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Refrigeration Air Conditioning Technician Apprentice Airco

As an Apprentice Air Conditioning Engineer you will be responsible for supporting experienced Engineers install, service, maintain and repair HVAC equipment within various working environments. You will learn a trade that is in high demand for the foreseeable future. In 2025 all new domestic buildings will be required to use heat pumps or altern

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Closing date: 26 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    30 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Provide reasonable assistance to the assigned Engineer
  • Adhere to all Company Health & Safety regulations & instructions
  • Proactively complete all mandatory Health & Safety training
  • Develop knowledge and skills on a wide range of HVAC technology
  • Engage with colleagues and clients if/when necessary
  • Attend college on a block release basis, undertaking the Level 3 Diploma in Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
  • Install and maintain refrigeration and heat pumps
  • Travel around the country
  • Learn a trade that is in high demand for the foreseeable future

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Mechanically minded
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Careful considered approach
  • Enable all to work safely
  • Individuals who have the ability to manage their time;  the ability to balance college requirements with workplace requirements
  • Use your initiative to carry out independent learning, enhancing your technical knowledge

Personal qualities

  • Individuals with a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to use their initiative
  • Highly motivated individual who have a hunger to learn and a desire to succeed
  • Polite professional individual who can engage constructively with various stakeholders
  • Individual who is flexible
  • Balance the needs of the business and your training requirements by ensuring you manage your time to complete all college requirements on time

Desired qualifications

  • 5 x GCSE’s at grade 4/C or above including maths & English

Future prospects

  • Successful completion of the apprenticeship could lead to a higher-level apprenticeship or full-time employment for the right candidate

Things to consider

  • You must be able to travel to and from work and college
  • For Health & Safety reasons you must be over 18
  • You must be able to drive with a full driving license
  • You must be comfortable working away during the week
  • You will be required to work long hours
  • We are looking for apprentices to be located near the Hull

About the employer

Airco are a highly respected and established HVAC Contractor based in Hull. Our portfolio encompasses a full range of refrigeration and air conditioning, from complex process cooling solutions to heat pumps, from mobile units to full comfort cooling designs. In short, we design, supply, install, commission, service and maintain the full range of equipment, from all the leading manufacturers to blue chip clients.




Goulton Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lindsey College


Stephen Baker

  • Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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