Ice Facility Operator – IFO

This 40 hour course – 5 consecutive-8 hour days – prepares students to write the Technical Safety BC (TSBC) provincial IFO exam. Course content includes basic applied mathematics, safety, codes and regulations, basic refrigeration thermodynamics and system components, floor systems, coolants, electrical systems, heat reclaim and humidity control and general maintenance procedures.

The pre-requisite for the TSBC Provincial IFO Exam are; 40 hours of training through completion of the IFO Theory course and exam plus, 30 days’ work experience including completion of the practicum Log Book. TSBC requires approximately 30 days’ notice to book an exam. For more information on making application to write the provincial IFO exam, visit the Technical Safety BC web site www.technicalsafetybc.ca or call toll free 1-866-566-7233.

Course participants will receive a Casio fx 260 solar calculator for the course. Students interested in pursuing their TSBC Refrigeration Operator RO provincial certification, may use their IFO classroom time as the first of three weeks classroom time required by the TSBC to qualify to write the provincial RO exam.