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Transport Refrigeration Mechanic


The Transport Refrigeration Mechanic Program will teach a student how to repair, maintain, overhaul or modify refrigeration units, engines and accessories used in highway transport carriers for the purpose of transporting food and other refrigerated items in a cool or frozen state.

The Transport Refrigeration Mechanic Program will generally take 3 years to complete. Approx. 700 hours of in-class training and learning is provided. After graduation, the Transport Refrigeration Mechanic will be well versed in adjusting computerized controls, using computer software to calculate loads, and working on large machines.

Careers

Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
Wage: $43,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 8.7%
Self Employed: 12.7%
Unemployment Rate: 3.6%
Employed Part Time: 3.6%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training