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Chiller / Refrigeration Operating Engineer License:

NASOE Chiller License

The Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License certificate recognizes the license-holder had demonstrated competency by examination. The certificates is obtain by examination and intended for commerial, institutional and industrial applications. There are three-levels of refrigeration comparable to a 3rd Class, 2nd Class, and 1st Class Stationary Engineer.

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First-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License

First-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License is intended for an operator in a supervisory role as an individual shift supervisor in a Refrigeration Plant or a Plant utilizing a Chiller/Chilled Water System, Having overall responsibility as a supervisor for the entire plant including employees and equipment.

The fees for the First-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License are listed in the license application, and engineers can apply for a reciprocal license, which is based on holding a license from recognized State, Municipal, Federal and Third-Party licensing entities.

The minimum qualification to sit for examination are: the individual must have 18-months experience as a Refrigeration/Chilled Water Plant Operator or 6 months holding a 2nd Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License.

The exam is based on what a Shift Supervisor (1st Class) who should be able to do comprehensive thinking and more specifically analysis and synthesize of the chiller or refrigeration plant conditions. Examination is a 55-Question test in a 2-hour period. The components of the exam is made up of the following:

 

Chiller / Refrigeration Operating Engineer's 1st Class Examination Components (Topics)

Number of Component Questions on 55-Question Exam
  Math: 7-Questions
  Theory: 4-Questions
  Operations: 5-Questions
  Safety: 5-Questions
  Instrumentation: 4-Questions
  Electricity: 5-Questions
  Cond. & Cooling Tower Water Treat. 6-Questions
  Cooling Towers 5-Questions
  Refrigerants: 5-Questions
  Design and Applications: 5-Questions
  Auxiliaries: 4-Questions

Study material for Chiller / Refrigeration Exam:

  1. HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers: Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition and Authored by: Herbert W. Stanford III, Chapters 1-14, and 17
  2. HVAC and Refrigeration Systems, Ronnie J. Auvil, Chapters (Units) 2, 3, 11, 29, 36-37, and 48 (p909-916)

 

Second-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License

A Second-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License is intended for a non-supervisory role in a Refrigeration Plant or a Plant utilizing a Chiller/Chilled Water System, in the role of a Group Leader.  . 

The fees for the Second-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License are listed in the license application, and engineers can apply for a reciprocal license, which is based on holding a license from recognized State, Municipal, Federal and Third-Party licensing entities.

Minimum qualifications to sit for examination are the individual must have 1-year of experience in Chilled Water/Refrigeration Plant Operations and recommends current EPA Universal Refrigerant License appropiate for the chiller plant refrigerants.

The exam is based on what a Group Leader (2nd Class) should know or have knowledge to recognize, comprehend and explain the Chiller or Refrigeration plant conditions. Examination is a 55-Question test in a 2-hour period. The components of the exam is made up of the following:

 

Chiller / Refrigeration Operating Engineer's 2nd Class Examination Components (Topics)

Number of Component Questions on 55-Question Exam
  Math: 4-Questions
  Theory: 7-Questions
  Operations: 5-Questions
  Safety: 5-Questions
  Instrumentation: 3-Questions
  Electricity: 6-Questions
  Cond. & Cooling Tower Water Treat. 7-Questions
  Cooling Towers 5-Questions
  Refrigerants: 4-Questions
  Design and Applications: 4-Questions
  Auxiliaries: 5-Questions

Study material for Chiller / Refrigeration Exam:

  1. HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers: Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition and Authored by: Herbert W. Stanford III, Chapters 1-4, 6-7, 9-13
  2. HVAC and Refrigeration Systems, Ronnie J. Auvil, Chapters (Units) 2, 3, 11, 29, 36-37, and 48 (p909-916)

Third-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License

Third-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License is intended for a non-supervisory role in the Refrigeration Plant or a plant utilizing a Chiller/Chilled Water System as a Shift Engineer.

The fees for the Third-Class Chiller/Refrigeration Operating Engineer License are listed in the license application, and engineers can apply for a reciprocal license, which is based on holding a license from recognized State, Municipal, Federal and Third-Party licensing entities.

Minimum qualifications to sit for examination are: the individual must have 6-months (1000-hours) of experience in Chilled Water/Refrigeration Plant Operations and recommends a current EPA (any grade) Refrigerant License.

The exam is based on what a Shift Engineer (3rd Class) should know or have knowledge to recognize and communicate Chiller or Refrigeration plant conditions. Examination is a 55-Question test in a 2-hour period. The components of the exam is made up of the following:

 

Chiller / Refrigeration Operating Engineer's 3rd Class Examination Components (Topics)

Number of Component Questions on 55-Question Exam
  Math: 2-Questions
  Theory: 9-Questions
  Operations: 5-Questions
  Safety: 5-Questions
  Instrumentation: 2-Questions
  Electricity: 7-Questions
  Cond. & Cooling Tower Water Treat. 8-Questions
  Cooling Towers 5-Questions
  Refrigerants: 3-Questions
  Design and Applications: 3-Questions
  Auxiliaries: 6-Questions

Study material for Chiller / Refrigeration Exam:

  1. HVAC Water Chillers and Cooling Towers: Fundamentals, Application, and Operation, Second Edition and Authored by: Herbert W. Stanford III, Chapters 1-4, 7, 9-13
  2. HVAC and Refrigeration Systems, Ronnie J. Auvil, Chapters (Units) 2, 3, 11, 29, 36-37, and 48 (p909-916)

To obtain a National license please Appy today, visit one of our Agency Schools, Training Institutions, or Colleges and submit your application with them today!

 
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