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If you are just beginning your career and are looking for a way into the industry, look no further than our award-winning Apprenticeship Scheme. 

We will provide you with the training and guidance you need to learn and establish yourself in the hire industry. We're extremely proud to be a company that can offer you a position with long-term stability and growth potential. 

Apprenticeship Roles

We offer apprenticeship roles throughout the UK in a variety of roles including: 

  • Fitter
  • Hire Controller 
  • Hire Sales Coordinator 
  • Plant Fitter
  • Plant Mechanic 
  • Mechanical Plant Engineer 
  • Lifting Engineer 
  • IT Support Analyst 
  • Customer Service Administrator 

The 5% Club

We are a member of the 5% Club, an industry-led campaign aimed at tackling youth unemployment, supported by the CBI (Confederation of British Industry) and the Government Department of Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS). As a member, we are comitted to having a minimum of 5% of our workforce enrolled on a formalised apprenticeship, sponsored student and/or graduate development scheme within five years. 

Apprenticeship Awards 

Your career with GAP doesn't end when your Apprenticeship ends. We offer a variety of progression plans so you can further your career with us. We now have a number of employees who started as an Apprentice and who are now working in Management Roles. 

Our Apprentices also achieve greatness when working at GAP. In 2022, Lewis Barr, a Lifting Apprentice at our Kinning Park Depot, won the LEEA Outstanding Apprentice of the Year Award. Tyler Spendiff, working in our Newcastle Lifting Depot, also won the LEEA Rising Star Runner-Up of 2022 Award. 

This just proves what an Apprenticeship with GAP can enable you to achieve. 

Learning & Development 

We heavily invest in offering Apprenticeships as a way of getting young talented people into the business and training them up to being a successful career with us. 

We offer a variety of different Apprenticeships which vary in duration depending on the role, however regardless of which division/role you are in there will be support and guidance from GAP's Learning and Development team and from our depots.