Facilities and Maintenance Apprenticeship

As part of this apprenticeship, you will learn how to maintain the equipment and facilities necessary to keep the market leading truck factory at peak condition.

Working as part of a multifunctional maintenance team you will learn how to carry out both scheduled and none scheduled mechanical maintenance on plant and equipment i.e cranes & lifting equipment, control systems, & pneumatic tooling

Completing a Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard with a HNC, you will have the opportunity to follow a Mechanical Maintenance pathway.


A competitive starting salary of £14,907 rising during each year of the scheme; 33 days of holiday (which includes statutory holidays); a pension scheme and medical support schemes.

About Leyland Trucks

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.

The company is a division of the American corporation PACCAR Inc., which is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced powertrains, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business..

Since Leyland Trucks was acquired by PACCAR in 1998, it has become the group's established centre for light and medium truck design, development and manufacture.

Having the right people in the right place, with the right skills, at the right time is essential to our business success and our apprenticeship schemes help ensure we continue to provide market leading product to DAF customers in the UK and around the world.

What We Are Looking For

With a keen, demonstrable interest in 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.

To apply, you will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above (A*-C), including maths, English and a science.

Application Process

Apprentice application forms can be downloaded via the website and emailed to:  

The closing date for applications is Friday 13th August 2021                                             
Interviews will take place on Monday 23rd August 2021
The start date for the apprenticeship is Monday 6th September 2021


Apprentice application form