Leyland Trucks Ltd

Automotive Engineering Apprenticeship - Higher (Level 4)

Leyland Trucks Ltd (Employer)

Preston College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,366.00
40.0 hours per week Monday to Thursday 7:20am - 4:15pm Friday 7:20am - 2:10pm
48 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Engineering Manufacturing Technician (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
5 March 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Leyland Trucks is the UK’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturing business and produces over 18,000 trucks per year from its state-of-the-art facility in Lancashire. You will gain insight into areas such as frame assembly, piping and wiring, chassis and cab assembly, vehicle finish and prototype.


What will the apprentice be doing?

Undertaking a structured rotation through various assembly departments, you will work towards a Level 4 HNC in Engineering.

The scheme will provide you with practical hands-on experience gaining an insight into areas including frame assembly, piping and wiring, chassis and cab assembly, vehicle finish and prototype.

As the apprenticeship develops you will also expand your knowledge in areas such electrical fault finding, diagnostics and repair

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

You will achieve a HNC in Engineering and will attend Preston's College on a day release basis

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will aquire the skills and knowledge required to become an Automotive Engineer which covers a whole range of roles within the business


Reality Check

With a keen, demonstrable interest in Automotive, Manufacturing or Engineering, you will be eager to learn and be able to adapt to a changing environment. 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.

Skills Required

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

Qualifications Required

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