Planning, preparing and safely carrying out work in process, product and space cooling.
Refrigeration air conditioning and heat pump engineering technician
Summary of this apprenticeship standard
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What apprentices will learn
- relevant legislation, regulations and standards
- principles of thermodynamics, gas laws, psychrometrics, fluid flow, electricity, properties of refrigerant fluids and lubricants
- data analysis
- the function and operation of system components and how they interact in a range of systems
- safe working practices
- mechanical operations
- applying mathematical principles to their work
All apprentices must achieve a Level 2 Certificate in F Gas and ODS Regulations Category 1.
Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C).
This apprenticeship meets the professional standards of the Engineering Council (EngC) for registration as an engineering technician (EngTech) in partnership with the: the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) and the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.
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