Upcoming Courses

April 2018

  • Operator Refresher
    Seats available
    Starts: Apr 23rd 2018 8:00AM
    Ends: Apr 27th 2018 12:00PM

    Fee: $1,275.00
    Register By: Apr 19th 2018 11:59PM

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    This course provides four and a half days of hands on industrial refrigeration training refresher. The course reviews our Ammonia Refrigeration and Operator I class.  This refresher course includes focused sections on the electrical components and skills involved in operation.  In order to attend this course, you must have attend a course previously covering RETA's Industrial Refrigeration 1 book. PDH: 36

  • Operator II
    Seats available
    Starts: Apr 23rd 2018 8:00AM
    Ends: Apr 27th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $1,275.00
    Register By: Apr 19th 2018 11:59PM

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    The course provides 4-1/2 days of industrial refrigeration training building upon the material from the Ammonia Refrigeration and Industrial Refrigeration Operator 1 classes.  More lab time and lab tasks are provided than in any other course.  RETA’s Basic Electricity 2 book is completed during the course.  Students will be graded based on their performance in the lab as well as on tests with the focus being the lab work and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  To attend the course, we require that you have completed the Ammonia Refrigeration Course or any class covering RETA’s Industrial Refrigeration 1 book; we recommend that you have completed our Operator 1 course or have RETA’s CARO certification.  Please remember to bring your ammonia respirator.  PDH: 36

  • Operator III
    Seats available
    Starts: Apr 30th 2018 8:00AM
    Ends: May 4th 2018 12:00PM

    Fee: $1,375.00
    Register By: Apr 26th 2018 11:59PM

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    This operator course intends for the attendee to understand, analyze, and begin to troubleshoot the complete operation of an industrial refrigeration system.  RETA's Industrial Refrigeration 2 book is completed as well as material from Basic Electricity 1 & 2.  The course provides 4-1/2 days of industrial refrigeration training that covers topics that may be present on RETA's CIRO exam.  Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  If desired for an additional fee the student may sit for the RETA CIRO examination which can be offered at our testing facility after the course is complete.  To attend the course, we require that you have completed Operator II or at least have RETA CARO.  PDH: 36

May 2018

  • Ammonia Refrigeration
    Seats available
    Starts: May 7th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: May 9th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $890.00
    Register By: May 3rd 2018 11:59PM

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    This course should be considered a minimum requirement for entry level industrial refrigeration operators, decision-makers involved or personnel involved in PSM/RMP.  In this three day class students will be introduced to the fundamentals of industrial refrigeration including compressor, condenser, pump and evaporator operation and maintenance.  Additionally, students will be trained in the Process Safety Management and Risk Management Programs (PSM/RMP).  This course includes hands-on training in the IRTC full scale ammonia refrigeration system which is a fully functional ammonia plant on campus.  This environment allows students to test their newly learned skills in a supervised setting.  Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  PDH: 24

  • Ammonia Refrigeration and HAZWOPER Combo
    Seats available
    Starts: May 7th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: May 11th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $1,400.00
    Register By: May 3rd 2018 11:59PM

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    This 5 day course is a combination of our "Ammonia Refrigeration" class and our "HAZWOPER Hazardous Material Technician Training" 24-hour class.  This course should be considered a minimum requirement for entry level industrial refrigeration operators, decision makers involved or personnel involved in PSM/RMP, and individuals who respond to ammonia releases or potential ammonia releases.  As part of the "Ammonia Refrigeration" training, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of industrial refrigeration including compressor, condenser, pump and evaporator operation and maintenance.  Additionally, students will be trained in the Process Safety Management and Risk Management Programs (PSM/RMP).  Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  In the "HAZWOPER Hazardous Material Technician Training" portion, students will become familiar with the techniques and procedures to contain an ammonia leak and students will participate in a live emergency response drill utilizing full personal protective equipment with a fully operational ammonia plant.  OSHA defines hazardous materials technicians as individuals who respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release.  They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.  This course includes hands-on training in the IRTC full scale ammonia refrigeration system which is a fully functional ammonia plant on campus.  This environment allows students to test their newly learned skills in a supervised setting.  PDH: 24 (for Ammonia Refrigeration curriculum)

  • HAZWOPER 24
    Seats available
    Starts: May 9th 2018 11:00AM
    Ends: May 11th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $800.00
    Register By: May 3rd 2018 11:59PM

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    OSHA defines hazardous materials technicians as individuals who respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release.  They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.  In this 24 hour course students will receive classroom and hands-on training in an operating ammonia plant.  Students will become familiar with the techniques and procedures to contain an ammonia leak.  Additionally, students will participate in a live emergency response drill utilizing full personal protective equipment with a fully operational ammonia plant.

