Engineering Apprenticeship


South Petherton, TA13 5JH

Closes on Sunday 1 September

Posted on 1 July 2024


The Apprentice Workshop Engineer will be working alongside our workshop team in order to learn the role of an MHE engineer, to include daily servicing maintenance, diagnostic and repairs. This will include training and repairs undertaken on all types of MHE machines including electric, gas and diesel powered engines and machines.

Annual wage
£18,000 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Lift truck and powered access engineering technician (level 3)
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm

42 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 9 September


3 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

This is a 3 year programme where elements of the Apprenticeship programme will be delivered at a dedicated MHE Engineering Training Centre in Swindon with accommodation and transport provided. This is done in 5x 1 week training blocks per year. At the end of the apprenticeship and having passed the End Point Assessment, you will be a qualified Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineer.

Where you’ll work

Altegra Integrated Solutions Limited

Lopen Head Business Park

South Petherton

TA13 5JH


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Lift truck and powered access engineering technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Apply health and safety procedures and safe systems of work in compliance with regulations and standards relevant to lift truck or powered access machines.
  • Obtain and interpret lift truck and powered access machine technical data and repair instructions.
  • Use tools, workshop equipment, diagnostic and measuring equipment when carrying out maintenance and repairs.
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities on lift truck and powered access machines.
  • Perform inspections on lift truck and powered access machines in compliance with Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) and Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) regulations.
  • Remove and replace mechanical, electrical and hydraulic components.
  • Apply diagnostic principles and problem-solving techniques to diagnose faults on lift truck or powered access machine systems.
  • Carry out functional testing and quality checks on repaired lift truck or powered access machine components and systems.
  • Carry out repairs and make required adjustments.
  • Record or enter information - paper based or electronic. For example, job sheets, risk assessments, equipment service records, test results, handover documents and manufacturers' documentation, work sheets, checklists.
  • Check and maintain stock.
  • Communicate with others verbally for example, colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Prepare and maintain a clean, tidy and safe working area.
  • Identify, organise and use resources to complete tasks, in compliance with quality, safety, sustainability and environmental standards and guidance.
  • Follow equality, diversity and inclusion procedures.
  • Store and maintain tools, workshop equipment, diagnostic and measuring equipment for maintenance and repairs.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade C/4)
    • Maths (grade C/4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Patience

    About this company

    Altegra Integrated Solutions has grown to become one of the UK's leading independently owned material handling equipment service providers, and provides facilities management, training and hire to its customers with over 100 employees and 2 sites located across the UK. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    After the apprenticeship, within employment, they will have the ability to attend customer sites, diagnose the problem and have the ability to either economically repair or replace parts where necessary.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Gina Money

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261514.

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    Closes on Sunday 1 September

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