Production Apprenticeship

  • This is an exciting 12 month training period, where you will develop the practical skills and theory to become a member of our fantastic production team working on our fast paced Corolla line.

  • You will learn how to carry out production processes safely, efficiently and to outstanding quality

  • You will take ownership of a variety of manufacturing activities throughout your time here.

You will spend the majority of your time working with our highly skilled manufacturing team on site, learning the skills and processes to allow you to help us produce the Toyota Corolla – lots of practical experience!


You will also undertake classroom and off the job hand-skills training as well as time spent away from site for further training and development activities! (transport provided)


You will learn about the famous Toyota Production System and our core philosophies of continuous improvement and respect in everything we do

Your qualification

Upon completing your 12 month Lean Manufacturing Apprenticeship, you will gain a level 2 diploma in manufacturing

You will then be placed into one of 7 production areas (press, weld, paint, plastics, assembly, and quality assurance). You will be a permanent production team member with TMUK!

Who do we look for?

People with a drive and passion to make a difference, within the workplace as well as for their self-development and progression

People with a drive and passion to make a difference, within the workplace as well as for their self-development and progression

Share the value that there is always a better way – continually improving is the key!

Salary and Benefits

Your Development at Toyota Manufacturing UK

Basic Salary :- £13,391 rising with annual increments to £22,687 upon successful completion of scheme

Where overtime is worked, this will attract a payment as follows:
Mon-Fri - Time and one third for first 2 hours, time and one half thereafter
Saturday - Time and one half
Sunday - Double time

There will be two plant shutdowns each year (a fortnight in August and a week at Christmas) and you will be required to take holiday at these times.
You will then be able to use your remaining holiday entitlement at your discretion provided this is authorised by your Supervisor.

A free workwear allowance is provided to all new Members. Options are also available to purchase additional items at a discounted rate should this be required.

We have three subsidised restaurants on-site serving a wide range of foods. One of our restaurants serves a Japanese dish every day. A restaurant facility is provided in the apprentice development centre.

  • Paid overtime
  • 25 days paid annual holiday
  • Free workwear
  • Subsidised restaurants
  • Attractive car schemes
  • Workplace nursery
  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company sickness benefit
  • Life assurance