Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering Apprentice G&R COOLING SOLUTIONS LIMITE

G & R Cooling are looking to employ a commercial air-conditioning and refrigeration apprentice engineer. Working with our skilled engineers and existing trainee at various customer sites. You will learn all aspects of the industry during your apprenticeship, which will lead to you becoming a qualified mobile engineer.

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Closing date: 08 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    The working hours are 40 per week, mostly office hours but does require some flexibility (normally 8am-5pm).

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties include:-

  • Assist engineer with carrying and passing tools
  • Erect Ladders and other equipment
  • Learn to read drawings
  • Customer communication
  • Maintenance work e.g changing filters and cleaning (supervised)
  • Helping to organise the unit and van stock
  • Any other tasks that will help to support our small team.

The training you will be getting

The qualification the apprentice shall recieve at the end of the apprenticeship will be the Level 2 Engineering Operative apprenticeship standard.
Day release will involve attending SBC Training in Shrewsbury one day a week.

Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours – Learners and employers will have a range of options to select from that cover each knowledge module of the apprenticeship standard.

Functional Skills - These provide practical skills to help gain the most out of work, education and everyday life. Learners will complete written and online tests.

End point assessment - The End Point Assessment is the final stage of the apprenticeship. It comprises written and practical tests as well as a professional dialogue and interview

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The successful applicant may have a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This vacancy is being managed by SBC Training on behalf of this company. By submitting your application, you are consenting to allow SBC Training and the employer to contact you in connection with your application. Your details will not be shared with third parties.

About the employer

Shropshire based Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Specialists. Over 50 years of industry experience.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Colin Preece


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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