term 1
601-107 Electricity and Electronics HVAC 3
601-108 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Schematics 2
601-109 HVAC/R Code 1
601-120 Fundamentals of Refrigeration 2
601-121 Refrigeration Service Techniques 2
601-129 Commercial Food Service Refrigeration 3
601-130 Supermarket Refrigeration 3
Total 16

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Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

Additional Information

*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

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