Framework Specification

The following job roles will be covered by the Intermediate Level occupation pathways:

  • Refrigeration Operative
  • Air Conditioning Operative

The following job roles will be covered by the Advanced Level occupation pathways:

  • Refrigeration Technician
  • Air Conditioning Technician
  • Refrigeration Service & Maintenance Technician
  • Air Conditioning Service & Maintenance Technician

The Framework

The occupation frameworks in this document are designed to provide new entrants and those seeking career progression, with the opportunity to develop competencies needed to carry out job roles and responsibilities associated with the installation, maintenance, and commissioning of refrigeration and air conditioning systems, including relevant:

  • Environmental Technologies
  • Technological Requirements & Changes
  • Statutory & Non-Statutory Regulations & Requirements

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning ⇢

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