Ideal Lifts are a growing and dynamic Passenger Lift company with a wide range of unique solutions for lifts installed within Modern Methods of Construction in the UK.


Are you interested in a career in design?

Ideal Lifts is looking for a local apprentice to train in digital design and engineering.

The apprentice will be employed by Ideal Lifts from the start of the course, which is planned to commence on the 6th March. The initial training takes 16 weeks and will be 4 days each week at college.

Ideal Lifts will pay travel and accommodation expenses.

We have registered with Cadcoe, a specialist training provider of computer aided design apprenticeships.

The training takes place at Dudley College in their new Advance2 Building:

After 16 weeks, the apprentice will be working with Ideal Lifts, full-time. An assessor from Dudley College will visit to assess the qualification in the workplace and Cadcoe will monitor progress throughout the 2-year programme.

By the end of the 16 weeks, the apprentice will have completed all the teaching sessions for the BTEC and will have some assignments left to complete, the remainder of the course will be completed in the workplace.

Entry requirements for the course are:

GCSE’s at grades A-C in Maths, English and Science (or equivalent qualifications).

If you are interested, please get in touch.

Send your information to or speak to Louise Honey on 01837 659999.


Lift Engineer – Devon and Cornwall

Ideal Lifts Service Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Lift Engineer who would like to join a professional team maintaining and repairing lifts in Devon and Cornwall.

We are looking for an energetic self-starter with customer service skills to match an excellent fault finding ability. The ideal candidate will already be based in Devon or Cornwall or be willing to relocate, and will be on a standby rota and work on a flexible basis.

Person specification and skills required:

  • Qualified or working towards a minimum of NVQ level 3/4 or equivalent in lift engineering
  • Full driving licence
  • Previous experience as a lift engineer
  • Ability to learn new skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Conversant and able to fault find, repair and fully maintain a range of lifts including contemporary MRL traction machines incorporating the latest technology from a variety of manufacturers
  • Computer / smart phone experience as we use a remote application for logging jobs and completing worksheets

In return, we offer:

  • Competitive salary + overtime
  • Standby allowance
  • Modern van
  • Smart phone
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Regular service route
  • Training and progression opportunities

If you think this could be the opportunity for you and would like to discuss this further, please contact Jonathan on 01837 659 734 or email your CV to