Careers in Lifts & Escalators

There are over 300,000 lifts and escalators in the UK moving four million people and countless tonnes of goods every day. Lifts and Escalators move our world. And Lift Engineers keep them running safely and reliably using some of the most advanced technology in the world. This is an exciting, fast-growing industry that’s at the leading-edge of engineering.

It’s time to level up.

Lift Apprentices in training


An Apprenticeship is a fantastic first step into our industry. It’s a great mix of hands-on, one-to-one mentoring and structured learning about engineering and technology. Plus, it’s paid, so you earn as you learn.

Lift engineering technology


Alongside the Lift and Escalator Industry Association (LEIA), we’ve developed a range of content about our industry. Infographics, blogs and videos, everything you need. You’ll find it here.

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Success stories

Real stories from people who have built successful careers in the Lift and Escalator Industry. We’re a close, supportive community that loves to share expertise. These stories are from a wide range of people at all levels who do different jobs in our industry. Get involved and there’s no limit to how far you can go.

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Find employers

There’s a brilliantly diverse range of employers in our industry. Lifts and Escalators are essential to keep everything moving, so we’re constantly growing. If you want to level up your career, you’ll find your perfect employer here.

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