The Transport Refrigeration Technician program is the only program of its kind in Canada. During this three year program, you will train to be a specialist in the transportation industry. As a Transport Refrigeration Technician, you will be able to install, repair and maintain equipment that supplies and contains conditioned air in mobile units, used to transport perishable goods such as food and medical supplies. You may also be involved in assembling and installing refrigeration components, servicing and repairing diesel engines, piping, repairing and replacing parts and components, and performing routine maintenance checks.
Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.
To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training.
See How to Become an Apprentice to find out about becoming a registered apprentice.
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