Did you know KONE moves over one billion people every day? In 2019, we had annual net sales of EUR 10 billion. We employ over 60,000 driven professionals in over 60 countries worldwide joined together by a shared vision. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, it is our mission to improve the flow of urban life.

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Closing date: 05 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Please note that an annual increase will be awarded subject to targeted achievement. The initial annual wage is £14,989.37 (subject to salary uplift due April 2024 with a further three incremental pay increases subject to performance)

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday - 8:00am to 4:00pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    7 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Shadowing and working with Engineers on various sites
  • General maintenance or installation of lifts / escalators / doors
  • Servicing lifts / escalators / doors including fault finding
  • Dealing efficiently and effectively with customers

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Functional Skills (if not already achieved)
  • Level 2 NVQ
  • Level 3 NVQ vocational qualification
  • Level 3 Sub Diploma academic qualification
  • Level 3 Maintenance and Operations Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The qualifications and experience gained on this Apprenticeship will allow you to apply for further roles within this sector.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Practical skills, Highly motivated, Committed, Positive and enthusiastic, Hard-working and reliable


GCSE or equivalent Math, English and Science (Grade 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

You must live within travelling distance from the area/office of the position that you are applying for as work-based training will primarily be in your work location, however, you must be prepared to travel. 5 x GCSEs 9 - 4 grades including Maths, English, Science (or equivalent) Please note that there are positions available in Keighley, Peterborough, Glasgow, Nottingham, Yorkshire and Aberdeen

About the employer

KONE is a global leader in the lift and escalator industry where hundreds of millions of people around the world use our lifts, escalators and other People Flow™ solutions daily. Regularly ranked as one of the world’s most innovative companies, our goal is to offer the best People Flow™ experience to those using our equipment in residential and office buildings, hotels, public transportation sites, hospitals, shopping malls and all other built up environments in an increasingly urbanised world.




Worthdale House, Worth Bridge Road

Keighley West Yorkshire

BD21 4YA

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Training provider


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

Maintenance and operations engineering technician

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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply using the link provided to KONE's website

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 05 Apr 2024