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Refrigeration Certification

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  Locations –  Oklahoma

  Program Length – 5 Weeks [Monday-Friday]

*Program is not approved for VA education

OverviewRefrigeration Technician Duties Duration What You’ll Learn Program Benefits HEC BenefitsCareer OutlookCurriculum


Take your career into your own hands. Enroll in the Refrigeration program at our Oklahoma location to prepare for a future in the refrigeration industry. Upon completing refrigeration technician training and earning your certificate of refrigeration, you’ll be equipped to secure a job as a:

  • Refrigeration Mechanic, Technician, or Operator
  • Transportation Refrigeration Technician
  • Evaporative-Cooler Installer
  • HVAC Installer/Servicer
  • Commercial Maintenance/Service Technician
  • Commercial Refrigeration Technician/Engineer

Don’t wait to take the first step. Enroll today to start working toward the future you want.

What Does a Refrigeration Technician Do?

A refrigeration technician maintains, repairs, and installs refrigeration systems in both residential and commercial settings—like homes, schools, hospitals, office buildings, factories, and grocery stores. These systems can include refrigerated storage units, ice machines, and beverage equipment. Some technicians also attend to the electrical and mechanical aspects of the system.

Here are some tasks you’ll likely perform during training and while on the job.

  • Install new refrigeration systems
  • Perform repairs and maintenance on existing refrigeration systems
  • Upgrade systems to meet new safety criteria
  • Communicate with clients about the operation of their refrigeration systems
  • Read and understand equipment blueprints and diagrams

How Long Is Refrigeration Technician Training?

Refrigeration technician training at HEC can be completed in as little as 5 weeks. Students who can’t commit to full-time learning have the option to complete their courses over a longer period. We believe allowing students to learn at their own pace produces better long-term results. Upon program completion, students will be equipped with the skills and experience to help prepare you for an entry-level position in the field.

How Long Is Refrigeration Technician Training
What Does a Refrigeration Technician Do?

What You’ll Learn in Our Refrigeration Program

Our refrigeration certification program in Oklahoma teaches students the basics of refrigeration operation and upkeep. You’ll not only learn about the different types of refrigeration equipment and how it works. You’ll also gain hands-on experience by working on the same equipment found in the field, including walk-in coolers and freezers, domestic refrigerators, reach-ins, and ice makers. You’ll even learn troubleshooting techniques recommended by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) to make systems more eco-friendly.

In as little as 5 weeks, you can be how to maintain, repair, and install refrigeration equipment. That’s a good way to gain the real-world experience employers want.

Program Benefits of Earning Your Refrigeration Certification

  • License to Work
    Oklahoma requires all refrigeration technicians to be licensed by the state before providing services. Depending on where you live, you might also need to obtain a local license.
  • Competitive Advantage
    Give yourself a leg up over your competitors by meeting all refrigeration certification requirements.
  • Increased Earning Potential
    The more jobs you secure, the more money you’ll earn to support yourself and any family members. You can even open your own business for maximum earning potential.

Why Choose HEC

  • Accelerated Program
    You can complete our Refrigeration training program in as little as five weeks. In just over a month, you can gain the skills and experience to become a refrigeration technician.
  • Hands-on Training
    Having real-world experience makes you a more attractive candidate to potential employers. It can also give you a head start once you land your first job.
  • Career Services
    Our career services department is committed to helping students like you find the jobs they want and have successful careers in the refrigeration industry. Get one-on-one assistance with things like resume building, interview coaching, and job placement.

Career Outlook

The demand for skilled labor in the refrigeration industry is on the rise. That’s why jobs are projected to grow by 6% from 2022 to 2032, with 23,000 new jobs added annually over the decade. If you’re considering joining the refrigeration workforce, now is the time to do it.


Are you ready to earn your refrigeration certification in Oklahoma? Heavy Equipment Colleges of America is a great choice for training. Learn from industry instructors in the classroom, and refine your skills by practicing on equipment in our modern workshop. It’s time to take the next step in your career. Enroll in our Refrigeration program today.


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