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Air Conditioning Level 2 Apprenticeship at Northumberland College

Course description

This course is for anyone who works in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry and wants to gain a qualification. An Apprenticeship is an excellent way to earn money whilst gaining hands on practical work experience

Course content

The 'F' gas qualification forms part of the Level 2 NVQ course and includes prefabrication and installation of an RAC system. Ideal if you are employed in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry and would like to gain a recognised qualification.

Entry requirements

You should have four GCSEs at Grade D or above including English and Maths or a relevant Level 1 qualification and be employed in the industry.


Your progress will be assessed by practical assessments both on site and in the workshop, plus online exams.

Future opportunities

After completing the course you could progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.

Last updated date: 16 May 2016

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    • You will benefit from excellent facilities that are of industry standard so you'll be prepared for your future career.

      We have recently invested £6.5 million at the campus and our excellent training facilities include:

      • Dedicated studio space for art, design, fashion, textiles and photography
      • Replica aircraft for cabin crew training
      • Luxurious hair and beauty salon with nail bar and individual treatment rooms
      • Engineering and advanced manufacturing workshops equipped with the latest technologies
      • Spacious motor vehicle workshop with five vehicle bays and diagnostic equipment
      • Large construction workshops dedicated to carpentry and joinery, highways, brickwork, tiling and painting and decorating
      • Electrical installation workshops
      • The Gallery restaurant, modern 40 seat commercially run modern restaurant
      • Fully equipped industry standard commercial kitchens
      • Health skills room
      • A choice of places to eat and catch up with friends
      • Learning Resource Centre with a range of learning material resources, an IT suite and quiet study areas.