Service Engineer Apprentice E A FOULDS LIMITED

One of the North of England’s leading independent lift companies are looking for a Level 3 Service Engineer apprentice to assist their lead engineer with the routine servicing of passenger and goods lifts.

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Closing date: 16 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Apprentice minimum wage for the first 12 months and this will then fall in line with minimum wage for their age group.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    8am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday including one day at college. Hours may vary dependent on location of sites. This will be discussed at interview.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    39 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Liaising with clients when required to confirm arrangements for site visits alongside engineer.
  • Ensuring that you have necessary paperwork (e.g. repair sheets, method statements., rick assessments etc.) and instructions before commencing site visits.
  • Assisting lead engineer in performing scheduled repair work on passenger and good lifts.
  • Assisting lead engineer on breakdown calls when required.
  • Working alongside a lead engineer.
  • Observing and assisting with routine servicing of passenger and good lifts.
  • Carrying out site surveys and risk assessments with lead engineer.
  • Ensuring all paperwork (e.g. weekly timesheet) are handed into the office by 9am.
  • Complete job-related training courses as advised by department manager.

The training you will be getting

We will support and coach the apprentice through the apprenticeship standard. We will carry out both curriculum and pastoral care. We will carry out the skills development workshop days off site. We will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements of targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved.

Mode of delivery: To attend Keighley College on a day release basis over the 36 months alongside observations and assessments carried out in the work place. An assessor will visit the place of work every 6-8 weeks.

Supporting qualifications to be achieved throughout the apprenticeship.

  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance (QCF)
  • Pathway EMG: Lift Servicing.
  • Pearsons BTEC L3 Diploma AME.
  • Functional Skills (If required) Maths, English at level 2 – online resources, workbooks, attending weekly workshops.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Potential full-time job upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Polite, Well mannered, Good time management, Ability to ask questions, Punctual, Can follow instruction


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Driving license is desirable however not essential. Hours of travel to and from work will be paid and .24p per mile can be claimed back each week.

About the employer

E A Foulds Lifts are one of the North of England’s leading independent lift companies. The company has been continuously owned and managed by four generations of the Foulds family through to the present day. We carry out all lift related works from Install, Modernisation, Maintenance, Breakdown, Repairs.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience




Apprenticeship standard

Lift and escalator electromechanic

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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