What career opportunities can this lead to?

Successful candidates can progress on to the Level 3 RAC qualifications.

What are the entry requirements?

5 GCSEs grade A*-C including maths and English or the equivalent
- Successful college interview/assessment
- Completion of initial Maths assessment
- Employment in the RAC industry

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.

Candidates will build a portfolio of college based evidence, and be assessed on areas of service, maintenance and installation of refrigeration and air conditioning systems. They will carry out various tasks within the college to prove competence to the College assessors.

The course is assessed by 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 and demonstrate basic industrial/commercial competence.

Safety footwear, Notebook & Pen.

How do I apply?

Please fill in an application form which is available to complete online, from your careers advisor or direct from the Information, Advice and Guidance team, Eastleigh College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5FS. Telephone 023 8091 1299. *Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
RN2RO Workplace Flexible – Flexible £0.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any of the course costs and/or funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated IAG Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1299.

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed. Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.