Automotive Engineering Apprenticeship LEYLAND TRUCKS LTD

You will work towards a Level 4 HNC in Engineering as part of the Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Standard. This four year scheme will provide you with practical hands-on experience gaining an insight into different key areas including frame assembly, piping and wiring, chassis and cab assembly, vehicle finish and prototype.

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

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £18,475.00

    Benefits A competitive starting salary of £18,475 rising during each year of the scheme; 33 days of holiday (which includes statutory holidays); a pension scheme and medical support schemes.

  • Working week

    Work pattern Monday to Thursday 7.20 am to 16.10 pm, Friday 7.20 am to 14.20pm ( day release one day per week, day to be confirmed)

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000220792

  • Positions

    8 available

What you will do in your working day

Working within a variety of specialist assembly teams and experienced  engineers you will gaining knowledge on various aspects of truck build including;

  • Problem solving and solutions, lean methodology
  • Application of new technology and innovation
  • Bespoke vehicles

The training you will be getting

  •  Level 4 HNC in Engineering as part of Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Preston College on a day release basis, one day per week
  • 4 year scheme
  • Combination of course learning and work-based learning

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Acheivement of HNC in Engineering as part of the Engineering Manufacturing Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Progression routes to HND in Engineering
  • With the ability to use your own initiative, you will take co-responsibility for your development within the business and help shape your future career

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, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Science (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Leyland Trucks operates from one of Europe’s most advanced truck assembly facilities, the Leyland Assembly Plant. The company, employing 1000 people, manufactures the full range of DAF product, of which approximately 40% is exported to all European Union markets and the wider world. The Company’s future development is focused on the use of leading edge applications of information technology in all aspects of truck design, manufacture, procurement and logistics.

Employer

LEYLAND TRUCKS LTD

Address

Croston Road

Farington Moss

Leyland

PR26 6LZ

Contact

Maria Rogers

maria.rogers@leyland-trucks.co.uk

01772625930

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Training

Training provider

PRESTON COLLEGE

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 manufacturing technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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

Please apply via our website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Mar 2024