Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Refrigeration or Air Conditioning

LEVEL: SVQ Level 3 (SCQF Level 6)

COURSE DELIVERY: Employees will need to attend college on a day release basis over 18-24 months. They will need to complete only the theory side of the course through assignments, projects and portfolio. This course is delivered in Glasgow. 

To download a description summary for the Refrigeration or Air Conditioning Adult Modern Apprenticeship click here. 


This modern apprenticeship SVQ 3 in Refrigeration or Air Conditioning for the Mechanical Services Industry will help candidates achieve their F-Gas 2079. Individual learning outcomes will be credited as they are achieved.


The employee must have more than 5 years’ experience within the refrigeration or air conditioning industry.


  • Installation and Maintenance of:

           - Commercial refrigeration display equipment

           - Commercial cold room

           - Air conditioning systems

  • Commission and de-commission of refrigeration or air conditioning systems
  • F Gas (Category 1)
  • Carry out safe electrical working practices
  • Working principles, installation options and regulatory requirements for micro-renewable products
  • Contribute to the improvement of the business product and services for HVACR activities


  • SVQ Level 3 (SCQF Level 6)
  • F Gas (Category 1)
  • As an integral part of the course, candidates receive training to prepare them to complete an additional professional competency course in Brazing. This course incurs an assessment only cost to the employer, invoiced by the college a the time of delivery.

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