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.