Engineering Degree Apprentice

Our Engineering Degree Apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to experience life working at Nissan while studying for a full degree.


£14,696 Nissan Sunderland 5 years Apply Now

Our Engineering department are responsible for procuring and installing innovative solutions to achieve maximum output, root cause analysis and resolving quality issues and we supporting all areas of the manufacturing operation, ensuring seamless production of over 320,000 cars every year.

Our Engineering Degree Apprenticeship programme offers a unique opportunity to experience life working at Nissan and pick up the skills and insight you need to succeed in a career in automotive maintenance and engineering – all while studying for a full degree at the same time!

Your first year will be spent off-the-job as you train at a local college and university. For the rest of your course, you’ll work full-time as a member of the team responsible for vehicle, equipment and manufacturing Engineering within Nissan and spend time on day release at university.


There are three pathways which are chosen by departments:

• Manufacturing Engineering Practice

• Electronic and Electrical Engineering Practice

• Design Engineering Practice


Salary of £14,696 increased every six months (based on performance) to a maximum of £39,916

Shift allowance and paid overtime (if applicable)

26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

Off-site social and team building events

Opportunities to take part in CSR activities

Progressive training and development

Access to our on-site sports and social complex

Uniform and PPE provided

Entry requirements – 120 UCAS points (achieved or predicted):

• A Level Maths (Grade A-B) or equivalent

• Two additional A Level STEM subjects (Grade A-B) or equivalent


• Equivalent Extended Engineering Diploma

• Engineering Practice BEng (Hons)*

Qualifications are subject to change ​