Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (6187)

About these qualifications

These qualifications cover all the essential skills you need for installing and maintaining refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump systems.

Who are they for

Ideal for anyone working, or wishing to work, in the installation and maintenance of refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump systems.

General Information

Available in following countries

  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

Information & documentation

For Centres

To offer this qualification please submit an application and we’ll help you get set up - you can become a City & Guilds qualification provider within 30 days.

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Assessment Materials

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Centre Documents

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What's involved in delivering this course?

You will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Centres currently offering the Level 2 and 3 NVQ in Refrigeration & Air-conditioning (6087) can gain fast-track approval. For all other centres, please download and complete the qualification approval form and send it to your local City & Guilds office.

To find all the requirements for assessment and delivery, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

There are no eligibility requirements.

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For Learners

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What's involved in studying this course?

You can choose the qualification that demonstrates the specialist knowledge and skills you have developed such as:

  • Installing and commissioning Halocarbon 'fluorinated' air conditioning and heat pump systems
  • Understanding and carrying out site preparation and pipework fabrication techniques for RAC systems
  • Installing, testing and maintaining refrigeration systems.

You will learn on the job in the work environment and also at college.

Assessment will be by performance evidence for the performance units and online multiple-choice test and assignments for the combination/knowledge units.

Which Level is right for me?

Level 2
You are working, or would like to start working, in installing and maintaining refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump systems and have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised.

Level 3
You are an experienced refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump systems engineer and have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard.

What careers can this lead to?

These qualifications can help you to progress within the industry as a refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat pump system engineer.