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Apprentice Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician

Job description

Complete Cooling Services Ltd are looking to recruit an apprentice to join their experienced team of technicians, who service, repair & maintain air conditioning, refrigeration & ventilation equipment.

An air conditioning technician is a specialist occupation involved in planning, preparing and safely carrying out servicing, repairs & maintenance activities on air conditioning & ventilation systems in a range of locations.

Once qualified a competent technician will work without any immediate supervision and liaises effectively with other trades and end users.

The role includes:

  • Learning and mastering the installation of systems
  • Positioning and fixing pipework
  • Testing and fault-finding
  • Monitoring performance to ensure systems are maintained to provide maximum performance and efficiency

Throughout this apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to work at a variety of locations as and when new projects arise.

You will be required to attend College on a weekly block release basis and undertake any additional training as requested and to take an active part in the apprentice review process.

You will be required to follow Health & Safety policy and procedures, including the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required, use all tools, equipment and materials safely and build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and other trades.

A technician is required to be familiar with industry Codes of Practice and other sources of information where UK Safety and Environmental legislation are key drivers of the rapid changes in technology and processes with the sector.

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 27/10/2021

Possible start date: 31/01/2022

Skills required

  • Demonstrate the ability to work calmly under pressure and to agreed deadlines and able to prioritise work and manage a number of tasks at the same time
  • Able to follow clearly given instructions and demonstrate good attention to detail
  • Will need to liaise and interact with a wide range of people including with team colleagues, clients and suppliers plus other trades people so excellent communication skills are an essential

Qualifications required

Minimum entry requirements: maths, English Language and ICT GCSE grade A-C* 8/4 and above (or equivalent qualification).

Training provided

Level 3 Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician Apprenticeship.

Future progression

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Additional questions for candidates

During the application process you will be asked the following additional question(s) below. To prepare yourself, have a think about how you might answer them.

First question
Do you have a drivers license and access to your own vehicle?

Second question
Why are you interested in a career in this industry?

Employer information

Complete Cooling Services are a local company who care passionately that all of their customers get the very best service and support in their air conditioning and comfort cooling requirements. Their highly trained team of skilled technicians have over 107 years of combined experience.

Address details:

Complete Cooling Services Ltd
Unit 4a
Nottingham
NG10 1GS

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Reference number VAC001775816
Working week Monday - Friday 8 am - 4.30 pm includes 1/2 hour unpaid lunch.

(40 hours per week)

Expected duration 36 months
Apprenticeship level Advanced
Related course Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)
Salary £184.80 - £356.40 (Weekly)

Wage explained

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

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