signedup logo

Air-conditioning and refrigeration engineers

£19,760 Average salary at age 20
£35,880 Average Salary
55 Average hours per week

Description

Jobholders in this unit group install, service and repair air-conditioning and refrigeration systems in factories, offices, shops and homes.

Main Tasks

  • Examines the proposed site to establish if installation plans are practical;
  • Plans layout of the system (pipework, ducts and control panels);
  • Produces detailed estimate of costs of the work;
  • Plans work schedule and installs the system;
  • Inspects and tests the installation;
  • Carries our maintenance checks and repairs.

Qualifications

There are no formal academic entry requirements although some employers may request GCSEs/S grades. Training is via an apprenticeship, or BTEC, City & Guilds or other specialised qualification.

UK Prospects

6.65% Predicted decline 2022 - 2027
1977 Predicted Replacement 2022 - 2027

Related Courses

loader graphic

Related Apprenticeships

loader graphic

Related Job Vacancies

loader graphic

Explore Opportunities

Find Apprenticeships, Jobs and Courses in Hertfordshire