Staff information - Eric Thompson

Name: Eric Thompson
Position: Training Instructor

Course Presentations include:
F-Gas Certification Training
(City & Guilds 2079 Categories I,II, III, IV)
Ammonia Awareness
Ammonia Practice (City and Guilds 2078)
Safe Handling of Ammonia (City and Guilds 2078)

Qualifications include:
  • City & Guilds 257 – The Refrigeration Technician's Certificate
  • City & Guilds 207 – Certificate in Refrigeration / AC (Industrial Systems)
  • City & Guilds 207 – Certificate in Installation & Service of Refrigeration / AC
  • City & Guilds 2078 – Safe Handling of Ammonia Parts 3 & 4
  • City & Guilds 2079 - F Gas and ODS Regulations (Category I)
  • CITB – Pipe-work & Brazing (Industrial)
  • City & Guilds D32, D33 Assessment qualifications
  • City & Guilds – D34 Internal Verifier
  • City & Guilds – D36 APL
  • Professional Certificate in Education
  • Advanced Certificate in Education (Stages 1 & 2)
  • CITB- Essential Electrics
  • CITB Refrigeration Electrics
Previous Industry Experience:
  • 1977 -1980:
    Full Apprenticeship - ( H A Davies Ltd – Installer of Industrial & Commercial Refrigeration / AC Systems)
  • 1980 -1983:
    Service Engineer - (H A Davies Ltd – Installation & Service)
  • 1983 -1995:
    Engineering Technician – MOD – Installation & Service and Maintenance of Refrigeration / AC systems
  • 1995 - 1998:
    Specialist Instructional Officer – MOD (Installation & Service of Refrigeration / AC)
  • 1998 – 2000:
    Engineering Technician – MOD (Installation, Service & Maintenance of Systems)
  • 2000 – 2007:
    Specialist Instructional Officer – MOD (Installation & Service of Refrigeration / AC)
  • 2007 - 2010:
    Refrigeration Instructor – North Kent College – NVQ Refrigeration / AC
  • 2010 – Present:
    Refrigeration / AC Instructor - (The Hall Training Centre, North Kent College, Gravesend)