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croc1774
19-10-2009, 02:54 PM
hi all, i have been in the air conditioning trade for 10 years plus.i started in a factory making the units, from making coils,headers,distributors,weldind,brazing etc for all major names.i moved on from this to a hvca company as a mate, where i started learning install and service.changed companys a couple of times and currently am a senior engineer for a refrigeration/air conditioning company.current salary 30.000k + ovetime etc.my concerns are werethe industry is going, i havent done my nvq 1 &2 as i learnt in the field.i would love to do them and does anybody no or have advise were or what i can do about it.some kind of fast track program or something.im 35 married and have kids but am concerned at not having the paperwork.i take pride in my work and no i am good at what i do but with just the gas handling and a split course city and guilds im nervous.cheers

superswill
19-10-2009, 05:50 PM
There are many online NVQ's available to you

http://www.grimsby.ac.uk/category/222.html

there is one of many to start you off

Clk320_Greg
19-10-2009, 05:56 PM
OO east anglia! Theres sod all colleges round us that do it mate, a lot of people travle to graves end to study, others go and do week long courses.

Where abouts you based? Who you work for?

coolstuf
19-10-2009, 06:41 PM
Try Ellis Training

croc1774
17-11-2009, 07:22 PM
Thank you for the response everyone, managed to get some information from ellis training.

croc1774
17-11-2009, 07:30 PM
Thank you for the response everyone, managed to get some information from ellis training.I will be signing up for this just to save my arse in the future, regards.:eek: