1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th Year Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Apprenticeship

Tamworth NSW, Australia

  • Earn while you learn!
  • Gain nationally recognised qualifications while you work
  • Located in Tamworth

Who you’ll be working with…

HVTC North West is an expert in the employment and training of apprentices. We believe skills change lives and that apprenticeships and traineeships can open doors to incredible careers. This is why we partner with businesses to match the right person with the right career.

During your apprenticeship, you’ll be employed by us, while completing on-the-job training with a Host Employer. We’ll provide you with ongoing mentoring and support to help you achieve your career goals and unleash your true potential. 

So what are you waiting for?


What’s in it for me?

Being a HVTC apprentice opens the door to working for industry leaders via our key connections with major local employers. 

Being a HVTC apprentice means you have ongoing job security! Our network of Host Employers means we can offer rotations to ensure you can fulfil your education and training requirements; Become a qualified refrigeration mechanic without getting yourself into debt and actually earning an income! 

Throughout your apprenticeship, you will be able to take advantage of our exclusive employee benefits, which include:  

  • One-on-one coaching and development from a dedicated mentor
  • Individual and group safety training with our team of experts
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Alumni program to support you post qualification
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Commbank Workplace Banking Program to give you financial advice (and retail discounts!)
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives, campaigns, and competitions through HVTC’s Committee (there might even be some prizes up for grabs!).
  • 24/7 confidential counselling through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider


What you’ll be doing…

You will complete a Certificate III in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration over 48 months through a combination of formal training with a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and practical on-the-job experience with the Host Employer.

Throughout your formal training and practical experience in the workplace, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Install refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment
  • Service and repair refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment
  • Use basic hand tools to carry out required duties
  • Work both in the workshop and onsite where required


What you’ll bring to the table…

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to meet the following selection criteria:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Commitment to both on and off the job training
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to work safely and follow instructions
  • Demonstrate strong time management skills
  • Possess developed computer skills
  • Have a mechanical aptitude
  • Current National Police Check (or willingness to obtain)
  • Current Working with Children Check (or willingness to obtain)
  • Current White Card (or willingness to obtain)
  • A willingness to commit to the requirements of an apprenticeship


What to do next

To apply for this role, click the ‘Apply for this job’ button and then follow the steps to complete your application. You can also apply online at www.hvtc.com.au by clicking on 'Vacancies' and selecting the relevant position, then the 'Apply Online' button at the top of the page.

All applications require a resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.


What else is involved?

After submitting your online application, you may be invited to complete online testing, interviews and pre-employment medicals. We will also contact your references if you progress through these recruitment stages. Please be sure to check your emails (including your junk folder) and respond to missed phone calls, voicemail messages and text messages.


If you have any questions about this role please contact Destine Metcalfe on 02 4932 4222



Applications close 9th June 2022

As a recognised 2019 Diversity Champion HVTC are committed to Equal Employment Opportunities, Ethical Practices, and the principles of Cultural Diversity. We encourage applications from all members of the community, including people from indigenous backgrounds, women seeking non-traditional trade opportunities and mature aged people.

Type: Apprenticeship

Category: Utilities & Electrotechnology - Air conditioning & Refrigeration

Reference ID: DM000276

Date Posted: 12/05/2022