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Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Level 3 NVQ (Part Time)

This course covers the advanced occupational practical skills and knowledge required to work in service and maintenance roles within the air-conditioning and heat pump system industry. This qualification is suitable if you wish to pursue a career in servicing and maintaining air conditioning and heat pump system roles within the air conditioning and heat pump system industry. Ideally you should already have undertaken the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing, Testing and Maintaining Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems (600/0912/3) or already possess a basic understanding of air-conditioning and heat pump systems and would already be working within the air-conditioning industry as an operative. Both the certificate and the diploma versions of the qualification are available.

Time 13:10-16:30
Days Running Monday
Duration 36 weeks
Location Somer Valley Campus
Price £1650
Course Code S24SMA3-SDR1A

What topics are covered?

  • Understand how to organise resources within Building Services Engineering
  • Understand Halocarbon ‘fluorinated’ air conditioning and heat pump systems service and maintenance techniques
  • Service and maintain halocarbon ‘fluorinated’ air conditioning and heat pump systems
  • Understand and carry out electrical work on RAC systems and component

What are the entry requirements?

Successful interview and relevant experience or a level 2 in Air Conditioning.

What qualifications will I gain?

There are 2 qualifications available at Level 3:

    • NVQ Certificate in Servicing and Maintaining Air-Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
    • NVQ Diploma in Servicing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems

How will I be assessed?

Both level 3 qualifications will involve theoretical study assessed by online examination along with a NVQ portfolio of workplace evidence backed with two on site assessments. Predominantly the portfolio will be made up of maintenance, commissioning, decommissioning and fault-finding evidence on commercial to industrial RACHP systems.

What can I do after this course?

Higher National Certificate or Diploma in Building Services

Where can I find out more information?

For advice or more details please telephone 01225 312191 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk. You may also visit our Student Advice Centre.

If you have a learning difficulty or disability, please contactAdditional Learning Support to arrange additional help.

How do I apply?

Search for vacancies on our Vacancies page or fill out our registration of interest form.

For more information, please call or email our Apprenticeship team on 01225 328683 or apprenticeships@bathcollege.ac.uk.

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