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ERIC Number: ED538622
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 45
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7785-9320-1
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic: Apprenticeship Course Outline. Apprenticeship and Industry Training. 1411.2
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
The graduate of the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic apprenticeship training is a journeyman who will: (1) supervise, train and coach apprentices; (2) use and maintain hand and power tools to the standards of competency and safety required in the trade; (3) have a thorough knowledge of the principle components of refrigeration systems, heat/cool units and air conditioning; (4) have a thorough knowledge of the electrical and automatic controls used in all aspects of the refrigeration and air conditioning industry; (5) be capable of assembling, installing or over hauling all components; (6) have an intimate knowledge of other mechanical trades, which contribute to refrigeration and air conditioning systems; (7) be proficient in the use of test instruments; (8) exercise good judgment and resourcefulness in construction, maintenance and workplace health and safety; (9) know, and be able to apply their knowledge of the installation, and service of HVAC systems in accordance with local, provincial and national standards for the industry; and (10) do all Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic tasks expected of a journeyman. Requirements for certification--including the content and delivery of technical training--are developed and updated by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on the recommendation of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Technician Provincial Apprenticeship Committee. This course outline contains the following sections: (1) First Period Technical Training; (2) Second Period Technical Training; (3) Third Period Technical Training; and (4) Fourth Period Technical Training.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
Identifiers - Location: Canada