Refrigeration/Air-Conditioning Apprenticeship

A career in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry will not only reward an apprentice’s potential, but also offer opportunities to enhance their technical capability. The industry always needs new entrants of appropriate ability, and in return offers a varied and rewarding career in  a challenging working environment.

The programme is likely to be suitable for individuals who:

  • Have an aptitude for technical subjects and/or are practically minded
  • Have an interest in technology
  • Can demonstrate an ability to solve practical problems

Selection criteria for this programme may include:

  • Good colour vision to recognise colour-coded wires and components
  • Ability to work at heights or in confined spaces
  • Willingness to work outside
  • Willingness to work unsociable hours
  • Willingness to undergo a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check when required

The apprenticeship framework is comprised of three elements:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems
This competence based qualification is assessed through portfolio evidence in the workplace

Knowledge based qualification—Technical Certificate
Knowledge based element is assessed through external examination

Functional Skills
English Level 2
Maths Level 2
ICT Level 1
Assessed through external test

Day release may be required for training

Length of programme 12-15 months

How to apply – Contact us for an application form on 01482 611896 or complete the on-line form.