Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics install and service residential, commercial, industrial and institutional heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration units and systems. They lay out reference points for installation, assemble and install components, install wiring to connect components to an electric power supply, and calibrate related controls.

NOC: 7313

Designation Year: 1964

Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Trade title: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic, in AB, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, PE, SK, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician (NB), Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic (ON), Refrigeration Mechanic (BC, QC), Refrigeration System (QC), Refrigeration System - Class 1 (QC)

Occupational Standard for current exams

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Essential Skills

Discover the essential skills refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics need to succeed in their trade.

Job Market Reports

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Study for the Red Seal Examination

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Sample Questions

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Exam Counselling Sheet

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Ellis Chart

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Interprovincial Program Guide

View information that guides the technical training for this trade in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic Interprovincial Program Guide.

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