Dates Set for New Tech, Management, and Electric, Gas, and Steam Training

The Commercial Food Equipment Service Association (CFESA) has scheduled several training events geared at foodservice equipment distributors and servicers through November. All courses will be held at CFESA’s Global Training Facility in Fort Mill, S.C. Those interested in the following events may register at the CFESA website at

Middle Management Course
Oct. 2-4
$750 for CFESA members and $1,500 for non-members

This management level 1 training course is geared toward entry and mid-level managers within the foodservice repair industry and will focus on daily operations, customer service, and problem solving.

Installation Training
Nov. 6-8
$750 for CFESA members and $1,500 for non-members

This training course is designed for mid-level technicians that want to begin handling installations as a team leader. Instruction will include a safety and sanitation overview and a review of basic electrical systems, including circuit breakers, fuses, caps and receptacles, and conduit sizing. In addition, the course will cover the basics of gas, including piping, pressures, leaks, venting and connectors.

Participants will be tested on their knowledge at the end of the course and those who receive a passing grade and are employed by a CFESA member company will designated as a “CFESA Certified Installer.”

Electric, Gas, Steam, and Water Quality (EGS&W) Training
Nov. 12-17
$750 for CFESA members and $1,500 for non-members

The EGS&W course will focus on hands-on troubleshooting for technicians with two or fewer years of field experience. Participants should be familiar with electric, gas, and steam theory and possess basic mechanical aptitude.

New Tech Training
Nov. 26-30
$1,000 for CFESA members and $2,000 for non-members

The new tech training class is a specialized course for those looking to enter or who have recently joined the foodservice equipment repair industry. Participants should have little to no experience with equipment installation. Training will cover company expectations, customer service, kitchen equipment operations, and the basic principals of electric, gas, and steam.