Do you think about being a refrigerator? Do you know the role of the refrigeration technician? In this article the World of Electrical shows what courses are needed to graduate in this area, in addition to explaining what are the important tools for those who want to work with refrigerators and air conditioners, come on guys!
Refrigeration and air conditioning technician, what do you do?
To start talking about this subject, let us better understand some important terms in this area! Refrigeration and air conditioning have the acronyms HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning), or HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning).
The professional who works with the installation, maintenance and repairs of the refrigerator and air conditioner is called a refrigerator. He can be a refrigeration technician or an air conditioning technician.
In case you don’t know, the professional who works with refrigeration has a very wide area of performance, being able to perform services in refrigerator, freezer, water cooler, air conditioning , cold rooms and several others.
Refrigerator, air conditioner, what’s the difference?
See the area of operation of the refrigeration electrician!
Refrigeration Technician: Training
What does it take to be a refrigeration and air conditioning professional? This is perhaps the first big question to be answered! The list with the main courses you can see below:
Air conditioning course
Air conditioning installation and maintenance course
Refrigerator installation and maintenance course
You do not need to take all these courses to start acting, but it is important to note that the more training, the greater your job market. As a result, your number of customers will consequently increase.
However, you can choose a specific area and focus on it! For example, take the basic course in refrigeration or air conditioning, and specialize in refrigerator maintenance. This is not bad, even if it initially reduces the possibilities of work a little.
The good thing is that you will have much greater knowledge in a certain area, that is, you will seek to be a reference in that. So, in the future you may not even have time to think about taking jobs from other areas of refrigeration.
A valuable tip that perhaps few professionals make use of is that many manufacturers of refrigeration and air conditioning devices offer specific courses for the maintenance of their appliances, in addition to handouts, teaching materials, video lessons, etc.
As they work in the vicinity and often intervene in electrical systems, refrigerators must have an NR10 course . In fact, this is an indispensable course, but unfortunately many professionals do not do it. So, unfortunately we have several serious accidents and some even fatal!
The refrigerator is responsible for designing, installing and maintaining refrigeration and air conditioning devices or systems. As we said, there are several courses in the area of refrigeration, but this professional cannot focus only on his area, since he deals with other areas in parallel, such as electrical and mechanical.
As several refrigeration devices are electromechanical, it is advisable to also have knowledge in the area of mechanics, electrical, electrical controls, automation and, of course, as much knowledge as possible of the refrigeration cycle.
Refrigerator: Equipment and tools
The refrigeration professional must have all the basic tools of an electrician and a mechanic. In the list below you can see the main tools of the refrigeration part.
Every refrigerator should always seek new knowledge about parts, appliances and technologies in the area of refrigeration and air conditioning. The more you get trained, the greater the chances of doing well in the job market.
In the following video you can learn even more about the difference between the types of air conditioning, in addition to knowing all the details that you must observe before buying the air conditioning