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Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician
Level 3

Apprenticeship:

Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 36 months

You will learn about the principles which underpin refrigeration systems, and you will be able to apply the skills necessary to maintain a variety of refrigeration systems and will have a thorough knowledge of refrigerants, system components and the electrics associated with these systems.

Type of job roles the programme is for

  • Refrigeration Engineering Technician
  • Air Conditioning Engineering Technician
  • Heat Pump Engineering Technician
  • Service Engineering Technician
  • Maintenance Engineering Technician
  • Commissioning Engineering Technician

Qualifications

  • Level 3 Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English¬†

Core competencies

  • Data analysis
  • Legislation
  • Regulations and standards
  • Mechanical operations
  • Environmental impact
  • Logical problem solving
  • Safety approach

Apprenticeship:

Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 36 months

  • New learners and employers are assessed by a Skills Coach or a Business Advisor to ensure their suitability for the programme.
  • After this, they will complete an initial assessment and scoping to identify areas of improvement, and development goals for the apprenticeship
  • An apprenticeship induction is then held for new learners, where they will be introduced to the schedule of study.

Topics

  • Health and safety in RACHP industry
  • Applying fundamental principles to RACHP systems
  • Complex RACHP systems
  • Commissioning and troubleshooting complex RACHP systems
  • Work planning and organisation for RACHP systems
  • Electrical power and control for RACHP systems
  • Relationships to other qualifications
  • Sources of general information

Apprenticeship:

Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician

Qualification: Level 3

Duration: 36 months

There is a clear GC Education & Skills career pathway for the apprentice once they've completed the Level 3 Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician course.