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The Refrigeration School

About The Refrigeration School

The Refrigeration School (RSI) has trained individuals to become professional, entry-level Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) technicians since 1965. RSI has since expanded its training and now offers multiple career-focused training opportunities. RSI’s instructors are experienced industry professionals. RSI’s training programs are designed based on industry feedback to meet employers’ needs. RSI promotes a student-centric learning environment to support the learner who desires to put forth a great deal of effort to achieve his or her desired professional goals.

The RSI campus which is easily accessible from all parts of the Phoenix metropolitan area, includes two buildings with 21,000 square feet of classroom, lab, and support service facilities. An additional 5,400 square feet of outdoor shop area brings the total to over 26,000 square feet of training facilities.

We at RSI want to ensure that your education experience is a rewarding one. Please note that RSI offers ample support to all its students. We wish you the best in achieving your educational and professional goals.

Available Program

  • Refrigeration Technologies & HVACR Training

    This short 6-10 month Refrigeration Technologies program trains and prepares students for entry as service and maintenance technicians in jobs that utilize technologies employed in the fields of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R). Courses focus on the fundamentals of comfort systems and refrigeration. Climate control and refrigeration is almost everywhere, and trained installation, service and maintenance technicians can get their start in the Refrigeration Technologies program at RSI.

    Refrigeration Technologies Program at RSI Offers:

    • Has day and evening classes available
    • Has a Career Services Department to help you transition from training to a career
    • Hands on HVAC/R training
    • Faculty and staff who care
    • Incorporates real world training with hands-on curriculum
    • Has services available to assist eligible military members and dependents access benefits Career Options

    HVAC Career Options:HVAC/R Service Technician

    • HVAC/R Installation Technician
    • Refrigeration Service Technician
    • Refrigeration Installation Technician
    • Low-Temperature Field Technician
    • Restaurant & Retail Refrigeration Technician
    • Commercial Refrigeration Technician

    Phoenix, AZ

    4210 E Washington Street




The Refrigeration School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges.


Accredited School, ACCSC. Licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Post Secondary Education. The AOS/MME program is the Associate of Occupational Studies in Mechanical Maintenance Engineering degree program and is not an academic degree. GI Bill® Eligible (check with local campus for specific eligibility). For more information about our programs, please visit our website at: https://www.rsi.edu/about-rsi/regulatory-information/.

Campus Location

4210 E Washington Street




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