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Lift and Escalator Electromechanic

Fitting, maintaining and repairing lifts and escalators.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £21,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • component installation and maintenance techniques
  • how to use tools such as diagnostic equipment and measuring instruments
  • operating electronic control systems
  • interpreting instructions and diagrams
  • safety standards and risk assessments

Apprentices will achieve a level 3 national vocational qualification in engineering maintenance or installation and commissioning. Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G)

Professional registration

Apprentices will be eligible to apply for membership of the Society of Operations Engineers when they complete this apprenticeship. They will also be able to register as an engineering technician with the Engineering Council.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.