32 Hour NH3 Level I Ammonia Refrigeration Operator Training

Comprehensive 32 Hour Level I NH3 Refrigeration Operator Training Program

Requirement: OSHA 1910.120(q)
Duration: 32 Hours
Cost: $975 per individual
Description: Designed for all personnel involved in ammonia refrigeration system operations, the 32 Hour Level I Ammonia Refrigeration Operator Training provides a comprehensive understanding of ammonia refrigeration principles (in the classroom). Additionally, it emphasizes hands-on proficiency and competency in your facility's operating procedures. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion following the examination at the end of class. Refresher training, tailored to the complexity and operation of the ammonia system, should be conducted every three years or more frequently as needed.
Scope: This course covers:
  • Theory of refrigeration including refrigeration cycles
  • Fundamentals related to the design and operation of a refrigeration system
  • Main components that make-up a refrigeration system
  • Condensers and the effect weather has on the operation
  • Compressors and the variations in operation
  • Piping and controls
  • Engine room safety covering proper ventilation and relief valves
  • Purging of non-condensable from the system
  • Properties of ammonia; how to properly handle it; and the use of personal protective equipment
  • Methods of defrosting
  • Troubleshooting your system
  • Water treatment, including different types of fouling that can cause problems
Who should attend: Refrigeration operators and technicians, refrigeration and maintenance managers, safety, production, maintenance, security and other personnel wanting to gain a better understanding of ammonia refrigeration.


Event Category:
32 Hour – NH3 Level I


AMS Industries, Inc. – Corporate Headquarters
9341 Adam Don Pkwy

Woodridge, IL 60517