Enter The ACR & Heat Pump Trainee of the Year Awards

Entries to the ACR & Heat Pump Trainee Of The Year Awards are NOW open! Enter before the 21st September

Please select a category below to submit an entry...


1. Project Engineer 

This new category covers a number of areas within our trade. You could be training to be a designer of refrigeration systems, training to be a project manager or involved in the service office planning PPM, then this category will recognise the value you bring to our trade. 


2. Sales & Support Services 

Sales, purchasing and other support services are in integral part of any successful business.  

Engineers are only one, albeit very important, cog in a company machine and will need the help of others to provide a great service. You may work for a contractor, or a manufacturer/distributor, and may be learning any of the skills required to; sell, support, monitor refrigeration, heat pumps or air conditioning systems within this challenging environment. 

We would encourage trainee staff to come forward and enter this new category for a chance to be recognised as an integral part of our trade.


3. Heat Pump Service/Installation Engineer 

Are you a trainee Heat pump Engineer who is on the road to installing, maintaining, and servicing a variety of ground source and/or air source heat pumps.

If you are able to be able to demonstrate training across multiple disciplines, with knowledge on system operational skills, then becoming a finalist within this category will be great for your future progress.

This role can be crucial in preventing critical issues with HVAC systems and is definitely a job which should be recognised more.


4. Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Service/Installation Engineer 

Are you a trainee refrigeration or air-conditioning engineer who is on the road to installing, maintaining, and repairing refrigeration and air conditioning equipment? The demand for HVAC technicians within his sector is rising, but not enough people are entering this field.

This is a very skilled role and by becoming a finalist within this category demonstrates to you customers you’re among the best in your field.


5. Marketing Personnel

Marketing is often an overlooked part of business operations, but its role is integral to success. If you work in marketing, this category is for you. We want to recognise people training to be marketeers, executing or planning broader marketing strategies, delivering campaigns, or even effectively operating social media platforms.


We encourage entrants to provide examples of work, reasons for decisions, and ways they can think creatively to meet goals.


Top Tips For Entering

1)    Fill in ALL fields of entry form
2)    Provide testimonials/references (company/colleagues and/or customer)
3)    Provide detail on any jobs referred to 
4)    Provide photos of any jobs/sites (if possible)
5)    Provide evidence of training/qualifications