Key activities are: the design, installation, routine maintenance, reactive service, commissioning and de-commissioning of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heat Pump systems. Technicians require a thorough competency in their understanding of the engineering principles of thermodynamics and the vapour compression cycle in order to perform operations.
A fully competent technician works without immediate supervision and liaises effectively with other trades and with end-users.
Typical job roles include:
Please get in touch with us to find out when the next course will start.
On this apprenticeship, you will cover the following knowledge, skills and behaviours:
Legislation, Regulations and Standards
Safe working practices
Control circuit application
Application of mathematical principles
Sustainable system operation
Strong work ethic
Logical problem solver
Focus on quality
On successful completion you will achieve a Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard in Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heat Pump (RACHP) Engineering.
You 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.
This standard is designed to meet the professional standards of the Engineering Council for registration as an Engineering Technician (EngTech) in partnership with the Institute of Refrigeration and CIBSE.
You must hold a minimum of 5 GCSE's grade A*-C/4-9.
You will study at the Practical Refrigeration and Training Centre, Burnley.
There is no fee for the learner. For information on costs to the employer, please contact us.
T. 0161 876 3300