Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprentice A K Services

You will be learning all areas of the role to become a Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineer.

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Closing date: 30 Nov 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

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A hardworking and diligent person is required to fill an apprentice role within our Driffield site.  This role will see you travelling around the area maintaining customer's equipment and also installation of new machinery in to commercial or private properties.  You will need to have a technical mind and be comfortable using hand held as well as electric tools.  

An excellent standard of Maths is required for this role as you will be carrying out complex calculations, along with an excellent standard of English (Grade A* - C in both or equivalent).

You must be flexible and it would be desirable for you to have a full and clean driving license.

There are excellent prospects available for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good practical skills
  • The ability to follow technical instructions
  • An understanding of safe working practices for the industry
  • Excellent customer service skills

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident
  • Flexible in your approach to work
  • Organised

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade A* - C English and Maths, Functional Skills, or Level 2 equivalents
  • GCSE Grade A* - C in ICT, Functional Skills, or Level 2 ICT equivalent

Future prospects

Once your training is completed you can expect an excellent salary package and continuing professional development to ensure that you as an engineer are always at the top of the industry.

About the employer

We offer full installation, servicing and maintenance for refrigeration and air conditioning systems. We also offer a 24 hour call out service. Based in the East Riding of Yorkshire, we cover the whole of the Yorkshire and the Humber region and cover other regions when our contract services are required. We provide all our services for commercial and industrial clients. Making sure that you can keep a cool environment is really important for your business. If you're in the business of storing perishable goods, the need for good refrigeration systems is necessary, but that doesn't always mean that they're easy to source or maintain. It's the same with air conditioning systems: they're great for making sure that you can work in a comfortable and healthy environment, but they have to be working properly.


A K Services


Unit 1


YO25 9DU

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Training provider

As well as training which will take place with your supervisor and in the field, you will also undertake the following formal training in the classroom:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing, Testing and Maintaining Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
  • Mathematics Level 2 (where you do not have a concession)
  • English Level 2 (where you do not have a concession)
  • ICT Level 1 (where you do not have a concession)
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by AIRCO REFRIGERATION AND AIRCONDITIONING LIMITED

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Closing date: 30 Nov 2017