This course is suitable for students with little or no knowledge of refrigeration systems, and those looking to improve their skillset or explore the trade. Electricity for Refrigeration System is a combination of in class lectures, shop practicals, and online learning. The student will learn about basic electricity as it applies to refrigeration system, motors, motor controls and electrical diagrams for refrigeration systems. The shop portion will teach the student how to use electrical measuring devices on an operating system to determine system operating parameters. The student will have online access to course material. The course text book may be purchased as a pdf or hard copy. The text is the same one used for the fulltime refrigeration/HVAC courses.
HVAC 0145 - CFC Emissions in Refrigeration and HVAC 0150 Refrigeration System Fundamentals and a good understanding of both written and spoken English
Textbook Requirement: Refrigeration Air Conditioning Technology with Mind Tap. Students are required to have access to a computer with internet access. Steel toed boots and safety glasses are required for the shop portion of this course. 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.
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Recognize and understand the operation of refrigeration system electrical components.
Recognize and understand refrigeration systems electrical diagrams.
Use electrical measuring devices.
Complete and understand the refrigeration startup worksheet.
Effective as of Fall 2017
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