Apprentice Fork Truck Engineer - Burton Latimer LINDE MATERIAL HANDLING (UK) LIMITED

Are you searching for an exciting career opportunity? Have you ever thought about what it takes to become a forklift engineer? Our Level 3 apprenticeship in Lift Truck & Powered Access Engineering is an ideal opportunity to launch you into a rewarding career in a market-leading organisation.

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

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    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

    Standard work hours vary on location and where you are in the apprenticeship. Core hours are generally 8.00 - 5.00 to make a total of 40 hours per week (Shifts TBC).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • If successful, you will commit to a three-year training and development programme to complete your apprenticeship.
  • You may be requried to complete Functional Skills.
  • Duties can include inspecting, maintaining, servicing and repairing all types of material handling equipment including forklift trucks and warehouse equipment.
  • Over the three years, there will be a steady progression in the types of work covered, to enable you to learn all there is to offer within Linde.

The training you will be getting

You will undertake the Level 3 Lift Truck Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship. This involves training blocks at college in Leicestershire, alongside learning on the job. 

You may also be required to complete Functional Skills in English and Maths at level 2.

This apprenticeship aligns with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) for Engineering Technicians. This apprenticeship also aligns with the Institute of the Motor Industry for Associate Members. Please contact the professional body for more details.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon completion, routes could include Field Service Engineer, Resident Engineer or Workshop Engineer.

The only limit on your career is down to your own ability and knowledge. Linde has the size and scope to allow the best to progress.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

KION Industrial Trucks & Services EMEA (KION ITS EMEA) is an operating unit of the KION Group, consisting of the three strong and successful brands - Linde Material Handling, STILL and Baoli. Their products are industry leading industrial trucks, intralogistics systems and solutions. The three brand companies serve their customers independently in their individual markets, providing the right products, services, and solutions. They are supported in the back office by overarching support functions in order to work efficiently and agilely in a highly dynamic and rapidly changing market environment.




Client address

Burton Latimer area

NN15 5YT

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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

Lift truck and powered access 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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 May 2024