Manufacturing Apprentice

On this fast-paced course, you’ll be working in Trim & Chassis or our Paint Shop getting real experience of what it’s like to work in a busy automotive focused on producing high quality vehicles.


£13,501 Nissan Sunderland 2 years Apply Now

You’ll split your time between college and working as part of a team responsible for producing high quality work within set timescales at the plant (three weeks on the job/one week at college rotation). It’s a demanding role and quality is key to ensure customer satisfaction, so you’ll need to have excellent attention to detail to succeed.​

Salary of £13,501 increased every six months (based on performance) to a maximum of £21,613

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 – 2 GCSE grades or equivalent (achieved or predicted)

  • Mathematics (Grade A-D or 3+)
  • English Language (Grade A-D or 3+) OR
  • Functional Skills Level 1
  • The ability to commute to and from the Nissan Sunderland plant
  • You must be aged 16 on 1st September 2022


• Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative

• Level 2 Team Leading


*Qualifications subject to change