Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Apprenticeship GHL LIFTRUCKS LTD

Our apprenticeship is a programme that is designed to teach vital theory and real-world experiences which make up a highly skilled engineer. We support you through the programme from start to finish, working with our senior engineers or completing assessments. Most of our apprentices move into engineering positions after course completion. You will test-drive trucks and make adjustments, carry out safety checks and identify problems using tools, a laptop or hand-held computer.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm, i.e. 40 hours per week, with a 30-minute lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Test-drive trucks and make adjustments 
  • Carry out safety checks 
  • Identify problems using tools, a laptop or hand-held computer 
  • Great starting salary - Minimum £14,913 - Rising with age and service
  • Hands on learning - working on a wide range of premium handling equipment
  • Supportive technical environment
  • Assigned mentor for each apprentice
  • Brand new toolbox and tooling provided
  • Overalls, workwear and PPE supplied
  • You will be servicing and repairing a variety of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment.
  • You will undertake on the job learning, shadowing and working closely with your mentor
  • in house technical and product training

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

  • The Apprentice scheme is a three-year programme, which on successful completion they will be awarded a level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineering Technician Apprenticeship
  • The Forklift Training Engineering Centre (F-TEC) is a dedicated training facility, offering an extensive range of forklift engineering programmes
  • Training delivered on block release
  • Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for Level 2 English and maths prior to taking the end-point assessment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Most apprentices move into full time employment with the group as an engineer upon course completion. Following this there are a number of avenues into: sales, contracts management, service management or office based support positions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Number skills, Logical, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths, English, Science (Grade 4-9) Desired

About the employer

Grant Handling is the official importer and distributor of HELI Forklifts and Warehouse Equipment for the UK & Ireland. Established in 1978 we have 45 years of experience in the materials handling industry and pride ourselves on our extensive and versatile product and service range. Our company goals are achieved by supplying quality products at affordable prices. Read more… Our extensive range of Heli products, up to 25 tonnes, offers the very latest technology. It comprises of three- and four-wheel Heli counterbalance forklifts in diesel, gas (LPG), lithium-ion, lead acid and a versatile warehouse range. All counterbalance trucks meet the latest emissions standards. Forklift hire, contract hire, rental & finance, service & parts, operator training are Grant Handling services. We can offer you help and support wherever you are, whenever you need it. We continue to take regular deliveries of a wide range of Heli products to ensure we have trucks in stock ready for immediate delivery, all at great value.









Kris Barfoot


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Apprenticeship standard

Lift truck and powered access engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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