Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technician Program

Appliance repair technician dismantling and reassembling appliance to make a diagnosis

With technical skills and good work ethics, employment in this field will be easy to obtain.


Major appliance repair is becoming a highly technical field. With the ever-increasing popularity of computers and the internet, home appliances are being developed to incorporate this demand. Appliances are now controlled by computer boards; even some model refrigerators have computer screens with internet access. With these new changes in the industry and the demand for services, highly qualified and skilled technicians are constantly sought after. The number of home appliances is expected to grow as the number of households and businesses increase.

Career Opportunities:

  • A/C & Refrigeration Technician
  • Appliance Installer
  • Kitchen Technician
  • Laundry Technician
  • Parts Counter
  • Technician Helper

Employment Opportunities:

Employment of general maintenance and repair workers is projected to grow 8% from 2020 to 2030.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $17.85 hourly or $37,130 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1200 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP AAppliance Installation Helper200 Hours
OCP BLaundry Technician300 Hours
OCP CCooking Appliance Technician350 Hours
OCP DCooling Appliance Technician350 Hours
Total Hours: 1200

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Major Appliance and Refrigeration Repair is available at the following school (s):

Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College
(305) 557-1100
Danielle Taylor
Jackie Benjamin
Vanessa Torres
Elizabeth Forero
Ext. 2230
Ext. 2215
Ext. 2250
Ext. 2216
Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College
(305) 253-9920
Mirtha Silverang
Maria Ruiz
Kathy Pearson
Irene Montoto
Ext. 2145
Ext. 2147
Ext. 2159
Ext. 2150




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