British Columbia Institute of


HVAC 0100 - Refrigeration C of Q Refresher

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Prepares tradespersons to write the examination for the Red Seal (Interprovincial) endorsement / Certificate of Qualification as a Refrigeration Mechanic. The course reviews the theoretical knowledge of the trade. Topics include: refrigeration theory, reciprocating compressors, condensers, evaporators, flow control devices and accessories. Contact the Industry Training Authority (ITA) at or 1-866-660-6011 to determine eligibility requirements for writing the certification examination.


Documented trade related work experience of 10,830 hours.





Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 34444

Sat Sep 08 - Sat Dec 01 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 01 Sat 07:00 - 13:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 111



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Contact the Industry Training Authority at 778-328-8700 or toll free (within BC) at 1-866-660-6011 to determine eligibility and to schedule an examination. No class on October 6 and November 10, 2018 - stat holidays. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the process for challenging a trade certification examination.
  • Identify the tasks that will be tested on the Red Seal examination,
  • Self-assess preparedness to write the Certification of Qualification with Red Seal Endorsement (IP) examination

Effective as of Fall 2015

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit for more information.

Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Mechanical Refrigeration Code (B52-13)
Author Csa
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-77139-237-2
Price $240.50

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Modern Refrigeration & Air Cond
Author Althouse
Publisher Goodheart
Copyright 2017
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-63126-354-5
Price $180.95


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