  • HAZWOPER 8
    Seats available
    Starts: May 11th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: May 11th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $355.00
    Register By: May 3rd 2018 11:59PM

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    OSHA mandates that HAZWOPER Technician employees receive annual refresher training.  This refresher course is for students who have completed the 24 hour Hazardous Material Technician Training and who would like classroom instruction and hands-on drills.

  • Operator I
    Seats available
    Starts: May 14th 2018 8:00AM
    Ends: May 18th 2018 12:00PM

    Fee: $1,225.00
    Register By: May 10th 2018 11:59PM

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    This is a second level class that completes RETA's Industrial Refrigeration 1 book as well as material from the Industrial Refrigeration 4 book. The course provides 4-1/2 days of industrial refrigeration training that covers topics that may be present on RETA's CARO exam. Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing. If desired for an additional fee the student may sit for the RETA CARO examination which can be administered at our testing facility after the course is complete. To attend the course, we recommend that you have completed the Ammonia Refrigeration course. PDH: 36

  • SOP, PSM/RMP, and RAGAGEP
    Seats available
    Starts: May 21st 2018 8:00AM
    Ends: May 24th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $1,449.00
    Register By: May 17th 2018 11:59PM

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    This course provides training on your facility specific standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), Mechanical Integrity Inspections, Process Safety Management (PSM)/Risk Management program regulation requirements, and ammonia industry codes and standards.  After providing IRTC with your site specific SOP's and Mechanical Integrity inspections, we will train your operators in a classroom setting and provide hands on training using our fully operational ammonia refrigeration system.  Students shall be trained in an overview of the process, initial startup, normal operations, temporary operations, emergency shutdown, emergency operations, normal shutdown, startup following a normal or emergency shutdown or major system change, consequences of deviations, steps required to correct and/or avoid deviations, safety and health hazards, safe work practices, and equipment inspections.  This course is also valuable to persons assigned the responsibility of writing site specific SOP's and mechanical integrity procedures and inspections.  OSHA's PSM 1910.119(g) and EPA's Risk Management program Title 40 Part 68.71 initial and refresher operator training requirements.  Upon successful completion of training, a certificate will be issued in compliance with OSHA 1910.119(g) (3) and EPA 68.71(c).  PDH:24

June 2018

  • Industrial Refrigeration Energy Specialist
    Seats available
    Starts: Jun 5th 2018 8:00AM
    Ends: Jun 8th 2018 12:00PM

    Fee: $1,125.00
    Register By: May 31st 2018 11:59PM

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    This is the newest technician level class focused on energy efficiency that utilizes the Industrial Refrigeration Best Practice Guide and RETA's Industrial Refrigeration 1 & 2 books.  The course builds upon refrigeration knowledge from Industrial Refrigeration Operator 1, Operator 2, and Operator 3 to focus on operating refrigeration systems in the most energy efficient manner including equipment and designs that use less energy.  Selected sections of RETA’s Basic Electricity I & 2 and Industrial Refrigeration 4 books will be reviewed and additional topics from IRC Energy Efficiency Guideline will be discussed.  Students will be administered an exam before the completion of the course and, with participation during class, will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  This is a 4-1/2 day industrial refrigeration training course that covers topics that may be present on RETA's CRES exam.  If desired, for an additional fee the student may sit for the RETA CRES examination which is offered at our testing facility after the course is complete.  To attend the course, we require that you have completed courses covering the RETA IR-1 and IR-2 books or have CARO or CIRO certification.  PDH: 36

  • Ammonia Refrigeration
    Seats available
    Starts: Jun 11th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: Jun 13th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $890.00
    Register By: Jun 7th 2018 11:59PM

