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Refrigeration & Air Conditioning - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2)

This course will prepare you to enter the refrigeration industry and/or air-conditioning industry and equally to Level 3.

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Title Campus Type Week Starting Places Available Fee
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning - Apprenticeship NI (Level 2) - Year 1
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Full-Time 27/08/2018
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Course Overview
The course aims to develop practical skills and knowledge essential to working in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry. You will complete all the Level 2 outcomes required to match the occupational framework.
Modules may include:
• Fitting and assembly of related parts
 • Fabrication and assembly of pipe work related to refrigeration
 • Electrical component wiring/testing triple evacuation
 • Brazing standards
 • Safe handling of refrigerants
You will also have the opportunity to participate in the Young Enterprise NI programme which will develop your employability skills and help you explore the idea of starting your own business.
Entry Requirements
You must be employed in the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Industry and hold a minimum of 3 GCSEs including at least at grade C Maths and English.
You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Information Technology if you do not already have a GCSE Grade D in ICT.
You will need to pass a colour blindness test that has been certified by an optician.
Where will it take me?
Successful completion of the course can enable you to go directly to work as a trainee refrigeration/air conditioning technician or progress to Level 3 Apprenticeship.  Alternatively you can progress to a Higher Education courses in building services, refrigeration or air conditioning.
How will it make me more employable?
Successful completion of the course shall lead to the Level 3 Refrigeration programme and then employment in the industry.
You will ‘Get the Edge’ by:
  • Gaining a vocational qualification demonstrating your technical competence
  • Gaining a Personal Development qualification demonstrating your employability skills (communication, teamwork, critical thinking)
  • Gaining hands on experience through Placements and Industry Projects
  • Getting involved in activities such as the SERC Volunteer Programme and SERC Student Companies.

This course will help you succeed in a highly competitive job market by developing the skills and knowledge which employers need you to have.
How will I be assessed and given feedback?
You will be assessed by online tests, portfolio building, workshop practical and observation within the workplace.
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Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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