Advanced Refrigerator Repair Training Course

Train to be a master repair technician for all refrigerators, from the classic models to today’s computer-controlled contraptions, by learning the skills needed to troubleshoot and fix most all refrigerator repair scenarios. Our online refrigerator repair training is on-demand and self-paced to fit within your busy schedule. See course syllabus.

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Train new techs and bring older techs up-to-speed on modern appliance technology and troubleshooting.

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Who the course is for
Current techs
# of modules and units
4 modules and 26 units
Estimated time to complete
30 - 50 hours
Length of access
1 year
Cost of continued enrollment
$5 / month

What You'll Learn

  • An easy, foolproof approach to troubleshooting and fixing modern refrigerators
  • The common refrigerator problems you’ll see on the job and how to deal with them
  • Basic refrigeration cycle and thermodynamic principles that you need to know
  • Specialized troubleshooting and repair of: single and dual evaporator refrigerators, three-way valves, split-phase and inverter-driven compressors
  • Introduction to sealed system repair (Related article: How do I get Sealed System training?)

You will receive all of this and more in our online refrigerator repair training course.

 
 

Add to Your Knowledge and Income

With your Core Appliance Repair skills under your belt, it’s time to tackle the advanced skills and knowledge you need to become a true master samurai tech. We have only begun to scratch the surface of repairing refrigerators, that most complex of appliances. Expertise with refrigerators is both the most in-demand and most profitable knowledge an appliance repair tech can have (okay, second-most after our Core Training).

Tackling the additional complexities of refrigerator troubleshooting and repair is the next step on the road to mastery. This course will make you a master troubleshooter of today’s computer-controlled refrigerators, and teach you the skills needed to handle the majority of repair scenarios.

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Prerequisite

You must already have solid training in basic electricity, reading schematics, troubleshooting, and motors. Therefore, we strongly recommend starting your training with Core Appliance Repair Training. If you’re not sure whether you need to take the prereq, take our quiz.

Certification

Pass quizzes and course exams to earn your Appliance Repair Certification in Refrigerator Repair. BONUS: all enrollments come with a free premium membership to Appliantology, the biggest and best online resource for working techs. That’s a $197 value, FREE, and that’s just for starters.

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Course Syllabus

Module 1 Refrigerator Principles of Operation
Thermodynamics; Understanding the basic refrigeration cycle; Components of a refrigeration system.
Unit 1 How to Use and Interact With the Refrigeration Troubleshooting and Repair Course
Unit 2 Refrigerator Operational Overview
Unit 3 Thermodynamics and Phase Change
Unit 4 Properties of Refrigerants
Unit 5 The Refrigeration Cycle
Unit 6 Sealed System Components: Condensers and Compressors
Unit 7 Refrigerator Air Distribution Systems
Unit 8 Refrigerator Temperature Control Systems
Unit 9 Refrigerator Defrost Systems
Unit 10 Split-phase Compressors and their Start Devices
Unit 11 Inverter Compressor Systems
Unit 12 Dual Evaporator Refrigerators
Unit 13 Refrigerator Principles of Operation Module Exam
Module 2 Common Problems and Troubleshooting
Common problems with refrigerators; troubleshooting principles.
Unit 1 The Systems Approach to Troubleshooting Refrigerators
Unit 2 Evaporator Frost Pattern Analysis
Unit 3 Troubleshooting Strategies for Warm Refrigerator Complaints
Unit 4 Troubleshooting Freezing in Fresh Food Compartments
Unit 5 Troubleshooting Ice, Frost, and Condensation Problems
Unit 6 Troubleshooting Inverter Compressor Refrigerators
Unit 7 Common Problems and Troubleshooting Module Exam
Module 3 Bonus Module 1: Sealed System Thermodynamics
In-depth info on troubleshooting sealed systems
Unit 1 Refrigeration Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 1
Unit 2 Refrigeration Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 2
Unit 3 Practical Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 1
Unit 4 Practical Sealed System Thermodynamics, Part 2
Unit 5 Sealed System Repairs: the Mystique, the Reality
Module 4 Bonus Module 2: Additional Refrigerator Repair Info
This module covers the basics of ice makers, dispensers, and refrigeration sealed system repairs.
Unit 1 Refrigerator Ice Maker Basics
Unit 2 Refrigerator Ice and Water Dispenser Basics
Unit 3 Refrigerator Sealed System Basic Skills
Unit 4 Replacing the Compressor and Filter Drier
Unit 5 Troubleshooting Samsung Refrigerators
Unit 6 3-Way Valves and Dual Evaporator Systems
Unit 7 Split Phase Compressors and PTC Start Devices
Unit 8 Ten Step Tango Refrigerator Workshop
Module 5 Resources for Continuing Education and Final Exam
How to keep up with the changing technology in refrigerators. Getting help with specific refrigerator problems.
Unit 1 Resources for Continuing Education
Unit 2 Refrigerator Course Final Exam
Unit 3 Refrigerators Course Wrap-Up

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Very descriptive and user friendly
- Chad

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Excellent course. Full of good material.
- Ange L. Gonzalez

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Learned a lot I didn't know
- Aaron

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If you pay attention and review as needed, you will get this without problem. Herein lies everything you will need to get a healthy grasp of refrigeration systems.
- Brian McGraw

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good explanations about the different systems
- Taylor

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Seems to explain what I'm seeing in the field really well
- William Nielsen

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In depth and entertaining, needs to keep my attention and it did. Great job on the instruction and presentation.
- Rob

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Good explanations of the ins and outs of seal system and it's function
- Mark

★★★★★
Awesome course.
- Corno Gobbo
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