Bâtiment et travaux publics

Nombre d'unités


Durée de la formation

1800 Heures


Program approved in 2007.

The Refrigeration program prepares students to practise the trade of refrigeration specialist.

Refrigeration specialists install, maintain, repair and inspect residential central air conditioning systems, commercial and industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems, and combined heating, ventilation and refrigeration systems. They work for refrigeration and air conditioning companies, food wholesalers and engineering firms, in a variety of industrial environments, and in retail companies that sell and maintain these systems.

They also oversee, maintain and troubleshoot air conditioning units, refrigeration systems, heat pumps, etc. Knowledge of automatic controls, electronics and remote supervision are some of the qualifications required of refrigeration specialists.

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

CS Marguerite-Bourgeoys
Centre de formation professionnelle

C.F.P. de Lachine, Édifice Dalbé-Viau

GroupeÉtatJ/SDate de début
J 15 Jan 2018

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou codeNom du cours / CompétenceHeures
754991Be familiar with construction industry organizations15
754992T o protect health, safety and physical integrity on construction sites30
937682Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process30
937695Analyze the compression refrigeration cycle75
937703Perform oxygen cutting, welding and brazing operations45
937716Perform basic maintenance mechanics operations90
937723Install an expansion valve45
937736Perform basic electrical operations90
937744Perform tasks related to the use and recovery of refrigerants60
937754Perform basic refrigeration operations60
937768Verify the operation of a motor circuit and its control devices120
937772Verify the operation of a reciprocating compressor30
937782Interpret plans and specifications30
937793Install refrigeration piping45
937803Install a fluidic circuit regulator45
937818Install and commission a refrigeration system120
937828Install and commission an air conditioning system120
937833Rectify compressor malfunctions45
937845Ensure the operation of a refrigeration system75
937855Ensure the operation of a packaged air conditioning system75
937867Ensure the operation of a split air conditioning system105
937876Solve problems inherent in digital control90
937886Analyze air treatment processes90
937894Do an energy analysis of a refrigeration or air conditioning system60
937905Ensure the operation of a liquid chiller75
937918Ensure the operation of a central air conditioning system120
937921Use job search techniques15