Refrigeration and Air Conditioning


Our Refrigeration and Air Conditioning courses are delivered in excellent workshop environments, allowing you to experience your chosen trade, as you would in the industry itself. Courses are taught by staff who are all industry qualified and use their experience to give you the best support and start to your future.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is situated at our Gravesend campus, which is also the home of The Hall Training Centre. This is where we offer a range of full-cost courses, including F-Gas and Ammonia training.

Over the years we have developed strong business links with local employers and a great record for getting our students on to Apprenticeships with reputable companies.

Our Apprenticeship framework comprises a City and Guilds Diploma at Level 2. The qualification offered is for students working within the industry. Our aim is to give you the skills and experience you need to carry out your role within the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning industry.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning is offered on either a part-time day or evening class basis. 

Part time day
You would be required to attend college for 15 five day weeks, spread out over two years.

Evening classes
You would be required to attend college for two evening a week for 36 weeks per year and 1 five day week per year to carry out assessments. 

What will I learn?

You will gain practical experience and theoretical knowledge in all aspects of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.

What qualification will I gain?

We offer the Level 2, 6187 City and Guilds Diploma. For explanations of our qualifications, please see our Qualification Explained page.

What progression options will I have?

You can progress to a higher level qualification, Level 3 and then onto a HNC or HND.

What costs are involved?

You will need overalls and steel toe-cap boots for practical work, plus classroom materials and textbooks. Apprenticeship courses are free for students aged 16-18, you may have to pay some or all of your fees if you are aged 19 plus, but please see our Student Finance page for further information. 

If you are enrolling on a part-time, non-apprenticeship full-cost course, fees will apply.  

Entry requirements?

These depend upon the course and level, however we have a suitable course to offer you whatever your GCSE grades may be.

Click here to view Refrigeration and Air Conditioning courses or call 01322 629400.