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Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing (RAC) NC I in the Philippines

Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing NC I (Window-Type Air-conditioning/Domestic Refrigeration) is a short TESDA course in the Philippines that will train you in installing, servicing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing air-conditioning and refrigeration units in domestic/residential environments.

Some examples of skills that you will acquire from enrolling in this course include:

  • Preparing materials and tools
  • Observing procedures, specifications and manuals of instruction
  • Performing mensuration and calculation
  • Performing basic benchwork
  • Performing basic electrical work
  • Maintaining tools and equipment
  • Performing housekeeping and safety practices
  • Documenting work accomplished
  • Installing window-type air-conditioning/domestic refrigeration units
  • Servicing and maintaining window-type air-conditioning/domestic refrigeration units
  • Troubleshooting window-type air-conditioning/domestic refrigeration systems
  • Recovering and recycling refrigerant in window-type air-conditioning/domestic refrigeration systems
  • Repairing and retrofitting window-type air-conditioning/domestic refrigeration systems and accessories
  • Performing testing and commissioning for window-type air-conditioning/domestic refrigeration systems

Course Duration

Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing NC I (Window-Type Air-conditioning/Domestic Refrigeration) takes a minimum of 142 hours to complete.

Admission Requirements

Common requirements for TESDA courses include:

  • Copy of Birth Certificate authenticated by NSO
  • Copy of High school or College Diploma
  • Certified True Copy of Transcript of Records
  • 1×1 Pictures
  • Certificate of Good Moral Character

Requirements, however, may vary depending on the institution you are going to enroll at, so we strongly suggest you get in touch with the school or training center’s official representatives for more accurate and detailed information.


Qualified graduates of Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing NC I (Window-Type Air-conditioning/Domestic Refrigeration) can find employment as any of the following:

  • Window-Type Air-conditioning Installer
  • Window-Type Air-conditioning/Domestic Refrigeration Mechanic

Competency Assessment and Certification

Students enrolled in the Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Servicing NC I (Window-Type Air-conditioning/Domestic Refrigeration) course may be required to undergo a Competency Assessment before graduation. A National Certificate (NC I) will be issued to students who passed this assessment. You can find more information on assessments and certifications at the official website of TESDA.

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  1. hi good am. ask ko lang po kung san po branch ng tesda available yung RAC NC2? may NC1 na po ko gusto ko continue hanggang NC3.. reply pls. thanks.

  2. Is there a scholarship program for that certain course?!. Thus it has a night schooling?!. My husband is interested.

    • Hi, Raquel!

      We’re sorry, but we’re not aware of any scholarships related to this course right now. We suggest you contact the nearest TESDA office so they can answer that question for you.


  3. Is rac course is available here in tesda tagig?!.

  4. where can i enroll for RAC NC I? i am from novaliches, qc. thanks

  5. hi,

    i am looking for a certified ac technician
    window type, split type, vrf type
    with tesda certification

    can you please recommend qualified individual

    thank you

  6. may i know how much would it cost to enroll in the program?
    and when is the best time to enroll? when is the starting schedule of the course?

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