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NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Air Conditioning at City Training Services

Course description

The Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprenticeship teaches students to become problem solvers in the fields of heating, refrigeration and air conditioning. Students in this program will: Understand technical knowledge and practices essential to work in the heating and cooling fields. The Learner will be taught by qualified and experienced tutors at one of our approved local Colleges who will be supportive and encourage “hands on “learning as well as classroom theory. For the duration of the apprenticeship the Learner will receive full support from one of our dedicated training co-ordinators who will maintain regular contact and conduct a progress review every 10 weeks.

Course content

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing, Testing and Maintaining Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems which has:

Knowledge Units

Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering

Understand how to apply environmental protection measures within BSE

Understand how to apply scientific principles within

Understand air conditioning and heat pump system installation, testing and maintenance techniques

Competence Units

Understand and carry out safe working practices in building services engineering

Apply safe working practices in building services engineering working environments

Install, test and maintain air conditioning and heat pump systems

Understand and carry out site preparation and pipework fabrication techniques for RAC systems

Handling fluorinated gases and ozone-depleting substances - category I personnel

Plus either -

Understand and carry out electrical work on RAC systems and components


Understand and carry out electrical work on RAC systems and components

Entry requirements

GCSE grade C and above or equivalent in Maths & English would be an advantage.


This qualification is assessed through written & practical Assignments, and E-Volve on line examinations, plus on site observations.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Air Conditioning, an apprentice will have the skills, knowledge and qualifications to:

Register on an appropriate Certification Scheme

Progress to learning and assessment programmes that lead to relevant Level 3

qualifications and/or an Advanced Apprenticeship in Air Conditioning or Air Conditioning Service and Maintenance

Progress in their career with further training into such job roles as Technician, Designer Estimator, Project Manager, Service Manager, Site/Workshop Supervisor/Manager, Chartered Engineer, Sales Engineer

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How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City Training Services directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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