Our apprenticeship schemes are here to help create the next generation of workforce, and are therefore both academically and practically challenging.
We need to make sure we select the right people for this workforce of the future, and so we have a comprehensive recruitment and selection process for our apprenticeship schemes.
Here we have outlined each stage of this process so that you can prepare yourself fully for your application to a Nissan Apprenticeship Scheme. We will keep you informed and prepared along the way and every stage is a chance for you to show us your capabilities and achievements, so don’t be afraid to sell yourself! Please be honest throughout the process and enjoy yourself. Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you.
As an apprentice your appetite for learning and development is key. You will need a genuine energy and resilience to overcome any challenges you may meet on your apprenticeship. If we see that you have vigour and stamina, we know you will have what it takes to succeed here at NMUK.
You will need to show that you have a clear focus in order for us to believe that you will be committed to the apprenticeship. This will show us that you consider NMUK potential for a long-term career. It’s not easy to have a clear focus when you’re just starting out but it’s important for us to understand if you will be committed to the apprenticeship and consider our company for a potential long-term career. Use the recruitment process to learn more about the opportunities here at NMUK and ask information to help you understand whether they are a good match with your aspirations. We welcome any questions you may have about how you can grow within our company.
At NMUK we embrace diversity and value respect and are always striving to show empathy towards different views. As an NMUK apprentice you will be expected to share these values from day one and will interact with many different people, including other apprentices and work colleagues, management and tutors. It is important therefore that you are able to demonstrate respect for others at the offset of your application and throughout your apprenticeship and potential career with Nissan.
Firstly, you will fill out an online application form. You will be provided with clear instructions and given a deadline by which everything needs to be completed.
You will need to upload a CV and covering letter, as well as answer some short questions to check your suitability for the role. Use your application to highlight key points that show us why you would be a perfect fit for one of the Nissan Apprenticeship Schemes and ensure it is accurate and contains your most up-to-date information. Try to do some research on NMUK and ask advice on your application from family and friends. All of this will help you put in a great application.
Our Apprenticeship Programmes Team will then review your application against set criteria and will be in touch with you shortly after.
Please note – You must be in a position to prove your right to live and work in the UK. You will be asked to bring evidence of this if invited to interview.
Try not to overthink when constructing your CV, keep it simple and make sure it is relevant to the opportunity that you are applying for. Your CV isn’t ‘one size fits all’ so try to make sure you tailor it to the position you are applying for. This will help to make you stand out from the crowd.
The best applications for apprenticeship vacancies are those that are simple, relevant and honest. We need a chance to get to know you before we can be sure that you will be a good fit within NMUK. The recruitment process is especially designed to allow us to find out more about you and, of course, for you to find out more about us; it’s important that you are happy in your chosen career.
The best advice that we can give for a good application for one of our apprenticeship vacancies is to prepare wherever you can and do your research. Once you have applied, keep an eye on your emails, texts and your phone calls, even from a withheld number – this could be us calling! It is a good idea to have a voicemail set up in case you do miss any calls we can leave a message and make sure you check your voicemails regularly. We don’t mind if you want to call our team for an update on your progress but, if you don’t hear from us straight away after a particular stage of apprenticeship vacancies, try not to worry as we will be in touch as soon as possible.