#1272 | April 19, 2012
EPA 608 Certification Refresher Course/Testing offered at Liberty Campus
SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College will offer the EPA 608 Refresher Course and Computerized Certification Testing for HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) on Friday, May 25, 2012. This course will benefit technicians wishing to take the next step in their career, which will enable them to purchase refrigerants.
The two-hour refresher course begins at 8 a.m. on Friday, May 25, 2012 at STC’s Liberty Campus (100 Technology Drive, Hinesville, Ga., 31313). The test begins at 10 a.m., also on May 25, at Liberty Campus. Please note, late arrivals will not be allowed to sit for the test in Lab 109.
Since November 14, 1994, Section 608 of the Federal Clean Air Act requires all technicians who maintain, service, repair or dispose of appliances containing regulated refrigerants be certified in proper refrigerant handling techniques. EPA-Approved Section 608 certification is required to service building air conditioning and refrigeration systems. HVAC technicians are allowed purchase any refrigerant in containers greater than 20 pounds once they earn the EPA-approved 608 certification.
The $85 registration fee includes a study guide, two-hour refresher course and certification testing. This fee is non-refundable. The deadline to register and pay for the course and test is noon on Friday, May 4, 2012.
To register for the course and test and for payment, contact Reeshemah Johnson 912.443.5808. Credit and/or debit card payments may be made via telephone. Money order, personal or cashier’s checks made payable to Savannah Technical College will only be accepted at the Crossroads Campus.
Upcoming EPA 608 refresher course and tests are scheduled for June 22, July 13 and August 24 with registration due two weeks prior to the course/testing date.
For questions about the refresher course, please contact:
Bob Barringer (Industrial Technology) 912.443.5866 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For registration and payment information for the refresher
course/testing, please contact:
Reeshemah Johnson 912.443.5808 or email@example.com.
Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Savannah, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 4,500 credit students each semester, Savannah Tech offers nearly 100 different instructional programs in Business and Technology, Public Service, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry. The College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.
For More Information Contact:
Amy Shaffer, APR