Advanced Commercial Refrigeration - AC81

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Valdosta Campus
  • Coffee Campus

Program Overview

The Advanced Commercial Refrigeration Specialization TCC is a sequence of courses that prepares diploma or degree graduates or air conditioning technicians for careers in the commercial refrigeration air conditioning industry. The program emphasizes a combination of theory and practical application necessary of successful employment. Program graduates receive an Advanced Commercial Refrigeration Technical Certificate of Credit.

Entrance Requirements

*Submit a completed application and application fee;      

*Be at least 16 years of age;  
*Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;   
*Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;      

*Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores;    
*A candidate for the Advanced Commercial Refrigeration Specialization TCC must complete the Air Conditioning Technology Diploma or Degree program, or have 3 years experience as an air conditioning technician and the instructor's permission..

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Program Required Pre/Co-Requisite (4 hours)

Prereqs: AIRC 1010 and (AIRC 1030 or IDFC 1011)

Coreqs: None

This course provides instruction on the troubleshooting and repair of major components of a residential air conditioning system. Topics include troubleshooting techniques, electrical controls, air flow, the refrigeration cycle, electrical servicing procedures, and safety.
Occupational Courses (11 hours)

Prereqs: Provisional

Coreqs: None

Provides an increased level of concepts and theory beyond ACT 102. Students are introduced to more design theory in commercial refrigeration. Topics include: refrigeration heat calculation, equipment selection, refrigeration piping, codes, and safety.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: AIRC 1090

Introduces the application of fundamental theories and concepts of refrigeration. Emphasis will be placed on equipment application and installation procedures. Topics include: equipment application, installation procedures, cycle controls, energy management, and safety.

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

Continues to provide experience in maintenance techniques in servicing light commercial refrigeration systems. Topics include: system clearing, troubleshooting procedures, replacement of components, and safety.



Related Program Options:

Air Conditioning Technology Degree
Air Conditioning Technology Diploma
Air Conditioning Repair Specialist TCC


Scott Watson
Air Conditioning Program Coordinator
Office: 144
Phone: (229) 468-2212
Campus: Coffee Campus

Joe Davis
Air Conditioning Program Coordinator
Office: Berrien Hall, Room 203
Phone: (229) 245-6452
Campus: Valdosta Campus