Apprentice Service Engineer


Nottinghamshire, NG14 6QL

Closes in 31 days (Tuesday 20 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 2 July 2024


We are looking for a Refrigeration and Air-conditioning apprentice to join our ever growing team, this is an excellent opportunity to kick start your career with a well-established company.

Annual wage
£13,312 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)
Monday to Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


3 Years

Positions available



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

Level 3 Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.

This programme includes:

  • Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems Diploma Level 2
  • Award in F-Gas and ODS Regulations: Category I Level 2
  • Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems Diploma Level 3

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

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

You will experience a blended learning model.

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.

Where you’ll work

17 Calverton Business Park, Hoyle Road




NG14 6QL


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


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.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 9-4 / A-C)
    • Maths (grade 9-4 / 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.


    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Enthusiastic
    • Punctual
    • Able to take instruction
    • Reliable
    • Hardworking
    • Passion for a hands on role

    About this company

    FWP UK are a well-established and highly regarded company offering nationwide coverage. Our team of dynamic engineers provide ongoing heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration services to clients such as Wagamama, The Ivy Group, Incipio, Wendy’s, Hawksmoor, Daylesford Organic, Serco to name but a few. Our client’s loyalty, coupled with our ongoing expansion means we are actively seeking Trainee HVAC Engineers (Heating, Ventilation Air Conditioning).

    After this apprenticeship

    • Potentially full time employment for the right individual

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:



    01623 900639

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262010.

    Apply now

    Closes in 31 days (Tuesday 20 August at 11:59pm)

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