Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Training

IMI – Advanced Apprenticeship Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair Qualification (Level 3)

This programme provides the essential knowledge and competence for service technicians working on a range of lift trucks. This programme is suitable for someone who has completed their Level 2 ideally in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair with IMI Awards.

Components of the Apprenticeship framework are:

  • VRQ (Vocational Related Qualification) Diploma in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair at Level 3
  • VCQ (Vocational Competence Qualification) in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair, Level 3
  • Functional Skills – Literacy, Numeracy and ICT Qualifications at Level 2 if not achieved at school or during their Intermediate Apprenticeship.

The programme is fully supported and apprentices will have a login for an electronic training programme (E-Portfolio) that has been specifically designed to go alongside the qualification and the apprentices’ competence qualification will be uploaded to their e-portfolio.

The assessment of this programme is through:

  • Online multiple choice testing
  • Skills assessments in the workplace by our F-TEC Assessors
  • Written assignments
  • Competence assessments in the workplace by our F-TEC Assessors

This programme is delivered by F-TEC as an Apprenticeship Programme and will include the VRQ Diploma and also combine the VCQ (Vocational Competence Qualification) and it is delivered over a one year duration combining on and off the job training. The off the job training is delivered through 5 x 1-week training blocks, across the year. The work based assessments are carried out by our assessors on a ten-week schedule.

The programme is awarded by The IMI Awards (Institute of the Motor Industry) through our IMI accredited centre based in Swindon.

The technical units include:

  1. Knowledge, Competence and Skills of Health and Safety and Good Housekeeping in the Making Learning Possible Through Demonstrations and Instructions (G6)
  2. Knowledge, Competence and Skills of Inspecting Lift Trucks to comply with Legal requirements (LT06)
  3. Knowledge, Competence and Skills of Diagnosing and Rectifying Lift Truck Power Plant Engine Unit Faults (LT07)
  4. Knowledge Competence and Skills of Diagnosing and Rectifying Lift Truck Mechanical Handling and Chassis System Faults (LT08)
  5. Knowledge Competence and Skills of Diagnosing and Rectifying Lift Truck Electrical Units and Component Faults (AE06)