Traditional Manufacturing Apprenticeship NISSAN MOTOR MANUFACTURING (UK) LIMITED

An Apprenticeship at Nissan is like no other. This is your chance to kick start your career with a real taste of what life is like working at a world-leading car manufacturer. Do you like the idea of a fast-paced, hands-on role and working for a company that drives innovation and high quality? If your answer is yes,this scheme could be for you.

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

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    More than £16,000 per annum

  • Working week

    Typically, two shift pattern - day & late shift Days 07:00 - 15:18 Monday to Thursday, 07:00 - 14:53 Friday Lates 16:35 - 00:53 Monday to Thursday, 15:10 - 23:03 Friday May change depending on operational requirements. U18s finish by 11pm latest

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    43 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working on the production line 
  • Fitting parts to cars
  • Monitoring the quality of your own work

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative qualification
  • End Point Assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progress to Special Skills Manufacturing Staff
  • Could progress to higher level apprenticeship such as Level 3 Improvement Technician and Level 4 Improvement Practitioner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade A-F or 2+) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-F or 2+) Essential

About the employer

As a member of our Production Quality Support team, you will investigate the quality of our vehicles and components, working alongside your colleagues to ensure quick analysis of concerns, followed by the development and implementation of solutions. You will also work cross functionally with other departments including Engineering, Production, and Design to guarantee the highest possible quality standards across all our vehicles, ensuring the best possible driving experience for our customers.




Washington Road


Tyne And Wear



Michelle Hill

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Training provider


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

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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: 01 Mar 2024