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Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician - Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)

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Apprenticeship outline

If you want to earn while you learn, this Advanced Apprenticeship could be for you!

You could be employed in a variety of roles including:

  • Refrigeration Technician/Engineer
  • Air Conditioning Technician/Engineering
  • Heat pump Technician/Engineer
  • Service Technician/Engineer
  • Maintenance Technician/Engineer
  • Commissioning Engineer

The Apprenticeship will cover:

  • Planning, preparing and safely carrying out work in process, product and space cooling
  • The design, installation, routine maintenance, reactive service, commissioning and de-commissioning of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump systems

Technicians require a thorough competency in their understanding of the engineering principles of thermodynamics and the vapour compression cycle in order to perform operations.

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship by emailing your CV to business@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk.

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Call the Business Engagement Team on 0115 945 7260

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Vacancy Post Employer/Location Salary

Vacancy Post:

Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Apprentice Technician
(Closing date: 15/09/2019)

Employer/Location:

Chill Air Conditioning Limited (Nottingham)

Salary:

£170.00 (Weekly)

Vacancy Post:

Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Apprentice Technician
(Closing date: 15/09/2019)

Employer/Location:

PV ACE (MIDLANDS) LTD (Nottingham)

Salary:

£156.00 (Weekly)
Study location Basford 664 Nuthall Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG8 6AQ
Attendance

Day Release

Start date

September

Framework/standard

Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump - Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician - Level 3

Duration

36 months

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement

You will also need 4 GCSEs at grades 9 to 4/A* to C or equivalent including English Language and Maths. Some employers may require additional qualifications depending on the role

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Assessment

All apprentices must achieve a Level 2 Certificate in F Gas and ODS Regulations Category 1, as this is a legal requirement under the EU F Gas Regulation 517/2014 to work on equipment containing Fluorinated Refrigerants.

Assessment will take place both during and at the end of the apprenticeship, with completion being dependent on successful achievement of the qualification elements and the endorsement of the employer after a professional discussion, with the apprentice and training provider.

Apprentices will be assigned an assessor who will monitor their progress both in college and on site. Students are required to keep a portfolio of evidence generated in the workplace. Students will also be required to attend college on a day release in order to study the theoretical aspects of the apprenticeship and enhance their practical skills in preparation for the End Point Assessment (EPA)

Progression

Level 3 is the appropriate level for Engineering Technicians who need to work without supervision and have a high level of responsibility.

Additional information

This standard is designed to meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech) in partnership with the Institute of Refrigeration and CIBSE

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