Toyota Maintenance Apprenticeship 2024 TOYOTA MOTOR MANUFACTURING (UK) LIMITED

During an exceptional 44-month training programme you will learn and develop the technical skills and theory to become a member of our maintenance team. You will work towards 3 manufacturing engineering qualifications which form part of the Apprenticeship Standard. Upon successful completion you are guaranteed a permanent position at Toyota. You will learn skills such as welding, electrical installation, technical drawing and PLC programming,

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Your salary will increase annually to £37,141 upon successful completion of the 44 month scheme.

  • Working week

    For the first 2 years, apprentices will work on day shift only (Yr1 07:30-15:48, Yr2 07:00-15:18) . For the final 2 years, apprentices work on a 3-shift pattern (earlies 06:00-14:18, lates 14:00-22:18 and nights 22:00-06:18).

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    44 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

What you will do in your working day

Training in our onsite Apprentice Development Centre, you will learn skills such as welding, electrical installation, technical drawing and PLC programming, through a mix of classroom based and hands on work.

  • For the first 22 months (Stage 1), you will train in our onsite Apprentice Development Centre, gaining practical experience in a variety of skill areas and learning the technical theory behind them.
  • Your final 22 months (Stage 2) will be spent in a hands-on role, learning how to practically apply and develop your new skills in a real-work environment.
  • You will work alongside and be supported by our high skilled maintenance team members.

The training you will be getting

Toyota maintenance apprentices will complete their training in our onsite Apprentice Development Centre. Further offsite activities will develop teamwork, communication, and planning through an outward bound residential and community volunteer project.

Level 3 Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Standard is awarded by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education on completion of End Point Assessment.

The apprenticeship also contains 3 mandatory embedded qualifications which are certificated during the 44-month apprenticeship training period:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering – Foundation Competence
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering – Development Knowledge
  • Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering – Development Competence
    • Mechatronics Maintenance Technician
    • Toolmaker, Tool and Die Maintenance

At the end of the apprenticeship, you will be a multiskilled maintenance technician working as a maintenance team member at Toyota.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Toyota places a key emphasis on long term professional and personal development
  • The progression pathway upon completion of the apprenticeship from team member up the ranks through to section manager is clearly set out
  • You will be enrolled on various learning and development programmes throughout your career to support your progression

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English Language/Literature (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

Apprentices are responsible for their own transportation to work during the apprenticeship. Apprentices must ensure they have a reliable and suitable transport method for getting to site for the start of their shift.

About the employer

Since being founded in 1937, Toyota has grown into one of the world’s largest and best-known car manufacturers. We are built on fundamental values of respect for people and continuous improvement. At Toyota we believe in creating a supportive and stimulating work environment. We encourage personal and professional development through our extensive training programmes and we actively foster diversity. Each of our members share the collective belief that there is always a better way.








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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Dec 2023