Courses:

Our Technical Safety BC (TSBC) Approved courses

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The Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA), 8 hours

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Ice Facility Operator (IFO), 1 week 

Refrigeration Operator, 2 additional weeks

1st week IFO

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

2nd week RO

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

3rd week RO

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

Note:

All 3 weeks must be completed to obtain the RO completion.

We offer the first week as an  IFO course, stay an additional 2 weeks to obtain the RO

PLEASE CALL US FOR CLARIFICATION.

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Dates:

Course dates are dependant upon obtaining minimum class sizes.

Please inquire for more dates

Registration:

There is no obligation to pay in order to Register, it merely gives us your contact information.

We will contact you asap to verify your needs prior to any payment requirements.

Early Bird DISCOUNTS are now in effect for two RO courses in 2023. Pay in full by February 1. 2023 and receive a $200 savings.
Register with us and we'll contact you for some great savings before the deadline expires.

Registration can be completed by calling 604-223-7575 or by Clicking REGISTER NOW

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Refrigeration Safety Awareness


This course is for those wishing to obtain a
Refrigeration Safety Awareness certificate.
It is a B.C. wide industry standard of instruction approved by Technical Safety BC (TSBC), formerly known as the British Columbia Safety Authority (BCSA) and conforms to standards created by TSBC.

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This course is a requirement for personnel working in British Columbia in an Industrial Refrigeration Plant at various facilities such as Ice Arenas, Curling Clubs, Cold Storage Facilities, and Process Plants. This usually includes Maintenance persons, Zamboni drivers, and Arena Attendants.


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A Refrigeration Safety Awareness certificate enables the holder to be able to monitor the refrigeration plant named on the certificate of qualification with a total plant capacity of 1,000 kW or less prime mover nameplate rating.
The certificate holder is not permitted to operate or perform any repairs to the refrigeration plant, but is permitted to shut down the plant or initiate safety procedures when specifically trained and assigned to perform such tasks.

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As a cost saving measure for you, the “High Pass Rate” Instructor will attend various locations to administer the One Day course. With his expertise and the newest Student Manuals, you are assured the best possible preparation for the TSBC/BCSA exam, and for an exciting career.


 


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Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA) Course

Date and location:

North Saanich, B.C.

January 7, 2023, 8am-4pm 

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Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA) Course

Date and location:

Courtenay, B.C.

January 21, 2023, 8am-4pm

Address:

Comox Valley Sports Centre

3001 Vanier Dr.

Courtenay, BC

V9N 5Y2

Contact us at 604-223-7575 for details

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Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA) Course

Date and location:

Nanaimo, B.C.

January 20, 2023

Contact us at 604-223-7575 for details

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Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA) Course

Powell River, B.C.

February, 2022

Contact us at 604-223-7575 for details

For Powell River courses, Vancouver Island Students walk-on BC Ferries for the 0615 Comox - Little River ferry to Powell River and our free Shuttle will pick you up at the Powell River Ferry Terminal.

Drop off occurs same day for the 8:45 pm return ferry.

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Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA) Course

CONFIRMED

Date and location:

Golden, B.C.

Saturday April 1, 2023

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Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA) Course

CONFIRMED

Date and location:

Kelowna, B.C.

Saturday April 15, 2023

Kelowna Curling Club

Address:

551 Recreation Ave,

Kelowna,

BC V1Y 7V5

Contact us at 604-223-7575 for details

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Refrigeration Safety Awareness (RSA) Course

CONFIRMED

Date and location:

Langley Sportsplex

Saturday June 17, 2023

Langley Sportsplex

Address:

20165 91a Ave #100,

Langley, BC

V1M 3A2

Contact us at 604-223-7575 for details

The RSA, IFO, and RO may be AVAILABLE AT ONE LOCATION

Please inquire for more dates.

Contact for information at 604-223-7575 for details.

 


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Ice Facility Operator

An Ice Facility Operator's certificate of qualification entitles the holder to operate an ice facility plant that:
does not exceed 1,000 kW prime mover nameplate rating; and
has a refrigeration operator or a fourth class power engineer as the chief engineer of the plant.
It is the WEEK 1 of the Refrigeration Operator’s course.
It is not an Inter-provincial certificate of competency but it is approved by Technical Safety BC (TSBC), formerly known as the British Columbia Safety Authority (BCSA) and conforms to their standards and syllabus.


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This course is a requirement for personnel working in an Industrial Refrigeration Plant at various facilities such as Ice Arenas, Curling Clubs, Cold Storage Facilities, and Process Plants. This usually includes Maintenance persons, Zamboni drivers, and Arena Attendants.


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Just as all other courses listed on this website, this course is a prerequisite to writing the TSBC exam.

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As a cost saving measure for you, our “High Pass Rate” Instructors will attend various locations to administer either of the three courses. With their expertise and the most up-to-date Student Manuals, you are assured the best possible preparation for the TSBC exam, and for an exciting career.

IFO & RO Courses: All fees include the latest version of  "The Refrigeration Plant Operator" manuals, Edition 4.0 where applicable.

Not included are the supplementary documents & the shipping costs to your specific address, if required prior to course start date, in the event that pre-reading is required. Please call for details.

