Air Conditioning Apprentice Technician FORMOST AIR CONDITIONING LTD

A great opportunity to join a small team of dedicated professional technicians in this exciting and growing industry of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump installation and servicing. You'll be joining an established company of over 35 years, providing a first class service to the extensive client base we have built over this period.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    16-17 years - salary is £13,728 18-20 years - salary is £18,447 21 years plus - salary is £23,985

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:30hrs Friday 08:30 to 15:00hrs

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    15 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Attending to service, repair and maintain refrigeration across our client portfolio
  • Support the technicians in installation and commissioning of new refrigeration and air conditioning equipment
  • Support the Technicians with new cables and pipework installations
  • Implement fault finding regimes and pressure testing processes.
  • Attend emergency breakdowns and scheduled servicing requirements

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard.

This apprenticeship includes:

Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems Diploma Level 2

Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems Diploma L3

Award in F-Gas and ODS Regulations: Category I Level 2

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession.

You will experience a blended learning model.

This programme is delivered via a day release delivery model which means that one day per week, your attendance is required at our engineering campus in NG17. This attendance is required during term time only.

You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

For the right candidate there may be the opportunity to progress on to full time employment with further training to support your continued development. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, ability to work to deadlines, Good housekeeping skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

Formost are an established and innovative air-conditioning company and in todays business climate, it's reassuring to know that your air-conditioning company is identifying, designing and applying the most environmentally efficient products. Formost have been established for over 35 years and our impressive portfolio of clients is testament to the high standards that we adhere to. We provide a full range of air-conditioning and M&E services throughout the UK with 24/7 working capabilities to ensure that your project is completed at the most convenient time for you and your business.







NG11 7EP

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Training provider


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



01623 900798

Apprenticeship standard

Refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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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