Amerit Launches Reefer Tech Academy

Amerit Launches “Reefer Tech Academy” to Elevate Skills Training in Repair and Maintenance of Refrigerated Trailer Technology.

Walnut Creek, Calif., August 15, 2023 – Amerit Fleet Solutions, a recognized leader in fleet maintenance solutions, proudly introduces the “Reefer Tech Academy,” a comprehensive curriculum developed to train the next generation of skilled technicians. The program focuses on environmental compliance, refrigerants management, leak detection, and other repairs and maintenance of refrigerated trailer technology. This initiative emphasizes Amerit’s commitment to advancing employees’ expertise, and helping technicians foster career growth.

Empowering Tomorrow’s Reefer Technicians

As the demand for reefer technicians continues to surge, Amerit is taking a pioneering step by establishing the “Reefer Tech Academy.” This program is meticulously designed to equip technicians with the necessary knowledge and hands-on experience to excel in the complex world of refrigeration systems. Like our Trailer Tech program, this curriculum blends theoretical concepts with practical application, ensuring graduates are well-prepared to tackle real-world challenges. By the end of this program, participants will understand the components of a refrigeration unit as well as the environmental roles and responsibilities attributed to the position.

“I am very pleased that Amerit continues to offer expanded learning and development opportunities.” Says Amerit Fleet Solutions’ CHRO Natalie Kathain. “This program embodies our commitment to shaping the future of our industry and fostering a skilled workforce.”

Program Highlights

  1. Comprehensive Curriculum: The Reefer Tech Academy offers a robust curriculum covering essential topics and places a strong emphasis on EPA regulations 608 and 609, enabling technicians to navigate these requirements with confidence. This course is for technicians who are pursuing either an EPA 608 or 609 certification or who otherwise plan to work as a technician on refrigeration units.
  2. Hands-On Training: The Reefer Tech Academy is designed for technicians with at least one year’s experience. This academy will help techs become well-versed in environmental compliance, including handling refrigerants, leak detection, and proper disposal procedures.
  3. Expert Instructors: The program is led by Amerit professionals with extensive experience in refrigeration technology, ensuring students receive top-tier instruction.

“With our deep expertise in fleet maintenance and management, we recognize the importance of well-trained technicians in ensuring the safety and efficiency of our clients’ assets.” Says Amein Punjani, COO for Amerit. “The Reefer Academy will serve as a platform for our current technicians to test and update their skills and knowledge. Through this initiative, we aim to raise the industry standards and further solidify our position as a leader in fleet maintenance.”


About Amerit

Amerit is a leading name in fleet maintenance and repair solutions, recognized for its unwavering commitment to innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction. With a proven track record, Amerit continues to drive advancements in maintenance practices and now extends its expertise to the realm of refrigeration technology through the Reefer Tech Academy.

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