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    This course should be considered a minimum requirement for entry level industrial refrigeration operators, decision-makers involved or personnel involved in PSM/RMP.  In this three day class students will be introduced to the fundamentals of industrial refrigeration including compressor, condenser, pump and evaporator operation and maintenance.  Additionally, students will be trained in the Process Safety Management and Risk Management Programs (PSM/RMP).  This course includes hands-on training in the IRTC full scale ammonia refrigeration system which is a fully functional ammonia plant on campus.  This environment allows students to test their newly learned skills in a supervised setting.  Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  PDH: 24

  • Ammonia Refrigeration and HAZWOPER Combo
    Seats available
    Starts: Jun 11th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: Jun 15th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $1,400.00
    Register By: Jun 7th 2018 11:59PM

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    This 5 day course is a combination of our "Ammonia Refrigeration" class and our "HAZWOPER Hazardous Material Technician Training" 24-hour class.  This course should be considered a minimum requirement for entry level industrial refrigeration operators, decision makers involved or personnel involved in PSM/RMP, and individuals who respond to ammonia releases or potential ammonia releases.  As part of the "Ammonia Refrigeration" training, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of industrial refrigeration including compressor, condenser, pump and evaporator operation and maintenance.  Additionally, students will be trained in the Process Safety Management and Risk Management Programs (PSM/RMP).  Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  In the "HAZWOPER Hazardous Material Technician Training" portion, students will become familiar with the techniques and procedures to contain an ammonia leak and students will participate in a live emergency response drill utilizing full personal protective equipment with a fully operational ammonia plant.  OSHA defines hazardous materials technicians as individuals who respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release.  They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.  This course includes hands-on training in the IRTC full scale ammonia refrigeration system which is a fully functional ammonia plant on campus.  This environment allows students to test their newly learned skills in a supervised setting.  PDH: 24 (for Ammonia Refrigeration curriculum)

  • HAZWOPER 24
    Seats available
    Starts: Jun 13th 2018 11:00AM
    Ends: Jun 15th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $800.00
    Register By: Jun 7th 2018 11:59PM

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    OSHA defines hazardous materials technicians as individuals who respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release.  They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.  In this 24 hour course students will receive classroom and hands-on training in an operating ammonia plant.  Students will become familiar with the techniques and procedures to contain an ammonia leak.  Additionally, students will participate in a live emergency response drill utilizing full personal protective equipment with a fully operational ammonia plant.

  • HAZWOPER 8
    Seats available
    Starts: Jun 15th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: Jun 15th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $355.00
    Register By: Jun 7th 2018 11:59PM

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    OSHA mandates that HAZWOPER Technician employees receive annual refresher training.  This refresher course is for students who have completed the 24 hour Hazardous Material Technician Training and who would like classroom instruction and hands-on drills.

  • Operator I
    No Seats available
    Starts: Jun 18th 2018 8:00AM
    Ends: Jun 22nd 2018 12:00PM

    Fee: $1,225.00
    Register By: Jun 14th 2018 11:59PM

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    This is a second level class that completes RETA's Industrial Refrigeration 1 book as well as material from the Industrial Refrigeration 4 book. The course provides 4-1/2 days of industrial refrigeration training that covers topics that may be present on RETA's CARO exam. Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing. If desired for an additional fee the student may sit for the RETA CARO examination which can be administered at our testing facility after the course is complete. To attend the course, we recommend that you have completed the Ammonia Refrigeration course. PDH: 36

July 2018

  • Ammonia Refrigeration
    Seats available
    Starts: Jul 9th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: Jul 11th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $890.00
    Register By: Jul 5th 2018 11:59PM

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    This course should be considered a minimum requirement for entry level industrial refrigeration operators, decision-makers involved or personnel involved in PSM/RMP.  In this three day class students will be introduced to the fundamentals of industrial refrigeration including compressor, condenser, pump and evaporator operation and maintenance.  Additionally, students will be trained in the Process Safety Management and Risk Management Programs (PSM/RMP).  This course includes hands-on training in the IRTC full scale ammonia refrigeration system which is a fully functional ammonia plant on campus.  This environment allows students to test their newly learned skills in a supervised setting.  Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  PDH: 24

  • Ammonia Refrigeration and HAZWOPER Combo
    Seats available
    Starts: Jul 9th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: Jul 13th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $1,400.00
    Register By: Jul 5th 2018 11:59PM

