You’ll be in high demand and enjoy global career opportunities providing and maintaining important technical processes in buildings and industrial plants.
Our Refrigeration Plant Operator certificate gives you flexibility to enrol anytime and finish your coursework at your own pace while you continue working.
A comprehensive ten-unit course approved by the BC Safety Authority taught entirely through distance education and online learning. This course is one of the requirements needed to challenge the Refrigeration operator's certificate of qualification. BCSA Refrigeration Operator examination as set forth by the Standardization of Power Engineers Examination Committee of Canada (SOPEEC). The practical qualifying experience is described in the B.C. Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation (BCSA).
Refrigeration Plant Operator Practical Competency Tasks
Tasks and demonstrations listed are minimum a Refrigeration Plant Operator Power Engineer trainee level.
The candidate is expected to be able to answer examination questions as they relate to the equipment they have gained refrigeration plant experience on (candidate must have access to plant) including:
Schematic flow diagrams of systems including:
Types of compressors used
Pressures and temperatures and Methods of capacity control.
Safety devices and operational controls installed on systems to ensure safe and efficient operation.
Compressor and refrigeration system maintenance procedures to be in place to ensure safe refrigeration plant operation as well as ensuring compliance with the required Act, Regulations and Codes.
The course material serves as an invaluable resource while working in the Refrigeration Plant Operator field. Students can register at any time for course. Tuition includes seven months of telephone tutorial plus printed materials. Students are required to purchase their textbooks. If necessary, a two month extension can be granted for an additional charge of $200.