The total number of refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat-pump systems in operation worldwide is around 5 billion. These commercial and industrial systems provide the conditions we require for health, comfort, worker productivity, manufacturing, and essential environments for food, pharmaceuticals, and digital data.
The competition is designed to test apprentices to demonstrate their talent, using tasks derived from real life industry-based scenarios. Tasks set cover all aspects from digital programming, building, maintaining and regulating of technical equipment
Interpreting detailed drawings
Measuring and fitting Installations
Recovery of refrigerant
Legislative record keeping
Pressure & evacuation testing
Fault finding for digital control circuits
Our competitions are open to all so please register between 28 February – 1 April 2022
The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)
Competitors take part in competitions in venues across the UK or online
Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced
Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals
Our competitions are open to all so please register between 27 February – 24 March 2023
Competitors who are age eligible and have achieved the benchmark score will be invited to opt into Squad UK during December 2024 for the WorldSkills 2026 Cycle, subject to the skill progressing to the international competition cycle.
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