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Apprentice Fork Lift Truck Engineer IMPACT FORK TRUCKS LIMITED

Work alongside a service engineer learning all aspects of the servicing and repair of materials handling equipment. Complete college work in a timely manner Complete all company documentation, Daily Timesheets, Service and Job Sheets Adhere to guidelines, Health & Safety and Quality Ensure you work area is kept clean and tidy

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week. Working Hours TBC: Apprentices are required to be as flexible as possible to meet the needs of the business.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Work alongside a service engineer completing all aspects of the servicing and repair of materials handling equipment
  • Complete college work in a timely manner
  • Complete all company documentation
  • Daily Timesheets
  • Service and Job Sheets Adhere to guidelines
  • Health & Safety and Quality Ensure you work area is kept clean and tidy

The apprentice role will include working at one of our 10 main depots within the UK receiving on the job training from our skilled engineers and also attending North Warwickshire and Hinckley College on block release with the opportunity to achieve NVQ level 3 in fork truck maintenance. There is also the possibility of going onto achieve NVQ level 4 in technician/management studies.

Company benefits include £500 per year Tool Allowance/Holidays/Life Assurance/Pension scheme/Health Cash Plan.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

PC literate. Understanding mechanical reasoning.

Personal qualities

Honest, self-motivated, good time keeping and attendance record. 

Desired qualifications

It is more important that the company get the right person for this role rather than qualifications alone. However, a good level of education especially in maths and English would be advantageous. Ideally the successful candidate will have 3 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above (including maths and English) or equivalent.

Future prospects

For the right candidates there will be a job at the end of the programme and the opportunity to progress within the company with prospects of becoming a Technician, Team Leader or entering a management role.

Things to consider

PLEASE NOTE: All applications received will be invited for a diagnostic assessment and interview so that all candidates can be selected based on recruitment criteria and not age, as per the National Apprenticeship Service guidance. 

About the employer

Impact Handling are the UK’s Distributor of Cat Lift Trucks and warehouse equipment. This is an exciting opportunity to complete a three-year apprenticeship in the repair of a wide range of Manufacturers fork lift truck equipment of all types (Electric, Diesel & LPG.) It will result in a technical certificated qualification as a Fork Lift engineer.




Unit 3

Maybrook Business Park, Maybrook Road

Sutton Coldfield

B76 1AL

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Training provider


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


Aysha Beeson 07971120400

The Apprenticeship will consist of the following: • IMIAL Level 3 Standard Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineering Technician

Training will be delivered in the workplace along with 2-week block release to NWSLC 5 times in an academic year at their Harrowbrook campus in Leicestershire 

Apprenticeship standard

Lift truck and powered access engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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