Apprentice Fork Lift Truck Engineer Rushlift UK Ltd

Our Engineers are the face of Rushlift and we need lots of them as we provide nationwide coverage to our customers. We’re looking for talented, energetic and confident individuals who have a passion for delivering excellent service and resolving problems speedily and efficiently.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8-4:30

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    28 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001219668

  • Positions

    1 available

Rushlift is a leading national provider of contract hire, fleet management and servicing of materials handling and aviation support equipment. As part of the Doosan Corporation, we know that our people are our greatest asset and the key to our future. Our goal is to develop and grow alongside society, as a trusted and trustworthy partner.

What you’ll be doing

Learning:

  • Electrical fault find on a wide range of material handling equipment
  • Diagnostics and repairs to both diesel and gas engines
  • Servicing a wide and varied range of equipment
  • Diagnostics and repairs of hydraulic systems
  • Stock control
  • Diagnostics and repairs of transmission systems

Travel:

A reasonable amount of traveling to and from the training Centre will be expected and you will be required to be flexible with your place of work from time to time. Travel to and from college with be funded.

Mentoring:

You will be supported by an internal Trainer / Mentor, who will support you as you follow a structured programme of development on all aspects of material handling equipment and maintenance.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Being an engineer in Rushlift will require you to engage with our customers on a daily basis so you will need to have good verbal and listening skills
  • Exceptional IT skills

Personal qualities

  • A passion for engineering and maintenance.
  • Motivation and commitment to succeed on the Apprenticeship Programme by demonstrating your willingness to learn and evolve.

Qualifications required

  • Must have GCSE, or equivalent qualification, grade 4 – 9 (A - C) in Maths
  • Must have GCSE, or equivalent qualification, grade 4 – 9 (A - C) in English
  • Must have GCSE, or equivalent qualification, grade 4 – 9 (A - C) in one other subject

Future prospects

The potential to secure employments as a skilled qualified FLT repair technician.

Things to consider

A reasonable amount of travelling to and from the college is required and Apprentices will be required to change their place of work from time to time. Apprentices will be supported by Rushlift Mentors and will be trained in all aspects of material handling equipment maintenance. This Apprenticeship is being offered with a possible start date of June 2017 Working Hours: Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business. Travel Link: You will need to consider how long it may take you to travel to and from work if you do not have your own transport. Please use the useful link below for further information: http://www.traveline.info/

About the employer

Rushlift is a leading provider of innovative materials handling solutions to its customers, operating nationally throughout the UK. Through its industry leading on line Fleet Management System, customers are able to access their fleet records, log breakdowns and manage their account in real time.

The company’s ‘applications engineering’ approach to problem solving ensures customers receive not only world leading equipment, but original solutions to their materials handling needs.

Employer

Rushlift UK Ltd

Address

249A-250 Argyll Avenue

Slough

SL1 4HA

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Training provider

The Apprenticeship will consist of the following:

Intermediate Apprenticeship (Year 1 & 2)

  • IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Lift Truck Maintenance & Repair (Competence)
  • IMIAL Level 2 Diploma in Lift Truck Maintenance & Repair Principles (Knowledge – required to attend College for 10 weeks each year over a block programme)
  • Functional Skill in Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skill in English Level 1
  • Functional Skill in ICT Level 1
  • Award In Knowledge of Employee Rights and Responsibilities for the Automotive Sector

Advanced Apprenticeship (Year 3)

  • IMIAL Level 3 Diploma in Lift Truck Maintenance & Repair (Competence)
  • IMIAL Level 3 Diploma in Lift Truck Maintenance & Repair Principles (Knowledge – required to attend College for up to 12 weeks over a block programme)
  • Functional Skill in Maths Level 2
  • Functional Skill in English Level 2
  • Functional Skill in ICT Level 2
  • Award In Knowledge of Employee Rights and Responsibilities for the Automotive Sector

Qualifications are nationally recognised and awarded by IMI (Institute of Motor Industry).

There will be a requirement to attend the North Warwickshire and Hinckley College’s Harrowbrook Campus in Hinckley for your block release programme for completion of your Technical Certificate (Knowledge based units) and any Functional Skills (where appropriate) for Level 2 and Level 3.  Accommodation will be provided for you whilst you are attending college.

Address:

Harrowbrook Industrial Estate

Nuffield Road

Hinckley

LE10 3DT

Assessments and observations will be carried out during agreed times in the workplace with your allocated work based assessor.  A review of your progress will be carried out while you are on programme to ensure you are meeting set targets.

On the job training will be provided by the employer in addition to the Apprenticeship framework.

Apprenticeship framework

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair

Training provider

NORTH WARWICKSHIRE AND HINCKLEY COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Warwickshire & Hinckley College

Contact

Vicki Haslam 02476 243072 vicki.haslam@nwhc.ac.uk


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Aug 2017