Campus Location: 373 Mt Torrey Rd, Lyndhurst VA 22952
Campus Hours: Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

Call the Director of Admissions to schedule a course at (540) 941-1995   
Call the Director of Business to schedule PSM/RMP work at (540) 941-1991   

Ammonia Training Industrial Refrigeration Technical College
Mission: Our mission is to remain committed to excellence by providing superior ammonia training to professionals in the industrial refrigeration industry. By training operators to safely and efficiently operate their refrigeration equipment, we will continue to be the first choice for ammonia refrigeration training.

Industrial Refrigeration Technical College offers the most comprehensive ammonia training available.

Ammonia Training Course

As the premier ammonia training facility in the nation, Industrial Refrigeration Technical College (IRTC) provides hands-on opportunities for aspiring technicians, as well as continuing education for current technicians and ammonia operators. Everyone in your facility can benefit from ammonia operator training at IRTC.

Train in our $2 million, 4,000 square feet anhydrous ammonia refrigeration training facility

We also have on-site training available. We'll come to you!

“I just wanted to personally thank you for a over the top presentation from your staff. Each presenter was extremely engaging, educating and being that the system you have at there is so similar to ours it made my experience and understanding that much easier. I appreciate you and your staffs hospitality and while I was there and look forward to a return visit for the next class I need to schedule. ” - Facility Manager
Some benefits include:
  • Both classroom & hands-on ammonia training
  • Professional Instructors with over 100 years of combined industrial refrigeration training experience
  • Multiple ammonia refrigeration systems that simulate those currently used in the industry
  • Simulated ammonia training scenarios enhance real world trouble-shooting skills
  • Identify potential problems before they occur
  • Learn to increase energy efficiency
Courses focus on:
  • Operation & maintenance
  • Ammonia safety
  • Resolving technical issues
  • Variable frequency drives (VFDs)
  • Sustainability
  • Energy-saving solutions
  • RETA certification and testing. RETA CIRO & CARO preparation and on-site testing
  • Ammonia PSM RMP software training for process safety management and risk management
Lab features include:
  • Multiple ammonia refrigeration systems
  • Ammonia detectors and detection systems
  • Thermos siphon oil cooling
  • Liquid recirculators; canned pumps and open drive pumps; flooded systems
  • Booster compressing
  • Economized screw compressors
  • Auto purgers; water treatment
  • Emergency let down stations
  • Blast freezers and VFD-controlled screw compressors
  • Condensers
  • PLC-controlled supervisory system with HMI graphic interface

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“In the training facility, I was able to work and trouble-shoot real-life scenarios on live ammonia refrigeration systems.” - Ammonia Operator

To view a full ammonia course list or to sign up today visit Ammonia Training courses

Ammonia Training RETA Certfication International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration Training International Assocation of Refrigerated Warehouses
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