Courses

U.S. ICE RINK ASSOCIATION COURSES


Ice Maintenance and Equipment Operation | IMEO

Participants will learn the skills required to troubleshoot poor ice conditions, perform ice maintenance, equipment operations and up-keep, while maintaining a safe physical setting. Taking the participant through a combination of in-class and on ice teachings allows for general interaction with equipment and hands-on experience. Geared for ice resurfacer operators, it will improve the working confidence of the participant.

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Basic Arena Refrigeration | BAR

Basic Arena Refrigeration has become an industry-recognized minimum competency for practitioners working in a recreation-related refrigeration plant. Participants will learn the theory and principles of refrigeration and the importance this plays in the creation of a quality ice surface.

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Ice Making & Painting Technologies | IMPT

Building on the theory from Basic Refrigeration, this course will enhance the practitioners’ knowledge while increasing their operational effectiveness through proven ice installation principles. Further, participants will have hands-on exposure to on-ice applications.

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Human Resource Management | HRM

This course provides information and tools to manage human resource issues correctly and efficiently. Employer-to-employee, employee-to-employee and customer service topics are reviewed in depth.

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Programming, Marketing & Promotions | PMP

This course focuses on topics related to operating a profitable ice arena. Participants learn how to develop and implement programs, marketing plans and materials to promote their ice arena.

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Operations & Risk Management | ORM

This management course reviews topics related to operating an ice arena safely and efficiently. Participants learn how to identify, assess and address safety and risk related items.

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Safe Ice Resurfacer Operations | SIRO

The Safe Ice Resurfacer Operation course is a cost-effective method for skating facilities to provide initial, standardized education to new and novice staff, that are required to operate their ice resurfacers.

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Our 16th annual educational conference and trade show will take place May 22-25, 2018 in Columbus, OH. NARCE gives you the unique opportunity to expand your knowledge and network with professionals from around North America. Registration starts January 1, 2018

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