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Apprenticeship standard: lift / escalator electromechanic

Describes the job role that an apprentice will be doing and the skills required of them by the lift / escalator electromechanic sector.


Apprenticeship standard for a lift / escalator electromechanic

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This document is relevant to:

  • employers wanting to recruit an apprentice
  • training organisations working with employers to make the apprenticeships available

The approved standard outlines the skills, knowledge and behaviours required of the apprentice and the job they will need to be able to do by the time they have completed their apprenticeship.

This standard is not yet ready to use.

An apprenticeship standard is only available for delivery when both the standard and assessment plan is approved and a funding band (core government contribution) has been assigned to the standard.

Under our reforms, employer-designed standards will replace frameworks over the course of this parliament.

Employers involved in creating this standard

If you’d like to get involved and contribute to the development of the lift / escalator electromechanic standard, please read the guidance for trailblazers, and email the trailblazer contact:

The standard for a lift / escalator electromechanic was developed by:

  • ANSA Elevators Ltd
  • Apex Lifts Ltd
  • Bucher Hydraulics
  • Classic Lifts Ltd
  • Global Lift Equipment
  • Guideline Lift Services Ltd
  • Jackson Lift Group
  • KONE plc
  • Liftec Lifts Ltd
  • London Underground
  • Northern Elevator Ltd
  • Otis Ltd, Schindler Ltd
  • Stannah Lifts Ltd
  • ThyssenKrupp Elevator UK Ltd
  • Titan Elevators Ltd
  • LECS Ltd
  • Society of Operations Engineers (Allianz)
  • L.I.T.S
  • National Lift Tower (Taylor Lifts Ltd)
  • Lift & Escalator Industry Association