31009870_sUK: The IoR will be explaining the new Refrigeration, Air conditioning and Heat Pump Engineering Technician Apprenticeship scheme at a free-to-attend meeting in London next month.

The new scheme will replace the existing Building Services Apprenticeships for the RACHP sector for new starts in September.  It places a strong emphasis on fundamental scientific principles and the application of knowledge in a range of technologies relevant to the work of the apprentice. 

All apprentices will be assessed to the same standard and evaluated independently by a group of industry experts before they can receive their apprenticeship certificate and be recognised as a competent engineering technician, eligible to apply for Engineering Council Registration through the Institute of Refrigeration.

Employers, training providers, representatives of industry groups, and anyone with a role to play in training the RACHP workforce are encouraged to attend the event to find out how the new apprenticeship will differ from existing schemes. It will explain what the new more involved role of the Employer will be, and what support will be available to providers with new qualifications and template guidance materials under development.

The meeting will take place on March 15 at the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Further details and registration link here.

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