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.

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.​

£13,236 Nissan Sunderland 5 years Apply Now

What you will achieve:

  • Mechatronics: L2 Diploma -Advance Manufacturing and Engineering (Foundation Competence)

    Mechatronics: L3 Diploma  – Advanced Manufacturing Engineering – Mechatronics Maintenance Technician  (Development  Competence)

    Mechatronics L3 Diploma  – Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
    Foundation degree in Engineering*
    Nissan in-house training

    *Subject to change



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+)

Salary of £13,236 increased every six months (based on performance) to a maximum of £31,368

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