£12,236 per annum (£235 per week)

Increments of approx £1,300 every six months (based on performance)

To £20,189 per annum (£388 per week)

Shift allowance and overtime (if applicable)

The Scheme:

The Manufacturing Staff Enhanced Apprenticeship it is a 24-month scheme that provides thorough training for nationally-recognised qualifications. It is developed in conjunction with NAC and a local college and combines practical and theoretical skills. You will gain a valuable insight into all aspects of automotive and manufacturing maintenance. You'll gain the skills and knowledge required to work as a member of a team working on the production line producing high quality vehicles. During your Manufacturing Staff Enhanced Apprenticeship you will combine off-the-job training at a local college and on-the-job training in our Sunderland plant, you'll have the chance to work with the most up-to-date manufacturing equipment in the industry.

What you'll achieve at the end of it:

Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering (Level 2)

NVQ in Performing Manufacturing Operations (Level 2)

Functional Skills

Nissan in-house training courses

What the benefits are:

Progressive training and development

26 days’ holiday per year (plus 8 public holidays)

Uniform and PPE provided

Full-time paid employment

Who can apply for the Manufacturing Staff Enhanced Apprenticeship

You'll need:

GCSE English Language (Grade A-D or 3+)

GCSE Maths Grade (A-D or 3+)


OR Functional Skills Level 1


You'll also need to be willing to learn and happy working as part of a team, flexible and a good time keeper

You must be aged 16 at the start of your apprenticeship on 1 September 2019