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The Refrigeration School

The Refrigeration School (RSI) has trained individuals to become professional, entry-level Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technicians since 1965. RSI has since expanded its training and now offers multiple career-focused training opportunities. RSI’s instructors are experienced industry professionals. RSI’s training programs are designed based on industry feedback to meet employers’ needs. RSI promotes a student-centric learning environment to support the learner who desires to put forth a great deal of effort to achieve his or her desired professional goals.

The RSI campus which is easily accessible from all parts of the Phoenix metropolitan area, includes two buildings with 21,000 square feet of classroom, lab, and support service facilities. An additional 5,400 square feet of outdoor shop area brings the total to over 26,000 square feet of training facilities.

We at RSI want to ensure that your education experience is a rewarding one. Please note that RSI offers ample support to all its students. We wish you the best in achieving your educational and professional goals.

Available Programs

  • Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing
    • Electro-Mechanical Technologies +

      Program Description

      The Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program contains nine (9) courses, 38 weeks for day students or 58 weeks for evening students, and 36 semester credit hours. The objective of the EMT program is to train and prepare students for entry as service and maintenance technicians in jobs that utilize technologies employed in the fields of air conditioning (both heating and cooling), and refrigeration. Students completing this program should have an understanding of mechanical and electrical principles and will have practical exposure to diagnosing, servicing and repairing common types of problems in related equipment. Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a Diploma.

    • Refrigeration Technologies +

      Program Description

      This short 6-10 month Refrigeration Technologies program trains and prepares students for entry as service and maintenance technicians in jobs that utilize technologies employed in the fields of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R). Courses focus on the fundamentals of comfort systems and refrigeration. Climate control and refrigeration is almost everywhere, and trained installation, service and maintenance technicians can get their start in the Refrigeration Technologies program at RSI.

      Refrigeration Technologies Program at RSI Offers:

      • Has day and evening classes available
      • Has a Career Services Department to help you transition from training to a career
      • Hands on HVAC/R training
      • Faculty and staff who care
      • Incorporates real world training with hands-on curriculum
      • Has services available to assist eligible military members and dependents access benefits Career Options

      HVAC Career Options:HVAC/R Service Technician

      • HVAC/R Installation Technician
      • Refrigeration Service Technician
      • Refrigeration Installation Technician
      • Low-Temperature Field Technician
      • Restaurant & Retail Refrigeration Technician
      • Commercial Refrigeration Technician

    • Electrical Technologies +

      Program Description

      The objective of this 3-5 month* program is to train and prepare students for entry as new construction and maintenance electricians. Students learn to install and maintain electrical equipment for residential and commercial structures as well as read blueprints and create job estimates. Upon successful completion of the course, the student should have an understanding of electrical principles, the National Electric Code (NEC) and how these apply to common buildings and facilities. A student will also have practical exposure to installation techniques, diagnostics, service and repair of electrical systems.

      Electrical Technologies Program at RSI:

      • Day and evening classes available
      • Offers program completion in just 3-5 months*
      • Incorporates real-world training with hands-on curriculum
      • Includes training in the National Electric Code (NEC)

      Electrician Career Options:

      • Maintenance Electrician
      • New Construction Electrician
      • Power Plant Field Technician
      *Length pertains to graduating in normal time

    • Welding Specialist +

      Program Description

      The Welding Specialist program prepares a graduate for entry level positions in structural, pipe and pipeline, and thin alloy welding. Key welding processes include SMAW (stick), GMAW/FCAW (MIG/Fluxcore), and GTAW (TIG) welding procedures. Students learn welding safety, torch cutting processes, proper arc welding equipment setup, important welding control techniques, fundamental welding processes, and basic welding metallurgy. This intense program is primarily lab based and focuses on developing critical welding skills. Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will receive a diploma and should possess the skills and knowledge to test for welder certification through the American Welding Society (AWS).

      Disclosure

      Accredited School, ACCSC. Licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Post Secondary Education. The AOS/MME program is the Associate of Occupational Studies in Mechanical Maintenance Engineering degree program and is not an academic degree. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete our programs, and other important information, please visit our website at: http://www.refrigerationschool.com/about-rsi/regulatory-information/.

Accreditation

The Refrigeration School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.

Disclosure

Accredited School, ACCSC. Licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Post Secondary Education. The AOS/MME program is the Associate of Occupational Studies in Mechanical Maintenance Engineering degree program and is not an academic degree. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete our programs, and other important information, please visit our website at: http://www.refrigerationschool.com/about-rsi/regulatory-information/.


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Campus Locations

Phoenix, AZ

4210 E Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034

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