Monthly Archive June 2019

New apprentice training on lift trucks

New apprenticeship standard agreed for lift truck and powered access technicians

In a major new development for the sector, a Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineering Technician apprenticeship standard and end point assessment (EPA) have been approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships & Technical Education.

F-Tec celebrating a strong performance

Dramatic growth in training within the fork truck sector

F-TEC, the forklift industry’s dedicated training centre, has revealed record-breaking figures for the first quarter of 2019.

The remarkable start to the year has seen a 50% expansion in the centre’s training capacity, double-digit growth in the number of apprentices, a dramatic increase in the number of engineers attending courses, a doubling in the number of trainers and investment by industry partners including Crown, TVH and B&B Attachments of more than £330,000 in new and refurbished equipment.