Maintenance Technician Apprentice

This diverse role will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to maintain our state-of-the-art production facilities and work as a member of our team. Our maintenance teams do an important job operating all over our Sunderland plant, so you’ll have plenty of valuable networking opportunities. What’s more, you’ll gain experience working with some of the most up-to-date manufacturing equipment in the industry.


£13,501 Nissan Sunderland 5 years Apply Now

You’ll spend your first year training at college full-time before you join us in the plant. During the remaining four years of your course you’ll spend the majority of the time at Nissan with one day of college per week.​


Salary of £13,501 increased every six months (based on performance) to a maximum of £31,995

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 – 4 GCSE grades or equivalent (achieved or predicted)

  • Mathematics (Grade A/B or 6+)
  • English Language (Grade A-C or 4+)
  • Science-based subject (Grade A-C or 4+)
  • One other subject (Grade A-C or 4+)​
  • Level 2 Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 3 Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
  • Level 3 Manufacturing & Engineering Mechatronics Maintenance Technician
  • Foundation Degree in General Engineering

*Qualifications are subject to change​