The design and installation of lifts and escalators is highly regulated, there are wide ranging and complex statutory requirements.
LEIA aims to ensure its members have the best and most up to date information on safety, standards and legislative matters – supported by professional assistance.
LEIA provides for its members comprehensive programmes for both skills training and academic study from BTEC levels through to a masters degree in lift engineering.
LEIA membership requires that member companies have a quality management system and are certificated to ISO 9001 – and that the awarding body is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
LEIA membership can therefore be summarised as companies who –
Lifts and escalators are complex products, the design responsibilities and the level of regulatory control can involve a full replacement of a non-compliant product.
Customers dealing with LEIA members may also take advantage of the technical services LEIA provides to its members by calling 020 7935 3013.
News & Events
Distance Learning Course – September intake open for bookings
We are now taking bookings for our September intake to our Distance Learning Course. Our course provides a technical training programme of study which aims to extend the learner’s knowledge of lift and escalator engineering. Both Full and Part units of study are available, allowing the learner to tailor a programme to their specific needs. […]
New Starter at LEIA
We are delighted to announce that Oliver Greening has been appointed as Senior Operations Manager – Contracts & Membership, effective from 2 May 2017. In this newly created role, Oliver will provide general management expertise to support LEIA’s business objectives and contribute to the ongoing development of the association. Included within his area of responsibility […]
Publication: FOCUS 2017
The latest edition of LEIA’s annual publication is available to view online. Features include: last words from Terry Potter, LEIA’s Managing Director, as he reflects on 27 years of service to the industry; the impact of social media on today’s society and what this means for businesses in our industry; making historic buildings accessible – […]