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Refrigeration Operator Level 1

  • April 24, 2023
  • 08:00
  • April 28, 2023
  • 17:00
  • Hockey For All Centre (3969 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba)
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(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Refrigeration Operator for Recreation Facilities Course Level 1 

Recreation Manitoba is pleased to offer the Refrigeration Operator for Recreation Facilities course (formerly known as Arena /Curling Rink Operator Course). This course helps prepare students to successfully pass the Province of Manitoba Power Engineer Refrigeration Class exam.

The course follows the SOPEEC (The Standardization of Power Engineer Examinations Committee) Syllabus, which includes chapters on welding, air conditioning and electricity. The  course syllabus  provides more detail on the course material.

View Course Outline

Students will receive 900 credit hours towards the required 1,800 hours to write the provincial exam, when they pass both Levels I & II course assessments.

Organizations are encouraged to purchase a set of books for their facility as they will be a good resource to have on hand and will be able to be used by other staff preparing to write the provincial exam

Current textbook that our instructor will be using is Refrigeration Plant Operator edition 4 (Book 1 & 2.) Recreation Manitoba only have the edition 2 textbooks for rent for the duration of the course from Recreation Manitoba. These are available on a first come basis. The cost to rent from Recreation Manitoba is $50 for a complete package. Pan Global also provides ebooks for rent. )

In addition to the PanGlobal textbooks, the following items will be referenced throughout the course:

Course manuals and textbooks (if rented) are available for pickup free or shipping (at additional charge)


  • Student will be sent some pre reading assignments that should be completed prior to the class.


  • Students should have a good understanding of Mathematics at the Grade 12 level
  • Familiarity with refrigeration plants

Instructor: Damian Perron

Pricing (in recognition of the impact of inflation we've frozen our pricing for 2023 to benefit our members):

  • $485 (member) 
  • $585 (Non-member)

Venue: Hockey for All Centre - 3969 Portage Ave, Winnipeg

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