Manufacturing Engineering Degree Apprenticeship Stellantis

Based at the Ellesmere Port Stellantis Plant. You will play a part in producing multi-branded Electric Vans. You will be working on key projects and taking ownership for crucial work, whilst completing a full Engineering Qualification! You will learn key skills & experience a range of development opportunities to kick-start your career.

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Closing date: 27 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 07:00 - 15:50 and Friday, 07:00 - 11:00.

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Engineers combine scientific and mathematical principles to plan, design and innovate a multitude of practical applications. 
  • You will be responsible for implementation and ongoing improvement of the Manufacturing Facility at Ellesmere Port, including new vehicle introductions. 
  • Take part in key projects and in the production of multi-branded electric vans
  • We have vacancies within our Body Shop, Paint Shop, General Assembly and Quality Areas.    

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

We have partnered with Cheshire South and West to offer a course which blends the best aspects of learning with work-based activity, with day release at college whilst learning real skills in the Workplace.  Attendance at college will be  2-3 days per week in years 1 and 2, 1 day per week in years 3 and 4 along with monthly assessment visits to support the apprentice to compile the portfolio of evidence in years 3 and 4.

The candidate will study towards a BEng (Hons) in Engineering. The degree element of this standard is delivered by Sheffield University, the delivery model is 3 weeks remote delivery followed by 1 week face to face with the option of additional weeks face to face as deemed necessary by the apprentice or employer. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Completion of this Degree Apprenticeship could lead to a career as Lead Engineer or Engineering Manager.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade GCSE C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade GCSE C or 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade GCSE C or 4) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Science (Grade B) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Engineering (Grade MMM) Essential

Things to consider

Applicants should hold 5 GCSE's at Grade C or above, including Mathematics, English and a Science, Technology or Engineering related subject and A Levels at grade B or above in both a Mathematical based subject and a Science, Technology, Engineering or additional Mathematics related subject, or 90+ credits in an Engineering BTEC at level 3. The plant is not on a bus route, so you will require your own transport, when based at Plant. This is a Manufacturing/ Shop floor based industry.

About the employer

We are Stellantis, born in 2021 and created through the merger of Groupe PSA and FCA Group. Stellantis is a provider of distinctive, exciting and sustainable mobility solutions. Our Company’s strength lies in the diversity and passion of our 300,000 people all around the world and the rich portfolio of iconic automotive brands. Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Vauxhall and Jeep are just a few of the well-known names that sit in the Stellantis family. We are re-introducing Higher and Degree Apprenticeships in 2023 at our Ellesmere Port site, building multi-brand Electric Vans. If you want to make an impact and launch a career in an automotive global leader, we want to hear from you!




North Road Industrial Estate

Ellesmere Port

South Wirral

CH65 1AL

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Training provider



Sophie Foreman

Apprenticeship standard

Manufacturing engineer (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

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