Our Commitment to Education

IIAR is committed to developing educational programs that highlight the most up-to-date information for the ammonia and natural refrigeration community.

Our certificate programs help refrigeration professionals develop their skills and further their careers by offering specialized training that sets them apart from their peers.

Certificate holders may use proof of their status to help consumers, employers, government agencies and others who rely on a skilled workforce, identify qualified contractors and workers.

With a focus on the practical knowledge that you can use immediately at work, ANR certificate courses also enable you to earn professional development hours without the cost and time involved in on-site programs. IIAR members benefit from special pricing for these programs.

Courses are taught through lectures, related resources and quizzes.
  • View the lectures, review the relevant materials, and pass the course quizzes.
  • Obtain a certificate of completion that documents your achievement and proficiency in the course material.
  • Claim Professional Development Hours.  
Certificate Course Offerings

Standards for Safe Design of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
* Available in Spanish

  • Installation of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
  • Start -up and Commissioning of Closed- Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems  
  • Decommissioning of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
Process Safety Management & Risk Management Program Guidelines
  • Establish and maintain a safe ammonia refrigeration facility
  • Reflects the experiences of industry leaders who have successfully developed both consolidated and individual PSM/RMP programs
  • Provides a template for end users to update or create PSM/RMP programs that comply with rules and regulations
Planning and Performing an Effective PHA (Process Hazard Analysis) Program
  • PHA Fundamentals
  • Planning the PHA
  • Performing and Documenting the PHA
ANSI/IIAR 6  - Coming Soon! Pre-reg available
  • Standard for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Closed-Circuit Ammonia Refrigeration Systems
Ammonia Refrigeration Management (ARM) Program - Coming Soon! Pre-reg available
  • Ammonia Refrigeration Management for Facilities Not Covered by PSM or RMP (typically an ammonia charge <10,000 lbs)

Knowledge. Connection. Innovation
IIAR brings together the world of natural refrigerants to exchange best practices, learn about the latest regulatory developments, and network with like minded professional from across the globe.


Institutional Discounts are based on total participants per calendar year per company.
5-10 registrants = 10% Discount
11-20 registrants = 15% Discount
20+ registrants = 20% Discount 

Current ANR Certificate Holders

Join hundreds of colleagues world-wide in accessing this exceptional educational content to meet your professional development goals. Those who enroll by the end of 2017 have online access to the coursework in their programs until July 15, 2018.

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