Is this course for you?

This course is aimed at building services and or mechanical/electrical engineers new to the repair of electric traction, including MRLs and hydraulic lifts.

You are required to have a building services and or mechanical/electrical engineering background.


To provide learners with the skills and knowledge to carry out risk assessments and routine maintenance work on electric traction, MRLs and hydraulic lift installations in a safe and responsible manner, to ensure an effective and efficient system.


By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Apply safe working practices and procedures in a lift environment to the current legislative standards and guidance
  • List the main safety, legal and regulatory documentation relevant to lift installations
  • Identify and control the hazards encountered in the lift installation according to current regulations
  • Complete routine checks and maintenance adjustments on electric traction and hydraulic lifts in accordance with LOLER, HTM’s and other current guidance
  • Explain the thorough examination / inspection on a lift installation in accordance with LOLER
  • Explain a circuit diagram to be able to fault find to the required course standard

Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.      

City & Guilds

This course has City & Guilds assured programme status.


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Lift lab

Our three-storey training lift allows live maintenance and testing in a safe training environment.