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Course Details & Registration Information

Commercial Food Equipment Service Training.
Available Classes
Not currently offered.
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Students finishing high school, Current repair technicians, Hotel/Restaurant Maintenance Staff, Facilities Engineers, Students that are handy.
Learn the fundamentals of troubleshooting and repairing commercial food equipment – whether you’re new to the service industry or an experienced service technician in need of a refresher. You’ll gain an understanding of the theories of electricity, gas, and steam as related to commercial food equipment. You’ll learn the principles behind the equipment as well as the tools required to become an effective service technician.
Course Objectives
  1. Upon successful completion of the course the student will have basic knowledge on how major commercial kitchen appliances; ovens, grills, steamers operate. Students will be able to troubleshoot, identify and repair commercial food equipment.
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1. 1. This course is divided into Three modules: 1)Electrical, 2)Gas, and 3)Steam
    Electric: This module is designed to introduce the basics of electrical circuits. The module is not intended to provide detailed theoretical analysis. Mathematical formulas are presented in a simple format. Completion of this course provides an understanding of basic electrical circuits and components used in electrical circuits • -Electrical Safety • -Electrical Terminology • -OHMS Law • -Series Circuits • -Parallel Circuits • -Power Sources • -AC Power • -DC Power • -Grounding Circuits • -Unbalanced and Balanced Loads • -Basic Component Functions • -Diagrams • -Electrical Diagram Symbols • -Basic Test instruments
    2. Gas: This module is designed to assist in the training of service personnel working with gas appliances. The module provides a basic understanding of gas equipment and the controls used. • -Gas Safety • -Gas Characteristics • -Combustion Air • -Gas Burners • -Testing Devices • -Gas Pressures • -Pipe Sizes • -Gas Safety Valves • -Thermostats
    3. Steam: this module is designed to introduce the basics of standard steam equipment servicing. The module provides an understanding of basic steam production and the components used in steam systems. • -Steam Safety • -Basics of Steam • -Steam Cooking • -Water Quality and Supply • -Steam Cooking Equipment • -Steam Equipment Maintenance • -Glossary of Steam Terms
    4.Reading Schematics
    5.Troubleshooting Techniques.
    6. Exam Prep (3 Hours): Students will be given a refresher course to prep them for the final exams. 6. Final Exams: Students will do the final exams online . They will be proctored by the instructor. This will not be an open book exam.
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
Ignitor Labs
Website URL
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. Students will get certificates in
    • Tech Foundations: Electricity
    • Tech Foundations: Steam
    • Tech Foundations: Gas
    • Tech Foundations: Schematics
    • Troubleshooting Techniques
CE to CU Articulation
Students must have a High School Diploma or Higher to take this class & a valid drivers license.
Text and Supplies Needed
All the necessary information regarding the class will be provided by the instructor on the first day of class .
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Students will be working in a lab environment for hands-on training.
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Students must complete all assignments and participate in the class
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Students finishing high school, Current repair technicians, Hotel/Restaurant Maintenance Staff, Facilities Engineers, Students that are handy.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Service Technicians
Wake County Need for Industry Positions
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Service Technicians
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Course Contact Information
Sameer Pawa