Apprentice Powered Access Engineer

Location: Tamworth, United Kingdom
Region: Powered Access
Job Category: Apprentices
Business Unit: Apprentices
Job Type: Full Time (Permanent)
Hours: 07.30 - 16.00


Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

Based in Ossett as an Apprentice Powered Access Engineer, you will be an important part of depot operations and a key player in keeping the workshop productive meaning equipment is always available for our customers to ensure their experience with us is positive and we continue to be the best hire company in the industry.

You will take part in our structured three year training programme.  During this time you will be trained by our knowledgeable and experienced colleagues along with working with our specialist college provider.

Programme Overview:

During the three years you will study the new L3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Engineer Technician apprenticeship standard and complete the associated end point assessment (EPA).

When you are not at college, you will be based in Ossett full time learning from our experienced engineers, following our internal powered access training framework and consolidating your skills ready to be signed off as a fully qualified Powered Access Engineer at the end of year 3.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for Apprentices who:

  • Are ambitious, driven and willing to learn and develop,
  • Are comfortable attending block learning placements at other sites in the country and learning both on the job and in a classroom/practical learning environment
  • Are comfortable being away from home on block placement at college
  • Have a natural interest in machinery, mechanics and electrics
  • Are comfortable working at height
  • Can be team players
  • Adapt to a fast paced working environment
  • Show good communication skills
  • Ability to support your business unit/team to deliver our ESG Strategy – Decade to Deliver.

We want to help you carve out a successful career at Speedy and we will provide you with all of the skills, knowledge and experience needed to do this. In return we want you to use your skill set to help drive our business forward and contribute to our continuing success as the best hire company in our industry.

**Please note that you must hold a Level 2/Grade 4 or equivalent or above in GCSE English and Maths to be considered for this apprenticeship.**

What we offer:

  • Life assurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Canteen facilities
  • 95% discount across the Speedy brand.
  • My Staff Shop: discounts and offers for shopping etc. across many suppliers. 
  • Green Commute Initiative: Work scheme for cycling 
  • Vita – Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Offers free and confidential support and counselling to help you through matters such as wellbeing, divorce, legal, and financial management.

Please be aware Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Please be aware that some roles within The Speedy Group UK&I may require a DBS, Credit or Security Clearance Check. The Speedy Group is an equal opportunity employer where we embrace diversity in all its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. 

Link below to our policies in line with our ESG Governance.

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. All roles within The Speedy Group require proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment.