Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician Apprentice

A & P AIR CONDITIONING SERVICES LTD

Tyne and Wear, NE11 0JY

Closes on Friday 30 August

Posted on 2 July 2024


Summary

A and P Air Conditioning Services are excited to offer the opportunity for an Air Con and Refrigeration Apprentice to join our ever-expanding business.

Annual wage
£14,193 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump engineering technician (level 3)
Hours
Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

39 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September

Duration

3 Years

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • All apprentices must achieve a “Level 2 Certificate in F Gas and ODS Regulations Category 1” as this is a legal requirement under the EU F Gas Regulation 517/2014 to work on equipment containing Fluorinated Refrigerants
  • Employers who recruit candidates without English or Maths at Level 2 or above must ensure that the apprentice achieves this standard prior to the completion of the Apprenticeship
  • Day release to a college campus

Where you’ll work

Unit 18, Douglas Court, Eleventh Avenue

Team Valley Trading Estate

Gateshead

Tyne and Wear

NE11 0JY

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

CITY OF SUNDERLAND COLLEGE

Your training course

Refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump engineering technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Installation, commissioning, testing, fault diagnostics, rectification of systems, component/refrigerant suitability and selection
  • Working with pressure systems and electrical circuits and systems
  • Evaluating and mitigating risks of refrigerants including toxicity, flammability and other potential risks or hazards to self and the general public
  • Decommissioning, safe recovery and disposal of equipment and hazardous waste transfer
  • Electrical and electronic control systems setting, testing and fault finding; and their integration with system-associated communication networks
  • Positioning, fixing, jointing and testing of pipework, electrical circuits and water circuits where relevant
  • Determining heating and cooling loads and selecting and balancing appropriate components and systems for maximum performance and efficiency
  • Using system operating parameters for efficient performance to achieve measurable and sustained reductions in carbon emissions
  • Routine and reactive service and maintenance, testing, fault finding, reporting and rectification
  • Retrofitting and retrofilling of existing equipment to lower GWP refrigerants including safety, reliability and environmental considerations
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9-4 or A*-C)
    • Maths (grade 9-4 or A*-C)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Able to follow instruction
    • Be friendly and approachable
    • Be keen to learn every aspec
    • Be logical thinking to learn
    • Be willing to travel to vari
    • Can-do attitude
    • Confident to ask questions w
    • Very good timekeeper
    • Very reliable in attendance

    About this company

    Installations, service and maintenance in air conditioning equipment in the commercial and domestic sectors.

    After this apprenticeship

    • The possibility of full time employment on the successful completion of the apprenticeship

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CITY OF SUNDERLAND COLLEGE

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261834.

    Apply now

    Closes on Friday 30 August

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