Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic - 313A

Mohawk College Certificate
This apprenticeship program covers the required in-class training for the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic trade.

Program Highlights

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  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • “Earn while you learn” training model, combining on-the-job and in-school training
  • In-school training lead by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
  •  You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance

What you'll learn

  • Operation of complex mechanical devices and sophisticated control systems.

  • Explore the diverse field of refrigeration and air conditioning that encompasses many aspects of technology.

  • Perform tasks without direct supervision by becoming self-motivated and developing great excellent problem- solving skills.

  • Develop a high standard of craftsmanship and pride in the trade through practical shop training.

  • Gain an appreciation of environmental concerns and aspects of safety directly related to the trade, including the increasing stringency and proliferation of both provincial and local codes.

  • Master math and science skills included as an integral part of trade theory

Program Structure

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Accessible description of the apprenticeship program format

Start: Find an employer or sponsor for your training. 

Register: Register with Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)

Level 1: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 2: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 3: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Completion: Become a Journeyperson by successfully completing the certificate of qualification (C of Q) Exam.

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Program delivery

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Admission

Offers of classroom training are issued by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to registered apprentices who are members in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).

Please contact your Employment and Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to add Mohawk College as your school preference.

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Course Overview & Descriptions

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Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

Through a mix of on-campus labs and simulations.

This apprenticeship program consists of 9,000 hours:

  • On-the-Job Training Duration: 8,280 hours with your employer
  • In-School Training Duration: 720 hours at Mohawk College

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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes for apprenticeship programs, are defined within the Curriculum Training Standard for each trade, and set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

View the training standard for this trade

The Curriculum Standards are developed by the Ontario College of Trades in consultation with representatives from the trade and Training Delivery Agent instructors.

Career Opportunities

 

 

Your future career options:

  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

Where you could work includes:

  • Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
  • Machinery Manufacturing
  • Trade Contracting

Opportunities for grads:

  • Certificate of Qualification (C of Q)

Educational Pathways

 

Pathways to Mohawk 

If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk.
 

Pathways within Mohawk

If you have successfully completed one of the following programs at Mohawk, you may be eligible to receive transfer credit in this program. *

This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.


Pathways beyond Mohawk

See ontransfer.ca for additional opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.

Search the Mohawk Transfer Database for opportunities outside of Ontario.

Program Coordinator

Mike Boss

Building Systems and Sustainability

Faculty

Program Coordinator

Mike Boss

Building Systems and Sustainability

Canadian Domestic Students

Stoney Creek Campus for Skilled Trades (SC)
Multiple Intakes

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