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What career opportunities can this lead to?

L3 RAC Courses and career progression within the Industry.

A career in Engineering could take you to a vast range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, food and drink, marine, medical, IT, construction, nuclear, or even space. There are opportunities to work as a mechanical, electrical or chemical engineer in most industries, where you could focus on the research and design elements or take a more hands-on approach with manufacturing and maintenance.  

What are the entry requirements?

4 GCSEs at grade A*-D including English and maths (C/4) and a science or IT subject

What does this programme involve?

You will learn:

Install, test & maintain Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Systems
Install, test and maintain refrigeration systems
Understand and carry out electrical work on RAC systems and components
Understand Air Conditioning and Heat Pump system installation, testing and
maintenance techniques
Apply safe working practices in a building services engineering working environment
F-Gas Cat 1 Certification

On successful completion you will be awarded a C&G L2 Diploma in Refrigeration or
Air Conditioning.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

The qualification requires a candidate to demonstrate a level of competence on
refrigeration or air conditioning systems. This is the QCF Level 2 in refrigeration or air
conditioning C&G 6187 and has 2 pathways that can be taken. The student will
choose either:

1.Refrigeration service & maintenance and installation
2.Air Conditioning service & maintenance and installation.

Candidates will build a portfolio of work based evidence, and be visited on-site at
least twice to demonstrate competence and be assessed on areas of service,
maintenance and installation of refrigeration or air conditioning systems. They will
also carry out various tasks within the college to prove competence to the College

The course is assessed using practical and theory tests.

What else do I need to know?

This course is for personnel already working or just starting in the refrigeration and
air conditioning industries, looking to achieve the Level 2 qualification andemonstrate basic industrial/commercial competence.

Safety footwear, Notebook & Pen.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
RACF1 Eastleigh College 9/9/2019 Full-Time Full-Time Full-Time   £1,665.00 Apply now

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Jordon, Engineering

Jordon studied Engineering at College, and is now a qualified Electro-technical Officer for Holland America Line.


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