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Major Appliance Service

Major Appliance Service


The Major Appliance Service Program will train you to service, diagnose, and repair all major appliances. We provide classroom and laboratory training. In the lab, you will work on actual non-working appliances. You will learn when and how to use the proper tools, where to locate needed parts, how to remove or repair broken parts, and how to attach new parts.

In order to protect our environment, students are instructed on the proper way to handle refrigerants. Before completing the program, all students will take the EPA certification.

Career Opportunities   Annual Salary

While various industries employee students from the Major Appliance Service program, many will obtain employment as Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers. Within this field, you might be responsible for installing and repairing industrial, commercial, or residential appliance systems, including refrigeration and sanitation control machines. 

Typical day-to-day tasks might include:

  • Observe and test system operation, using gauges and instruments.
  • Adjust valves according to specifications and charge system with proper type of refrigerant by pumping the specified gas or fluid into the system.
  • Test lines, components, and connections for leaks.
  • Dismantle malfunctioning systems and test components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment.
  • Adjust or replace worn or defective mechanisms and parts and reassemble repaired systems.

Arkansas Median Salary: $29,660

National Median Salary: $38,160

10 Year Projected Employment Demand: 1%

*Bureau of Labor Statistics accessed through


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Program Credential Credits to Credential Program Documents Program Cost
Technical Certificate Major Appliance Service 31 TC MAS Program of Study $3,646.00*

                                                                                                                    *Approximate cost of the program for in-county residents.


Interested in Learning More? Contact one of our Admission Staff in the Hodges Student Services Complex, at (870)-633-4480 Ext. 300.  Campus.png




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