 

ALL 3 COURSES RSA, IFO, RO, AVAILABLE AT ONE LOCATION

Ice Facility Operator (IFO/RO) Course

Followed immediately by the final 2 weeks: Refrigeration Plant Operator (RO) Course

Victoria, B.C.

January 2023

The 1st WEEK is the Ice Facility Operator/Refrigeration Operator's first week

The 2nd WEEK and the 3rd WEEK are the Refrigeration Operator course's final 2 weeks

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

Contact for information at 604-223-7575 for details

 

Ice Facility Operator (IFO/RO) Course

CONFIRMED DATES

Kelowna

April 3 - 7th 2023

Note: Early Bird Registration Savings

1st WEEK , is the Ice Facility Operator/Refrigeration Operator's first week

(2nd WEEK and 3rd WEEK are the Refrigeration Operator course's final 2 weeks)

1st week  

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

Ice Facility Operator (IFO) course and the

Refrigeration Operator (RO) Course

are together to make up a total of 3 weeks.

Join us for Week 1 only for the IFO or stay for 2 weeks longer for the RO.

CONFIRMED DATES

Langley B.C.

June 5 - 9th 2023 IFO

Note: Early Bird Registration Savings are in effect for these dates. Pay in full by February 1, 2023 and receive $200.00 off.

Register now, Call for assistance or details.

1st WEEK , June 5 - 9, is the Ice Facility Operator/Refrigeration Operator's first week

The 2nd WEEK June 12 -16 and

The 3rd WEEK June 19 - 23 are the Refrigeration Operator course's final 2 weeks.

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

 


Refrigeration Plant Operator


Formerly known as the 5th Class Power Engineer – Refrigeration Endorsement, this course is now referred to as a
Refrigeration Operator’s certificate.
It is an Inter-provincial certificate of competency approved by Technical Safety BC (TSBC), formerly known as the British Columbia Safety Authority (BCSA) and conforms to the Standardization of Power Engineers Exam and Certification (SOPEEC) Syllabus.

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This course is a requirement for personnel working in an Industrial Refrigeration Plant at various facilities such as Ice Arenas, Curling Clubs, Cold Storage Facilities, and Process Plants. This usually includes Maintenance persons, Zamboni drivers, and Arena Attendants.


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A Refrigeration Operator's certificate of Competency entitles the holder to be a person in charge of any type and size of refrigeration plant.

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As a cost saving measure for you, the “High Pass Rate” Instructor will attend various locations to administer the three week course. With his expertise and the newest Student Manuals, you are assured the best possible preparation for the BCSA exam, and for an exciting career.

IFO & RO Courses: All fees include the latest version of  "The Refrigeration Plant Operator" manuals, Edition 4.0

Not included are the supplementary documents & the shipping costs to your specific address, if required prior to course start date in the event that pre-reading is required. Please call for details.

ALL 3 COURSES RSA, IFO, RO, AVAILABLE AT ONE LOCATION

Refrigeration Plant Operator

CONFIRMED DATES

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL SAVINGS FOR THIS COURSE AT:

KELOWNA, B.C.

April 3-7th 2023 Week1 IFO/RO

April 10 - 14th 2023 Week2 RO

April 17 - 21 2023 Week3 RO

1st WEEK, is the Ice Facility Operator/Refrigeration Operator's first week

2nd and 3rd WEEKS are the Refrigeration Operator course's final 2 weeks

1st week  

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

2nd week 

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

3rd week 

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

RSA course will be available on April 15th, Contact for information at 604-223-7575 for details

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Ice Facility Operator (IFO) course and the Refrigeration Operator (RO) Course are together to make up a total of 3 weeks.

CONFIRMED DATES

Langley B.C.

June 5 - 9th 2023 IFO WEEK1 RO

June 12 -16th 2023 Week2 RO

June 19 - 23rd 2023 Week3 RO

Note: Early Bird Registration Savings are in effect for these dates. Pay in full by February 1, 2023 and receive $200.00 off.

Register now, Call for assistance or details.

1st WEEK , June 5 - 9, is the Ice Facility Operator/Refrigeration Operator's first week

The 2nd WEEK June 12 -16 and

The 3rd WEEK June 19 - 23 are the Refrigeration Operator course's final 2 weeks.

8AM - 4PM Daily Monday to Friday

ALL 3 COURSES RSA, IFO, RO, AVAILABLE AT ONE LOCATION

Refrigeration Plant Operator

1st WEEK, is the Ice Facility Operator/Refrigeration Operator's first week

2nd and 3rd WEEKS are the Refrigeration Operator course's final 2 weeks

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

Contact for information at 604-223-7575 for details

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Note: In order for any students to attend only the 2 week RO course the Students must have already partaken in the 1st WEEK (the Ice Facility Operator course) before taking these final two weeks to complete the Refrigeration Operator course. This is a requirement for all approved course providers.

 For example:

1st week  

Must already be completed

2nd week 

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

3rd week 

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

Contact us for information at 604-223-7575 for details


1st week

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

2nd week

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

3rd week

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

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Refrigeration Plant Operator Course

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List of future courses will be located here for 2022-2023 .......... Week 1 is the Approved IFO course and also Week 1 of the Approved RO course ......... Each 3 week course's date would show like this:

1st week day of month- day of month

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2nd week day of month - day of month

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

3rd week day of month - day of month

8AM - 5PM Daily Monday to Friday

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