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Get Ready for the NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam 

Updated Training Program Modern Approach to Online Commercial Refrigeration Service Training 

NATEcertifications is proud to offer a comprehensive prep course for the NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam. Our course is written by NATE certified technicians and Certified Master HVACR Educators, and is designed to help you prepare for the exam. Our course covers all of the core knowledge areas of the NATE exam, and is designed to give you the best chance of success.

Step into the future of learning with NATEcertifications’ transformative approach to online commercial refrigeration training. Our comprehensive program is specifically designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills required to excel in the NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam. Not only do we provide a thorough understanding of core concepts, but we also ensure an engaging learning experience to keep you motivated throughout your study period. Whether you’re new to the field or seeking to enhance your expertise, our NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam Prep is your stepping stone towards success. With NATEcertifications and your hard work to prepare, your certification is just a few clicks away!

Register for the Full Format Course $100 with 12 Month Enrollment

Updated Training Manual

Our newest offering is the Commercial Refrigeration Preparation Manual, written in 2023 to reflect a modern approach to training. This manual is designed to help you understand the core concepts of commercial refrigeration, and provides detailed information on the topics covered in the NATE exam. The manual is an invaluable resource for anyone looking to prepare for the exam.

Tuition-Free Online Training Program

We are excited to announce the upcoming release of our updated online training program for the NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam. The program will be tuition-free (with training manual purchase) for 45 days during the early release, and will provide an interactive and engaging learning experience.

Only preregistrations will receive free early access. Preregister now to get access to our updated online training program on January 15, 2024. Proof of purchase is required for preregistration.

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Get Ahead with Online  NATE Refrigeration Training

Top 10 Topics for the NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam

At NATEcertifications, we believe in providing a comprehensive understanding of the NATE online commercial refrigeration training. Our robust curriculum dives deep into the Top 10 training topics that are pivotal in the NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam. These themes have been meticulously chosen to ensure they cover all the requisite knowledge areas that technicians often encounter during their careers. These key topics, which range from refrigeration basics to energy efficiency and sustainability, are designed to equip our students with both the practical skills and theoretical knowledge needed to excel in the field of commercial refrigeration. Let’s take a closer look at these ten core topics that drive our training program and form the backbone of our NATE commercial refrigeration training.

Review the top 10 knowledge areas on the NATE exam
  1. Refrigeration Basics
    Understanding the principles of refrigeration, including the refrigeration cycle and heat transfer.
  2. Components of Refrigeration Systems
     Detailed knowledge about compressors, condensers, evaporators, and expansion devices.
  3. Refrigerants
    Types of refrigerants, their properties, and safe handling procedures.
  4.  Controls and Electric Circuits
    Familiarity with different controls like thermostats, pressure switches, and defrost timers, as well as electrical circuit diagrams.
  5.  Safety Practices
    Emphasis on safety protocols in commercial refrigeration, including electrical safety and correct handling of refrigerants.
  6.  System Design
    Learning the fundamentals of designing commercial refrigeration systems.
  7.  Installation Practices
    Knowledge about installing different components of commercial refrigeration systems.
  8.  Troubleshooting and Repair
    Skills to diagnose and fix common problems in refrigeration systems.
  9.  Maintenance Practices
    Regular maintenance procedures to keep refrigeration systems running efficiently.
  10.  Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
    Understanding energy conservation techniques and the impact of refrigeration systems on the environment.

How The Commercial Refrigeration Program  Works

Here's how it works

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Sample Sections From The Book

Modern Commercial Refrigeration Technician Training

2023 Updates Included

A Glimpse into the Training Manual

To provide you with a clearer understanding of what our course entails, we’re offering a sneak peek into three sample pages from our Commercial Refrigeration Preparation Manual.

Refrigeration Basics

This section delves into the fundamental principles of refrigeration, including the refrigeration cycle and heat transfer mechanics. The richly detailed diagrams and easy-to-understand explanations can help you visualize and grasp the foundational aspects of refrigeration technology.

Troubleshooting and Repair

An extremely practical segment of the manual, this page focuses on the skills necessary to diagnose and rectify common problems that arise in refrigeration systems. It presents various scenarios you may encounter on the job and provides step-by-step solutions to each issue.

Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Lastly, our manual addresses the crucial topic of energy conservation and the environmental impact of refrigeration systems. It introduces you to various techniques that can enhance energy efficiency and promote sustainability in the field of commercial refrigeration.

These samples illustrate the comprehensive and in-depth knowledge our training program delivers to help you ace the NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam. With our manual as your study companion, you’ll be well-prepared for success.

Three sample pages

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Commercial Refrigeration Crankcase Pressure Regulator

Refrigerant Metering Troubleshooting

Commercial Refrigeration Electrical Checks

Electrical Troubleshooting

Commercial Refrigeration Defrost Timers and Updates

Defrost Systems and Troubleshooting

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about our NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam Prep Course

We understand that you may have several questions about our NATE Commercial Refrigeration Exam prep course. To assist you, we have compiled a list of answers to the most commonly asked questions. Our aim is to provide clarity and guide you smoothly through the process of enrolling, studying, and appearing for the NATE exam. If your question isn’t addressed here, feel free to reach out to us for further assistance. We’re here to help you succeed!

Is this a 'golden ticket' to pass the NATE Exam?

Contrary to what other companies claim, the answer is no – eTech HVAC/R Training Center is not a “golden ticket” that guarantees success in passing the NATE Exam. However, our rigorous training program, combined with dedicated effort and proper preparation, paves a solid path towards achieving your goals. Through hard training and meticulous preparation, we equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the HVAC/R industry.

Join us at eTech HVAC/R Training Center and unlock your potential for success.

If you don't pass the exam - we've got you!

If you don’t pass the exam, contact Student Support Services and let them know.

Use the ‘Contact’ form found in the menu bar at the top of every page.

Send us your NATE results.

We can determine the specific areas where you may need improvement. If our Instructors find that you didn’t spend enough time studying certain sections, don’t worry – you’ll have another opportunity to brush up. And if it seems like you studied but still had trouble with certain areas, our instructors will personally work with you to bone up on those specific topics.

Does the online course and/or book cover specific manufacturers ?

No, before you can confidently tackle any task, it’s crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of how these systems operate.

At eTech HVAC/R Training Center, we firmly believe that factory-specific training should come after you have developed a strong grasp of the underlying concepts and essential skills. That way, you can truly comprehend and engage with the topics being discussed and demonstrated.

Why do I have to purchase the textbook?

The eTech HVAC/R Training Center highly recommends purchasing the book as it serves as the foundation for the online course and will be crucial for reference.

Please note that the cost of the book is beyond our control.

Additionally, having a book on hand for review just before taking the exam is always beneficial.

How can I contact your company?

Contacting the eTech HVAC/R Training Center is easy!

  • Simply fill out the specific form on each page of our website.
  • We value your time, so please note that phone support is available by appointment only, after you have submitted the contact form.
  • Rest assured that we diligently monitor our contact center and will respond as quickly as possible during our business hours.
  • Confidently reach out to us today and let us help you with all your HVAC/R training and equipment sourcing needs.