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    This 5 day course is a combination of our "Ammonia Refrigeration" class and our "HAZWOPER Hazardous Material Technician Training" 24-hour class.  This course should be considered a minimum requirement for entry level industrial refrigeration operators, decision makers involved or personnel involved in PSM/RMP, and individuals who respond to ammonia releases or potential ammonia releases.  As part of the "Ammonia Refrigeration" training, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of industrial refrigeration including compressor, condenser, pump and evaporator operation and maintenance.  Additionally, students will be trained in the Process Safety Management and Risk Management Programs (PSM/RMP).  Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  In the "HAZWOPER Hazardous Material Technician Training" portion, students will become familiar with the techniques and procedures to contain an ammonia leak and students will participate in a live emergency response drill utilizing full personal protective equipment with a fully operational ammonia plant.  OSHA defines hazardous materials technicians as individuals who respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release.  They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.  This course includes hands-on training in the IRTC full scale ammonia refrigeration system which is a fully functional ammonia plant on campus.  This environment allows students to test their newly learned skills in a supervised setting.  PDH: 24 (for Ammonia Refrigeration curriculum)

  • HAZWOPER 24
    Seats available
    Starts: Jul 11th 2018 11:00AM
    Ends: Jul 13th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $800.00
    Register By: Jul 5th 2018 11:59PM

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    OSHA defines hazardous materials technicians as individuals who respond to releases or potential releases for the purpose of stopping the release.  They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.  In this 24 hour course students will receive classroom and hands-on training in an operating ammonia plant.  Students will become familiar with the techniques and procedures to contain an ammonia leak.  Additionally, students will participate in a live emergency response drill utilizing full personal protective equipment with a fully operational ammonia plant.

  • HAZWOPER 8
    Seats available
    Starts: Jul 13th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: Jul 13th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $355.00
    Register By: Jul 5th 2018 11:59PM

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    OSHA mandates that HAZWOPER Technician employees receive annual refresher training.  This refresher course is for students who have completed the 24 hour Hazardous Material Technician Training and who would like classroom instruction and hands-on drills.

  • Operator I
    Seats available
    Starts: Jul 16th 2018 8:00AM
    Ends: Jul 20th 2018 11:00AM

    Fee: $1,225.00
    Register By: Jul 12th 2018 11:59PM

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    This is a second level class that completes RETA's Industrial Refrigeration 1 book as well as material from the Industrial Refrigeration 4 book. The course provides 4-1/2 days of industrial refrigeration training that covers topics that may be present on RETA's CARO exam. Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing. If desired for an additional fee the student may sit for the RETA CARO examination which can be administered at our testing facility after the course is complete. To attend the course, we recommend that you have completed the Ammonia Refrigeration course. PDH: 36

August 2018

  • Ammonia Refrigeration
    Call For Seat Availability
    Starts: Aug 6th 2018 7:30AM
    Ends: Aug 8th 2018 5:00PM

    Fee: $890.00
    Register By: Aug 2nd 2018 11:59PM

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    This course should be considered a minimum requirement for entry level industrial refrigeration operators, decision-makers involved or personnel involved in PSM/RMP.  In this three day class students will be introduced to the fundamentals of industrial refrigeration including compressor, condenser, pump and evaporator operation and maintenance.  Additionally, students will be trained in the Process Safety Management and Risk Management Programs (PSM/RMP).  This course includes hands-on training in the IRTC full scale ammonia refrigeration system which is a fully functional ammonia plant on campus.  This environment allows students to test their newly learned skills in a supervised setting.  Students will be administered an exam at the completion of course and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  PDH: 24

    Please call (540) 246-0926
    to order this class.

  • Operator II
    Seats available
    Starts: Aug 20th 2018 8:00AM
    Ends: Aug 24th 2018 11:00AM

    Fee: $1,275.00
    Register By: Aug 16th 2018 11:59PM

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    The course provides 4-1/2 days of industrial refrigeration training building upon the material from the Ammonia Refrigeration and Industrial Refrigeration Operator 1 classes.  More lab time and lab tasks are provided than in any other course.  RETA’s Basic Electricity 2 book is completed during the course.  Students will be graded based on their performance in the lab as well as on tests with the focus being the lab work and will be awarded a certificate upon passing.  To attend the course, we require that you have completed the Ammonia Refrigeration Course or any class covering RETA’s Industrial Refrigeration 1 book; we recommend that you have completed our Operator 1 course or have RETA’s CARO certification.  Please remember to bring your ammonia respirator.  PDH: 36