Apprenticeships

Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician (Day Release) Apprenticeship Level 3

Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
APPRENTICESHIP PART TIME DAY 2021
Contact us Luckyn Lane Campus
Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
APPRENTICESHIP PART TIME DAY 2021
Contact us Luckyn Lane Campus

Overview

This course is delivered as a day release programme, Learners will attend College 1 day per week to understand both theoretical and practical training. The apprentice will learn a wide range of skills, knowledge and behaviours which will enable them to function effectively and efficiently as a Refrigeration and Air conditioning engineer.  Some of the skills covered in this apprenticeship include:

  • Electrical and electronic control systems setting, testing and fault finding; and their integration with system-associated communication networks
  • Installation, commissioning, testing, fault diagnostics, rectification of systems, component/refrigerant suitability and selection
  • Working with pressure systems and electrical circuits and systems
  • Evaluating and mitigating risks of refrigerants including toxicity, flammability and other potential risks or hazards to self and the general public.
  • Decommissioning, safe recovery and disposal of equipment and hazardous waste transfer
  • Determining heating and cooling loads and selecting and balancing appropriate components and systems for maximum performance and efficiency.

Entry Requirements

  • Employed in a trade/industry related to the apprenticeship.
    You will need to find employment in a related trade/industry before applying for the apprenticeship programme you wish to complete.
  • A*-C 9/4 Grade GSCE or Level 2 functional skills in English & maths