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Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Engineers

Jobholders in this unit group install, service and repair air-conditioning and refrigeration systems in factories, offices, shops and homes.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 19,360
£ 33,058
£ 49,775

Available jobs

In the past year there were 16,474 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Carries our maintenance checks and repairs.

  • Inspects and tests the installation.

  • Plans work schedule and installs the system.

  • Produces detailed estimate of costs of the work.

  • Plans layout of the system (pipework, ducts and control panels).

  • Examines the proposed site to establish if installation plans are practical.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • HVAC

  • Refrigerant

  • Building Services Engineering

  • Ventilation

  • Marketing

  • HVAC Split Systems

  • Air Handler

  • Facility Management

  • Boilers

  • Help Desk Support

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Customer Service

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Problem Solving

  • Sales

  • Proactivity

  • Operations

  • Detail Oriented

  • Positivity

  • Self-Motivation

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.