Objectives of the Qualification/ Program

The purpose of this training is to prepare trainees for employment in Refrigeration & Air-conditioning industry.

Description of the Qualification/ Program

The qualification was designed for learners who are working in a range of food operations roles, typically in automated production/processing companies. The qualification includes job roles such as operating, monitoring and documenting results in strict adherence to standard operating procedures.

Any Pre-requisite/ eligibility for admission

Admission to the diploma in Refrigeration & Air-conditioning does not require any prior qualification in Refrigeration & Air-conditioning or any experience of working in Refrigeration & Air-conditioning. However, the trainees should have at least completed high school with good results in English, Biology, and Chemistry with 80% or above.

Teaching Methods

  • Class Lectures
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • On Job Training
  • Practical
  • Plant Visits
  • Workshops

Assessment Methods

  • Theoretical Assessments (Formative and Summative).
  • Practical Assessment- in DFP refrigeration workshop & Almarai workshops during plant visits.
  • On Job Training Assessment – Paper based and practical assessment.
  • Projects.

Duration of the Program/ Total Qualification Hours

  • Total Training Hours at DFP: 2640 Hours (40*11=440*6=2640 Contact Hours)
  • OJT Hours: 1056 Hours (22*8*6=1056)
  • Total Training Guided Learning Hours: 2640+1056=3696 Hours
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT) = 3696 Hours

Feedbacks/ Surveys

  1. Trainee Satisfaction Feedback
  2. Graduate Satisfaction Feedback
  3. Line Manager/ Employer Feedback

Facilities and Resources

  1. Experienced and Qualified Trainers
  2. Modern State of the art Labs and Workshops
  3. Multimedia Classrooms
  4. Conducive Learning Environment
  5. Hostels/ Accommodation
  6. Counseling Services for trainees
  7. Transportation
  8. Cafeteria
  9. Sports and Recreational Activities

Head of Specialization Profile

Ariel Tomas Guillermo
He got his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tarlac State University, Tarlac City, Philippines in 1995. He worked as a Head of Refrigeration of DFP from 2019 to present. He also worked for Almarai from 2005 to 2017 in different roles.