Appliance Service Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Courses


Appliance Service Safety

Students learn about electrical and mechanical safety requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, safe work place practices and procedures, environmental refrigerant laws (ODP), the use of Mapp & acetylene torches, Lock Out & Tag Safety, Propane in Construction, WHMIS and Confined Spaces Hazard Awareness training.

Servicing and Installation Methods

Students will be trained in the proper use of hand and power tools as well as servicing, repairing and installing major appliances. They will have an understanding of electrical, electronics and plumbing aspects related to the servicing of appliances. Students will be trained in soldering and brazing.

Schematic Diagrams and Parts Look Up

Students will have the skills to read and understand electrical and electronic schematics and charts. They will have the knowledge to look up and identify parts needed for the servicing of appliances.

Employability Skills

Resume Writing, Interview, Customer Service, Communications and Timesheet Skills Training.


  • Minimum of a Canadian high school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student
  • Pass an entrance test administrated by Herzing College
  • Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field
  • Meet any additional program specific entrance requirements

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