Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Apprenticeship IMPACT FORK TRUCKS LIMITED

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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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    You will receive a great starting salary, a minimum of £14,913 which rises with age and service.

  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • 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
  • Functional skills if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Most apprentices move into full time permanent 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

Impact Handling - the UK's leading premium material handling supplier, Established in 1985, Impact has grown to become one of the leading providers of material handling equipment in the UK.




Unit 3 Maybrook Bus Park



B76 1AL


Kris Barfoot


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lift truck and powered access engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

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