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Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Apprentice

This Refrigeration and Air Conditioning apprenticeship consists of four on-the-job phases with Sirus and three off-the-job phases in an educational organisation.

Job Description

Sirus is an Irish HVAC and BMS engineering firm serving the Industrial, pharmaceutical, and commercial sector. Our services include HVAC engineering, automation engineering, facility management, energy services, HVAC start-up and commissioning, validation and QHSE compliance for pharmaceutical facilities, hospitals, laboratories, schools, institutions and commercial buildings around the country.

Apprenticeship Training Programme

Phase 1: With Employer

  • Induction Training.
  • Introduction to Health & Safety, Tools & Equipment and Basic Skills.

Phase 2: Delivered in Training Centre

  • Basic Refrigeration / Air Conditioning.
  • Basic Refrigeration Systems.
  • Refrigeration/Electrical Installations.
  • Compressor Rebuild.
  • Electromechanical Equipment Servicing.
  • Control Panel Design & Wiring.
  • Low-Temperature Room Installation.

Phase 3: With Employer

  • Work-Based Training and Assessments.

Phase 4: Delivered in Educational College

  • Commercial/Pack Systems.
  • Air Conditioning/Heat Pump Systems.
  • Electrical Science Review.
  • Electrical Installation Systems.
  • Related Theory.

Phase 5: With Employer

  • Work-Based Training and Assessments.

Phase 6: Delivered in Educational College

  • Refrigeration PLC/Controls.
  • Planned Maintenance.
  • Industrial Systems.
  • Related Theory.

Phase 7: With Employer

  • Work-Based Training and Assessments.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the maintenance and installation team in the most effective manner whilst maintaining high customer service.
  • Use technical abilities to maintain systems.
  • Work in a team-based environment to share information and workload while ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Must work in a safe manner daily and ensure that all safety measures are always taken.

Reports To

Mechanical Service Manager & Operations Manager Sirus Aircon Dublin.


On successful completion of this Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Apprenticeship with Sirus, you will be awarded a QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate Craft – Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.

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Based out of Sirus Dublin Office in Ballymount and customer sites as required during on-the-job phases and based in training centres during off-the-job phases. 

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