As a Refrigeration engineering apprentice with H.A.Davie Limited you will be working with an experienced mentor and full support to develop into a competent engineer with excellent prospects for long term employment. You will be working on diverse sites and equipment across the country.

Desired skills

- Capable of basic mechanical tasks
- Good dexterity
- Willingness to learn
- Good attention to detail
- Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
- Sound mathematical understanding
- Ability to problem solve and practical thinker

Personal qualities

Team worker
Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent grade 4-9/A-C in English and Maths

Future prospects

Fully qualified Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineer

Things to consider

This is an engineering role with lots of manual handling and physical tasks undertaken on a regular basis. You will be asked to work both indoors and outdoors and sometimes in inclement weather conditions etc. Overtime may be essential at short notice to satisfy customer requirements.

Important Other Information

You will be based from our office in Houghton-Le-Spring but working remotely on customers sites with your supervisor.

97.6% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

(*Destination data, based on apprentices completing in academic year 2016/17).

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(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

96% of our apprentices agree that they are happy with their course.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

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