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Lift Engineer Apprenticeship SCHINDLER LTD.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to secure full time employment while also receiving vocational education and training. Schindler will provide all the necessary training, facilities, resources and coaching required for this very desired apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 24 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 08.30 to 17.00. 08.30 - 16.30 on Friday.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    17 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

A full time apprenticeship with Schindler involves rotations across our business, focussing on:

  • Service and Maintenance
  • New Installations
  • Modernisation
  • Repairs
  • Escalators

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Apprentices will follow a structured training programme which will lead to them becomming a fully qualified lift engineer
  • The training will consist of on the job training with a rotation programme that ensures knowledge and skills are transferred from all business disciplines like service, repair, installations and modernisation
  • The successful applicant will achieve an NVQ level 3 along with some lift specific distant learning units

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • At the end of the apprenticeship and upon successful graduation, you will become a fully qualified lift engineer. If at the time of graduation, a relevant position becomes available, you'll be offered the opportunity to join one of our Field Operation teams with the potential to further your development within Schindler

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A* -C (4-9)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A* -C (4-9)) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade Pass) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Engineering (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a global supplier of lifts, escalators and walks. We are Europe's largest elevator and escalator company with ambitious plans for growth. Schindler is committed to providing excellent customer service through its 60000+ employees around the globe.




West Yoke

Michaels Lane, Ash


TN15 7EP

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lift and escalator electromechanic

Level 3 (A level)

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