Apprenticeships with Whitby Morrison

The Whitby Morrison Apprenticeships programme is truly unique. This is because Whitby Morrison have been the world’s leading manufacturers of Ice Cream Vans for nearly 60 years. Founded by Bryan Whitby in 1962, the company has a purpose-built factory in Cheshire, from where it produces bespoke ice cream vans and associated vehicles for the global market.

Ice cream vans have been a British institution since the early 20th century. Whitby Morrison Ice Cream Vans are recognised as the finest products of their kind in the world. Successfully operating in over 60 countries, these vehicles are built to perform in all climates and conditions.

90% of Whitby Morrison Ice Cream Vans use the Mercedes Sprinter as the base vehicle. However, there are opportunities to use the Ford Transit, VW Crafter, Fiat Ducato and Chevrolet Express too.

Whitby Morrison manufactures Ice Cream Vans on brand new unregistered chassis cabs which meet European Whole Vehicle Type Approval. This means the vehicle starts life exactly as it should: a Whitby Morrison Ice Cream Van. However, clients can also supply their own panel van for subsequent conversion. In this scenario, the conversion process remains the same, ensuring unrivalled styling and performance.

Furthermore, the company also supplies pre-owned ice cream vans, as well ice cream trailers, tricycles and carts.

Roles Available with Whitby Morrison

The Whitby Morrison Apprenticeships programme covers most areas of the factory, depending on production requirements. After a general introduction to the various departments and functions, candidates will focus on a particular area of interest for further specialist training.

The programme is typically 2 years, possibly progressing to 3 depending on the individual and circumstance.

Education Requirements for Whitby Morrison

To apply for the Whitby Morrison Apprenticeships programme, candidates must be able to demonstrate the following qualifications:

  • 2 GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C or above.

However, while qualifications are important, the right attitude and a willingness to learn are key to making it a success.

The Whitby Morrison Apprenticeships programme includes attending 1 day a week in college and 4 days at the factory in Crewe.

When can I apply for an apprenticeship at Whitby Morrison?

The Whitby Morrison Apprenticeships programme opens for applications in April each year.

However, candidates should check the company’s website for any vacancies at other times of the year.

To find out more about this Apprenticeship at Whitby Morrison register now:

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