Training Courses

The material for this 1-Day Course includes, but is not limited to:

  • Hazards confronting responders
  • Health effects of ammonia
  • Procedures for handling emergency responses defensively
  • How to plan/prepare for emergencies and identify risks
  • How to decontaminate responders and neutralize/clean up ammonia spills
  • Respiratory protection training including self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBA’s) and respirators
  • Respirator fit-testing (be sure to bring the respirator you will be using to be fit-tested)
  • Proper leak isolation techniques
  • Pressure relief valve 3 way valve operation discussions
  • Ammonia leak detection options

This course covers the OSHA requirements for:

  • Refresher training of emergency response personnel who will respond to leaks or spills of chemicals for the purpose of stopping the leak or spill and neutralizing it.
  • Training of first responder operations level personnel who will respond defensively to leaks for the purpose of protecting nearby persons, property, or the environment from the effects of the release.

Dates Available

2021 schedule to follow



Course Fee: $195

The material for this 2-Day Course includes, but is not limited to:

  • Ammonia Safety
  • Basic Refrigeration Theory and Principles
  • Types of Systems and Associated Components
  • Compressors (Reciprocating, Rotary Screw, and Rotary Vane)
  • Condensers, Condenser Water Treatment, Purging Non-Condensables & Purger Operation
  • Evaporators, Evaporator Piping, Control Valve Operation, Methods of Defrosting, Recirculated Liquid Systems, Transfer Systems, Flooded Systems & Components
  • Plate/Frame & Tube in Shell Chillers & Secondary Coolants
  • Oil Draining Procedures
  • Troubleshooting Methods and Tips

 Benefits of Attending:

  • This class is designed to provide the Industrial Ammonia Refrigeration Operator with the theory and practical knowledge required to successfully operate today’s more sophisticated and demanding systems
  • Expand your knowledge of ammonia refrigeration
  • Increase your understanding of the equipment used in ammonia refrigeration systems
  • Increase your awareness of ammonia hazards, how to protect yourself when working around ammonia, and proper procedures for safely opening systems and draining oil.
  • Improve your troubleshooting skills

Dates Available

2021 schedule to follow



Course Fee: $595

Course Topics:

  • Hazards of the Process
  • Process Technology
  • Process Hazard Analysis
  • Standard Operating Procedures & Safe Work Practices
  • Management of Change – Technology, Facilities, and People
  • Prestart-up Safety Review
  • Mechanical Integrity
  • Incident Investigation
  • Contractor Safety Management
  • PSM Auditing
  • Emergency Response Planning
  • EPA Risk Management Plans (RMP)

Course is designed especially for:

  • PSM and Safety Managers
  • Facility and Maintenance Engineers
  • PSM Team Members and those responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining PSM
  • Process operators
  • Environmental Engineers and Managers
  • Plant Managers and those with oversight responsibilities for PSM

Dates Available 

2021 schedule to follow


Course Fee: $425

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"Discussion after presentation was extremely helpful in determining our location direction in regards to level A status".
Dave R.
Operations Manager
Random Lake, WI
Attended the Initial & Refresher Training for Ammonia Awareness and Response course
"Outstanding! Loved this training. All my supervisors will now be required to attend, to bring more awareness to our organization."
Jim M.
Stevens Point, WI
Attended the Developing and Implementing PSM for Ammonia Refrigeration Systems course
Training Center

Classes run from 8AM – 3:30PM each day and are held at our corporate training center, located at:

W141 N9501 Fountain Blvd.

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 781-5757

Payment is required at time of registration.

To reserve your spot call 262-781-5757 or send an email to:

Summit Refrigeration Group, Inc. |  W141 N9501 Fountain Blvd. |  Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 | (262) 781-5757 | Fax: (262) 781-5759

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