The F-TEC Forklift Apprenticeship Process – BITA

The F-TEC Forklift Apprenticeship Process

The three-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 remove, refit, service, and inspection of units during the first two years and then a third year on fault diagnosis.

The assessment of this programme is through:

  • Online multiple-choice testing
  • Written assignments
  • Skills assessments in the workplace by mentors
  • Behaviour observations in the workplace by mentors
  • Gateway assessments
  • End Point Assessment (EPA)

The programme is delivered over three years, through 5 x 1-week training blocks per year, between these training blocks, apprentices will have a monthly one-on-one with their dedicated trainer. Throughout the programme apprentices will be required to build up a portfolio of work for the End Point Assessment, which will be taken at the end of the three years. The work-based skills assessments are carried out by the apprentice’s mentor/manager who they work alongside.

To find out more information about the courses F-TEC offers call now on 01793 686 182, email or visit



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