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 Sate 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, Sarah Selzer;  Office 260.399.8453, Cell 260.415.5779

Click here for registration instructions.

All Classes are 8:00 am-5:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

April 17 – 20, 2017 – Refrigeration Principles Level 3-Maintenance and Troubleshooting – $1,299.00

May 1, 2017 – Introduction to Ammonia Refrigeration Operations – $299.00

May 2 – 4, 2017 – Introduction to Ammonia Compliance – $799.00

June 5 – 8, 2017 – Refrigeration Principles Level 1 – $999.00

June 9, 2017 – RETA CARO/CIRO exam – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
(Register with RETA in advance)

July 18-19, 2017 – “New” Basic Electricity Course – $799.99

July 20, 2017 – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Assessment – FREE

July 31 – August 3, 2017 – Refrigeration Principles Level 1 – $999.00

August 4, 2017 – RETA CARO/CIRO Exam – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

October 9-12, 2017 – Refrigeration Principles Level 2 – $999.00

October 13, 2017 – RETA CARO/CIRO Exam – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

October 16, 2017 – “New” EPA 608 Training (RSES) – $150.00

October 17-19, 2017 – Refrigeration Review Course – $699.00

October 20, 2017 – RETA CARO/CIRO Exam – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

November 13-16, 2017 – Refrigeration Principles Level 1 – $999.00

November 17, 2017 – RETA CARO/CIRO Exam – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

December 11, 2017 – Introduction to Ammonia Refrigeration Operations – $299.00

December 12-14, 2017 – Introduction to Ammonia Compliance – $799.00