Apprentice air conditioning engineer Greenworks Solutions Ltd

Apprentice air conditioning engineer.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 05 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    06 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Reporting to a senior engineer you will learn the skills to become a qualified air conditioning engineer.  You will need to be enthusiastic and committed.

Your day to day duties and training will be based onsite and will be supported by college studies.

You will be working alongside our engineers on our client’s sites carrying out the installation of air con equipment, servicing, maintaining and repairing air conditioning systems.

You will be assisting an engineer in first fix, wiring and commissioning.

The ideal candidate should have the following qualities:

  • Good attention to detail.
  • Hard-working & committed.
  • Punctual and organised.
  • Polite and courteous.

Be willing to be flexible to working hours - this is a must due to the nature of the industry- Self-motivated –Early starts and potentially working away.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good understanding of mechanical and electrical principles.
  • Manual dexterity and physical ability to carry out mechanical work.

Personal qualities

  • Good communication.
  • Attentive.
  • Committed.

Qualifications required

  • Previous experience preferred.
  • A driving licence would be needed by the end of the apprenticeship in order to operate independently.
  • CSCS card.

Future prospects

Potential for employment as an air conditioning engineer.

About the employer

Combining the industry experience of Maplin Air Conditioning and Conolly Refrigeration, Greenworks Controlled Environments have over 40 years of expertise in refrigeration and air conditioning, designing, building and maintaining the very best solutions for our clients. Our team of designers, specifiers and engineers have years of experience in all aspects of controlled environments. We provide solutions for cleanroom and laboratory controlled environments, cold rooms, ventilation systems , liquid chillers, refrigeration and cooling to discerning clients. Sectors we have worked with include Manufacturing Industry, research and Development, Local Authorities, Retail, Wholesale, Horticulture, Military, NHS Trusts, Food Processing, Hotels and Catering. Our client base includes numerous individual users of sustainable Commercial Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems.


Greenworks Solutions Ltd


57 Haltwhistle Road

South Woodham Ferrers



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Training provider

  • You will complete an Apprenticeship in Air Conditioning & Refrigeration.
  • This will take three years to complete and you will attend PROCAT college in Basildon for 1 day per week.

Apprenticeship standard

Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump > Refrigeration Air Conditioning & Heat Pump Engineering Technician

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Prospects College of Advanced Technology


Catherine Weissand 0800 389 3589

Employer's Application Instructions

Click 'Apply now' to go through to the PROCAT application page. Fill in the form to apply, ensuring to specify your prior qualifications and that you are applying for the Greenworks vacancy. A member of our recruitment team will contact you to discuss your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Oct 2017