Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

Modern Apprenticeship


What Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration like?

Do you want to help make Scottish homes safer? Study for an apprenticeship in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAR) and learn how to improve the quality of household appliances.   

Scotland’s HVAR industry covers fire prevention, energy management, air conditioning, pipework maintenance and hot and cold-water systems. This means you'll develop a variety of useful skills. Learn how to install complex heating systems in a hospital. Gain an understanding of how to create ventilation within a home. Develop construction engineering skills and work on a range of building projects.  

The apprenticeship opens up a range of jobs Work as a maintenance engineer and help to fix broken heating systems. Become an industrial engineer and install fire safety devices for different businesses. Take up the role of a building services technician and work on a construction site.

Entry requirements

There are no set requirements for the apprenticeship. But it is useful to have practical knowledge of the HVAR industry. 

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take around 3 years to complete.

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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