Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration and RETA Certifications

Coordinator: Sam Hale          Phone: 863.669.4975
Specialist: Garry Grafton      Phone: 863.297.1010 Ext. 4664

The Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians Association (RETA) is the most recognized organization in the country dedicated to the professional development of industrial refrigeration operators and technicians.

Polk State College offers RETA (Refrigerating Engineers and Technicians Association) refrigeration education training courses for those interested in operating ammonia-based refrigeration systems safely and efficiently. Polk State College offers RETA certification testing. The RETA certification exams are ANSI-accredited (American National Standards Institute) and adhere to the highest industry standards and safety benchmarks. In addition, the Polk State College Advanced Technology Center is an approved testing site for the CARO, CIRO, and CRES exams.

The Polk State Corporate College is pleased to announce our partnership with Wagner-Meinert LLC, and Kelly Refrigeration Services to offer Ammonia Refrigeration Training at our Advanced Technology Center in Bartow, 310 Technology Drive, Bartow FL 33830.

Pre-registration is required for all courses listed below. For more information, or to register online:
E-mail: PolkClassInfo@WMILLC.com
Phone: Wagner-Meinert LLC, Efraim Zavala;  Direct 260.399.2387, Cell 260.615.4912

Click here for registration instructions.

All Classes are 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

February 10 – 13, 2020 – Ammonia Refrigeration Principles Level 1 – $1,039

February 14, 2020 – RETA CARO/CIRO Exam – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

March 2, 2020 – Introduction to Ammonia Refrigeration Operations – $309

March 3 – 5, 2020 – Introduction to Ammonia Refrigeration Compliance – $829

March 6, 2020 – Emergency Eyewash and Shower Requirements – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. FREE

March 30 – April 2, 2020 – Ammonia Refrigeration Principles Level 2 – $1,039

April 3, 2020 – RETA CARO/CIRO Exam – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

April 20, 2020 – Operator Refresher Training: What it is, What it is not, and How to be Compliant – 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. FREE

April 21 – 23, 2020 – Ammonia Refrigeration Review Course – $729

April 24, 2020 – RETA CARO/CIRO Exam – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.