Take the First Step Toward Your Welding Career Now!
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.
The Welding Specialist program prepares a graduate for entry level positions in structural,
pipe and pipeline, and thin alloy welding. Key welding processes include SMAW (stick),
GMAW/FCAW (MIG/Fluxcore), and GTAW (TIG) welding procedures. Students learn welding
safety, torch cutting processes, proper arc welding equipment setup, important welding
control techniques, fundamental welding processes, and basic welding metallurgy. This
intense program is primarily lab based and focuses on developing critical welding skills.
Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will receive a diploma and should
possess the skills and knowledge to test for welder certification through the American
Welding Society (AWS).
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/.
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