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Refrigeration Systems Installing and Maintaining — Level 2 NVQ Diploma

Building Services

Course ID: 164109

Course Year: 21/22

Course Details

  • Take part in site visits and enhance your practical skills.
  • Cover all aspects of commercial refrigeration and air conditioning.
  • No formal requirements are necessary.
  • Recieve guidance from our qualified and experienced teaching team.
  • Study in our inclusive and safe learning environment.

What to expect from the course

This course is for employed students who will be able to achieve the NVQ Diploma. Success in three externally set and externally marked CGLI examinations is necessary for Technical Certificate.

Two site visits will be made to your place of work for assessment towards the competency units.

The course covers all aspects of commercial refrigeration and air conditioning. Starting from basics, the course provides all the necessary theory as well as practical work in refrigeration and refrigeration electrics workshop classes.

Success on the course depends on students gaining practical skills and being able to carry them out to industry acceptable standards. Health & safety customer and working relations are also covered.

Students will undertake a City & Guilds F Gas qualification.

Students amy choose to do one or both of the qualifications available.


City & Guilds 6187/01 Installing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systyems
City & Guilds 6187/02 Installing and Testing Air Conditioning Systems

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

The course leads to Level 3 Diploma. Courses available in commercial refrigeration or industrial refrigeration and air conditioning.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

You must be employed in the industry. There are no formal entry requirements, although students will be given an initial assessment and interview. All students are required to wear appropriate protective equipment in the workshops, including safety boots and overalls. Students may be able to purchase these through the college at a reduced cost.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


All fees will be paid by your employer. Employers should contact the Apprenticeship team directly for more information, as fees vary based on a number of factors. Government contributions may be available to apprenticeship employers. To find out more, please contact the apprenticeships team at or 0151 252 3800

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