Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineering Technician

This 3-year programme provides the essential knowledge, skills and behaviours for service technicians working on a range of lift trucks and powered access machines. An apprenticeship that is suitable for someone who has left school and/or is new to the industry. This is an Advanced Apprenticeship which focuses on repair and replace for two years and then a year on diagnosis.

Our Apprenticeship is fully supported with support material that has been specifically designed to go alongside the qualification.

The technical units:

  • Health and Safety practices in the FLT and PA industry
  • Lift Truck and Powered Access Electrical units and components
  • Lift Truck and Powered Access Mechanical Handling, Chassis units and components
  • Lift Truck and Powered Access Engine units and components
  • Lift Truck and Powered Access Driveline units and components
  • Lift Truck and Powered Access Routine Maintenance and Inspection
  • Diagnostic and Rectification of Lift Truck and Powered Access Electrical units and components
  • Diagnostic and Rectification of Lift Truck and Powered Access Engine units and components
  • Diagnostic and Rectification of Lift Truck and Powered Access Mechanical Handling, Chassis units and components
  • Diagnostic and Rectification of Lift Truck and Powered Access Transmission and Driveline units and components

Course requirements:

GCSE English and Maths grade 4 or C and above. If an apprentice doesn’t have these, we work with each apprentice to help support them in achieving a Level 2 English and Maths Functional Skills. This requirement is set out by the Institute for Apprenticeships.

Access to Funding:

F-TEC have access to Apprenticeship Funding from the ESFA (Education Skills Funding Agency) for Apprenticeship delivery.

The government provides employer with a £1,000.00 incentive for having a 16-18 apprentice. You will also benefit from the National Insurance relief for apprentices.

In gaining funding there are eligibility checks that we need to make on learners the main requirements include:

  • Learner does not hold a Level 4 or higher qualification
  • Learner has been a UK resident for at least 3 years
  • Learner is not enrolled in any other funded training programme
  • Learner has a contract of employment, is being paid the minimum wage and works plus 30 hours per week

As part of our obligation for funding, we must abide by the following rules:

  • Completing full enrolment paperwork
  • Check eligibility
  • Initial assessments to ascertain requirements for Maths, English and Engineering
  • Regular reviews, visits in the workplace every 10 weeks
  • Progressive regular reviews, ensuring learner is progressing in qualification on each visit
  • Health & Safety vetting and monitoring
  • Providing adequate information, advice and guidance

Give us a call today to find out more: 01793 686182