Online Course – Course Fee €250

Course Overview
The Online Basic Refrigeration Tech course is designed for maintenance craft workers from non-refrigeration backgrounds and other staff who want to gain a better understanding of the fundamentals of refrigeration technology. The course provides a simple understanding of the basics of refrigeration, some explanation of the terminology used and an appreciation of the range of applications.

Course Aim

To provide a good understanding of the principles of mechanical compression refrigeration systems, simple electric control circuits and the most common components employed. To introduce the fundamental concepts that must be understood by those who wish to advance in their knowledge and understanding of refrigeration technology.

Course Objectives

  • Fundamental Terms – Definitions and Basic Principles
  • Refrigeration Cycle – Basic Systems
  • Refrigerants – Old, Transitional and New
  • Refrigeration compressors
  • Evaporators
  • Condensers
  • System Components
  • System Process
  • Operating Controls and Safety Controls
  • Typical Refrigeration Systems
  • Troubleshooting
  • System Analysis and Operational Symptoms
  • Working Refrigerant System
  • Maintenance and Improving plant efficiency
  • Electrical Fundamentals


The course is conducted online in the form of Video Lectures, Online Notes, and a Refrigeration Training Simulator. The Simulator has the capability to test progress and can assess the students ability and refrigeration knowledge. There is also a support network to guide students through the installation process, how to access the online material, and to answer any other questions students may have. The assessment at the end of the course is provided by an industry professional based on the simulator performance.



Contact Garrett:  Tel: 087 6909231