Apprenticeships with Linde Material Handling
The Linde Apprenticeship programme recruits a number of Forklift Truck Maintenance and Repair Apprentices at many of their UK locations. The training programme lasts for 4 years and follows the Fork Lift Truck Industry standards. Consequently, you will work towards an internationally recognised qualification as a Forklift Truck Maintenance Engineer.
All Linde apprentices have an Apprentice Development Officer who is there to support your overall development. In addition, an assigned mentor will guide you through your apprenticeship programme on a day to day basis. The Linde Apprenticeship programme produces the best apprentices in the industry and this is recognised by the Fork Lift Truck Association (FLTA).
The first 2 years leads to a vocational qualification at level 2 (Intermediate Apprenticeship), while the 3rd year provides a final vocational qualification at Level 3 in Forklift Truck Maintenance Repair. The final year focuses on specific training requirement depending on your final job placement. In addition, Apprentices will receive specialist training at FTEC’s Training Academy.
The Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair, includes:
- Diploma in Lift Truck Vehicle Maintenance and Repair at Level 2
- VCQ (Vocational Competence Qualification) at Level 2
- ERR (Employment rights and responsibilities)
- PLTS (Personal Learning and Thinking Skills)
- Functional Skills in Maths, ICT & English if required
- Product training and various Linde course.
On successful completion of these courses, you will be put forward to undertake Level 3 Apprenticeship in Lift Truck Maintenance and Repair.
The Linde Apprenticeship programme teaches a broad range of skills and theory needed to service Linde’s large product range of forklift trucks and beyond. The scheme will also provide you with a platform to build your career into other areas of the business, for example sales, health and safety, project management.
In 2018, Linde Material Handling advertised for 23 Linde Apprenticeship vacancies for either Field based roles or Site based roles. Some of the locations where apprenticeships are available include:
Site Based Roles
Successful applicants will need to travel daily to one of the following locations:
G74 5BU, FK4 1EZ, DE6 3ET, S44 5HY, WF10 5QU, CF31 3SZ , B66 1BG.
Roles Available with Linde Material Handling
The Linde Apprenticeship programme regularly recruits Apprentices in the following roles at locations throughout the UK:
- Forklift Truck Maintenance and Repair
Education Requirements for Linde Material Handling
To apply for a Linde Apprenticeship, candidates must have a keen interest in Engineering and must also be able to demonstrate the following qualifications:
- 2 GCSEs in Maths and English, grade A-C or equivalent
When can I apply for an apprenticeship at Linde Material Handling?
Linde Apprenticeship vacancies are advertised at the beginning of the year, with a closing date of mid-March. Roles start at the end of July or in August.
Candidates should refer to the Linde website for details of the latest information about application dates for current vacancies.