Knowledge resources

We’ve pulled together lots of information about working in the lift and escalator industry. From helpful tips to in-depth guides, videos and blogs. It’s all here. The knowledge you need to level up your career.

Why join the Lift & Escalator Industry?

People don’t spend a lot of time thinking about lifts and escalators. But they’re everywhere. Silently, consistently getting on with their job. Moving millions of people and countless tonnes of goods. Do you ever stop […]

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Be a stand out apprentice

Top Tips for interviews and assessment days

Becoming a lift apprentice: how to stand out from the crowd If you know there’s a cracking good lift engineer in you, you need to make it happen — and this means preparing well for […]

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Infographic 4 of 4: Why the Lift & Escalator industry?

This is the third in our series of infographics where we look at our growing industry, everything that’s great about it and why you shouldn’t overlook it. 1: A record-breaking need for speed 2: It’s […]

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What is a CV and why is it so important?

A CV or Curriculum Vitae is a document that is sent to a potential employer that gives them information about you, your experience, your qualifications and, most importantly, your suitability for the post you are […]

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Infographic 3 of 4: Why the Lift & Escalator industry?

This is the third in our series of infographics where we look at our growing industry, everything that’s great about it and why you shouldn’t overlook it. 1: A record-breaking need for speed 2: It’s […]

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What should be included in my CV?

There are 6 core sections to a standard CV, we’ll take you through them briefly here and you can also download our Checklist for a successful CV to help you write yours. DOWNLOAD NOW: Your […]

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Infographic 2 of 4: Why the Lift & Escalator industry?

This is the second in our series of infographics where we look at our growing industry, everything that’s great about it and why you shouldn’t overlook it. 1: A record-breaking need for speed 2: It’s […]

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Engineering Apprentices

Got what it takes to be a great Lift/Escalator Apprentice?

Let’s find out… It takes a special person to become a great Lift/Escalator Apprentice – someone with ambition, the ability to work hard and train to the highest standards; someone with the maturity to focus […]

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Infographic 1 of 4: Why the Lift & Escalator industry?

This is the first in a series of infographics where we look at our growing industry, everything that’s great about it and why you shouldn’t overlook it. 1: A record-breaking need for speed 2: It’s […]

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Who does what during your Apprenticeship?

There’s a 4-part team in your apprenticeship: Your employer, your training provider, independent assessors and, of course, you. Let’s look at the role of each member of the team to discover how they are vital […]

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Acronyms used in the Lift Industry

TBH, we are never going to know them all – LOL. There are lots out there. Yet, getting savvy with the lingo used during your Apprenticeship, employment and specifically in the industry could be valuable. […]

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Apprenticeship Programme Stages

We’ve produced this guide to give you detailed information on the key stages involved in the Lift/Escalator Electromechanic Level 3 Apprenticeship. An apprenticeship is all about developing and demonstrating the skills and behaviours expected of […]

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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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