Where learning, earning and life skills meet

College and university aren’t the only routes to qualifications. Here at Terex Trucks, we can offer you an apprenticeship programme which lets you achieve SVQs, HNCs and HNDs while you learn your trade and earn money. All this while under the wing of a global off-road trucks manufacturer owned by one of the world’s best known brands: Volvo.

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About the Modern Apprenticeship programme

The programme will take approximately four years to complete. During this time you will have your own dedicated mentor and be part of the Apprentice team working on specific projects. You’ll work alongside and learn from our expert engineers, technicians and experienced team members. At the end (provided you have met all the requirements) you will achieve an SVQ level 2, SVQ level 3 and an NC in an appropriate discipline. Further studies up to HNC/HND level and beyond are also possible.

Full training will be given both at our site in Newhouse and at our training provider (EKGTA) in East Kilbride. On successful completion of the programme, which typically lasts 4 years, candidates will receive the appropriate certification and become fully qualified.


CRAFT APPRENTICESHIPS - Candidates for Craft apprenticeship opportunities must have or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 grades at level C or better (or the equivalent). Subjects should include English, Maths and a science or technical subject.

TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIPS - Canddates for Technician apprenticeship opportunities must have or expect to pass at least 4 National 5 grades at level C or better. Plus 2 Higher grades, 1 of which should be either Maths, Science (preferably Physics) or a Technical subject. For IT role, 3 higher grades of which one should be either Higher Computing or Information Technology plus Maths and English.


Your studies and on-the-job experience within our Apprenticeships will lead you to achieve status of one of the following 6 opportunities available once completed: Electrical Design Engineer, Test Technician, Fabricators x 2, Maintenance Fitter, and IT Support Technician.

How to apply

If you meet the criteria mentioned above, then here is how you can take the first steps down your new career path:

For all apprenticeships – Please contact EKGTA directly and complete their online application process.