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Nissan Ireland seeking new new motor apprentices


Nissan Ireland launched their Apprentice Academy in 2015 with the aim to support the creation of 100 jobs over 5 years to help future-proof the motor industry and develop the ‘technicians of tomorrow’.

Now, Nissan Ireland tells us that he 2017 application phase for the Nissan Apprentice Academy has opened for applications. The closing date for applications is Saturday 30th September 2017.

What made this advanced apprenticeship programme innovative has been Nissan Ireland’s additional specialised training along with the continuous guidance and encouragement of all academy apprentices who are employed by our dealer network.

On successful completion of the standard SOLAS apprenticeship programme, the top scoring graduates will be given the opportunity to further their career within the Nissan Ireland dealer network. In addition, we will offer the highest performing graduate a scholarship into D.I.T Automotive third-level degree courses and advancement within the Nissan Academy, where they will receive Nissan master technician training (including entry into NISTEC Nissan’s world-wide skills competition).

Each year, the overall highest performing and top scoring graduate will have the opportunity to become a ‘Nissan Generation Next Ambassador’ and will be provided with the use of a brand new, taxed and insured Nissan to drive for a year. Nina points out that some terms and conditions do apply.
The Nissan Apprentice Academy will give you access to learning environments and resources that will support your development and help you influence and achieve your individual goals.

The Nissan Dealer network is now again actively seeking to engage with candidates for this programme who can exhibit the following essential qualities: Practical, common sense approach; Enthusiasm/ passion for their work; Good effective communication skills; Strong work ethic; Ability to work on own initiative as well as within a team environment; A desire to deliver the highest levels of customer experience; and also planning and organisational skills.

If you feel these are qualities that you have to offer our Dealer Network then please follow the application process below.

Two years ago, when Nissan Ireland Chief Executive James McCarthy announced the launch of the ‘Nissan Apprentice Academy’ he promised to create 100 jobs over 5 years and this is on target.

Check out details of the Nissan Apprentice Academy and an application form online at: https://www.nissan.ie/experience-nissan/apprentice-academy.html