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12 Hour Refresher Course for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
Posted On: Feb 24, 2020

Education is the Key to a Sustainable Future

12 Hour Refresher Course for

Air Conditioning and Refrigeration


Description:  The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that 65.6% of HVACR service personnel in the industry in the year 2020 will be people not in the industry today.  It is fact that the better an operating engineer’s skill, the better his or her chances of securing and maintaining a job. It’s also a fact that in today’s job market that jobs are hard to come by, which places added emphasis on the individual’s proficiency, diversity of skill and grade of licensure. This class provides hands on training of the refrigeration system operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of residential and commercial refrigeration systems, ice machines and air conditioning units and will include at the completion an opportunity to accrue a CFC certificate.

·      Brief System Theory                             •     Refrigerants / Market changes

·      Systems and System Types                      •     Most common expansion devices

·      Tools and Equipment                               •     Electrical troubleshooting control

·      Refrigerant recovery                                       Circuits/ Compressors  

      System Evacuation                                            

·      System charging


About the Instructor:  Scott Marsyla is a graduate of Dunwoody College of Technology. He has an Associate’s degree in Residential and Commercial HVAC/R and has 13 years of field experience.  Licenses and certificates include Chief C Boiler’s license, Universal CFC Certification, 401A Certification, Authorized OSHA Instructor and is a Hazwoper Instructor.

Dates and Times:  This class will be held (3) Wednesday Nights, April 8th, 15th and 22nd, from 4:30pm – 8:30 pm.  Attendees must currently hold CFC Certification to attend class.

Location:  Classes will be held at the Local 70 office, located at: 2722 County Road D East in White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110 (one block North of Hwy 694).

Cost: Tuition for the class is $210.00 for International Union of Operating Engineers members and $310.00 for non-members.  (Cost of educational materials included in price of tuition.

How to Register:  To register for the class, please fill out the registration form and mail along with payment to the Local 70 office.  You will not be registered for the class until payment and form is received.  When reg­istering - In order to provide this training, Local 70 MUST receive payment (Check or Money Order Only) from each student or their employer prior to April 6, 2020.  Cancellations will not be accepted after April 7, 2020.  Receipt for payment will be mailed. Please call Betty at 651-289-2972 to register for the class and any questions you may have regarding registration or payment.

Tuition Reimbursement:  Check with your employer for possible tuition reimbursement.


iuoe-logoInternational Union of Operating Engineers,

Local No. 70

2722 County Road D East

White Bear Lake, MN  55110

(651) 646-4566   Fax (651) 646-2858




12-Hour Refresher Course / Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Wednesday Nights/ April 8th, 15th, and 22nd, 2020

4:30pm to 8:30pm

Materials will be provided.



Home Address, City, State, Zip


Home or Cell Phone ____________________  Job Site______________________

Work Phone___________________________

Tuition Amount Enclosed  $________________________

Local 70 Members - $210.00

Non-Members - $310.00

Please note: Local 70 will direct bill your employer if that option is available to you at your job site. You may have your employer contact our office at 651-646-4566 for further information, otherwise please submit your tuition with this Registration Form. Each course has a deadline for registration and cancellations or refunds will not be accepted after the registration deadline.

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Signature of Person Registering for Class                        Date



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