Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technician Program
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.
- A/C & Refrigeration Technician
- Appliance Installer
- Kitchen Technician
- Laundry Technician
- Parts Counter
- Technician Helper
Employment of general maintenance and repair workers is projected to grow 8% from 2016 to 2026.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $16.87 hourly or $35,090 annually.
The entire program is 1200 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Appliance Installation Helper||200 Hours|
|OCP B||Laundry Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP C||Cooking Appliance Technician||350 Hours|
|OCP D||Cooling Appliance Technician||350 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 College||Monday - 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 College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, General Maintenance, and Repair Workers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/general-maintenance-and-repair-workers.htm.