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What this apprenticeship teaches you

The Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair apprenticeship provides prospective LT vehicle technicians with the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out the role of a modern automotive technician.

Examples of the units covered are:

  • Conduct inspection of buses/coaches
  • Developing skills in materials, fabrication, tools and measuring devices
  • Inspecting lift trucks to comply with legal requirements
  • Diagnosing and rectifying lift truck power plant engine unit faults
  • Diagnosing and rectifying lift truck mechanical handling and chassis system faults
  • Diagnosing and rectifying lift truck electrical units and component faults

Why choose this apprenticeship

The Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair apprenticeship is great for employers, helping businesses build a stronger, more confident workforce equipped with greater skills.

This apprenticeship can be government-funded and is designed for candidates who do not hold a formal qualification.

How the apprenticeship works

When studying a motor vehicle qualification, the apprentice will be assessed on various stages of technology and maintenance, including health and safety, engineering skills, going on to learn about frame and structural components, glazing and door units and body furniture that will include hardware, exterior and interior claddings.

How the assessment works

Apprentices are assessed through practical observations both in the workplace and at GTG Training. They'll also complete online tests and be expected to submit job card evidence. Apprentices also complete vocational training in the workplace and will attend GTG Training's purpose-built motor vehicle workshop on a block-release basis for underpinning knowledge and practical testing.

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