The Special Skills (Manufacturing) Apprenticeship is a 2 to 3 year scheme that is delivered across a choice of 3 areas; Vehicle Repair, Paint Spraying or Panel Repair. Developed in conjunction with NAC Group and a local college, the scheme combines theoretical and practical skills and will give you a valuable insight into all aspects of automotive manufacturing. Your time will be split between off-the-job training at a local college and on-the-job training at our Sunderland plant, where you'll have the chance to work with the most up-to-date manufacturing equipment in the industry. Each Special Skills (Manufacturing) apprentice scheme option provides thorough training for nationally-recognised qualifications.



£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)


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


The Schemes


Vehicle Repair - click here for more information


Panel Repair - click here for more information


Paint Spraying - click here for more information