HRAI has teamed up with the Heating Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) offering a Canadian version of a Counter Specialist Certification Program. The program is designed to provide you with expert advice regarding the necessary knowledge and skills that a successful Counter Specialist should possess. This unique self-paced program offers you the flexibility to customize the program, making it relevant for your company at very minimal costs!

Program offerings include four levels of recognition:

  • Assistant  (employed at least 6 months in wholesale-distribution)
  • Associate  (employed at least one year in counter position)
  • Senior Associate (employed at least two years in counter position)
  • HRAI Certified Counter Specialist (employed at least three years in counter position)

How Members Get Started:

  • Advise employees you are starting “The Program”
  • Gather existing counter employee training histories
  • Assign a company Training Coordinator to manage the program
  • Submit employee data to HARDI
  • HARDI staff evaluates to uncover missing requirements
  • HARDI staff provides summary report to company training coordinator via Excel Spreadsheet
  • Company plans/schedules needed training session/s
  • Company submits additional training material as completed by participant

Enrollment Fee (U.S. dollars):

HRAI member company:    $200.00 registration per company
Employee participant:         $50.00 per participant
Advancement in levels:       $25.00 per participant

Check out what we can do for you!

Contact Caroline Czajko, Manager Divisional Program Wholesalers & Manufacturers