Lifting equipment inspectors assess, repair and service lifting machinery.
- Average salaries could be in the region of £25,000, and could climb as high as £35,000
Salaries depend on location, employer and your level of experience.
Qualifications and Training
For this role, you’ll need to gain industry-standard qualifications from the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA).
LEEA are responsible for training new lifting equipment engineers, as well as setting standards and providing health and safety information. They offer qualifications, ranging from the Part 1 Entrance certificate, the basic level training course, to the Mobile Crane Examination Diploma (a more specialised award for those examining mobile telescoping cranes)
- Lifting Equipment General Diploma - a more hands-on course designed to back up the theoretical knowledge of lifting accessories
- Lifting Machines Manual Diploma - this covers specific equipment such as level hoists, hand-chain hoists and pulleys
- LEEA Lifting Machines Power Diploma
- LEEA Runways and Light Crane Structures Diploma