Being an apprentice at Tesco


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At Tesco we’re passionate about serving shoppers a little better every day and colleagues are at the heart of that. As an apprentice you get real responsibility from day one, but also the opportunity to learn as you earn.

 

Our business is full of varied opportunities and no two days are the same at Tesco. This coupled with our collaborative culture, is something we’re really proud of. We believe the most rewarding way to develop is through real-life business experience, which is why apprentices join our teams by hitting the ground running, giving them the opportunity to have a real impact from the start.

 

At Tesco you can apply your knowledge and be entrepreneurial, whilst learning at college and being supported by colleagues along the way. We work hard to inspire and help colleagues look after their whole wellbeing so they can be great at work and beyond. Our Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield campuses offer cafes and restaurants, and our Welwyn campus also has a subsidised gym plus plenty of green space for walking meetings.

The benefits

At Tesco, we offer a competitive salary starting at £20,000 depending on the programme. Our apprentices are also eligible for our bonus payment, depending on the performance of the business.

You’ll get 20 days holiday pro rata plus a personal day (which you can use for things like Christmas shopping or your birthday!). You’ll also receive exclusive benefits like discounted cinema tickets and half price entrance to theme parks, not to mention 10% off at Tesco once you’ve been here for six months.

Even though retirement may be many years away, we offer a Retirement Savings Plan when colleagues join with an option to decide how much they save. We will match pension contributions by up to a maximum of 7.5%.

We understand that environment means a lot when it comes to the workplace. We champion a flexible approach, with hot desking, ample meeting rooms, and informal meeting spaces. The Welwyn campus also offers cool outdoor spaces, as well as ping pong tables and table football. In the office, you’ll get a laptop, supporting you to take advantage of our flexible working policy (so you can work remotely!).

All of our apprentices are invited to development events and training days throughout their programmes to support them with their growth. From presentation skills, to helping you to better understand yourself, these events are great opportunities to network with peers and inspirational leaders from across our business and beyond.

The great thing about our unique apprenticeships is the access to a mentor throughout your time here. They’re experienced in their field, and have been in your shoes once so can give you advice and support.

The benefits

At Tesco, we offer a competitive salary starting at £20,000 depending on the programme. Our apprentices are also eligible for our bonus payment, depending on the performance of the business.

Pay

You’ll get 20 days holiday pro rata plus a personal day (which you can use for things like Christmas shopping or your birthday!). You’ll also receive exclusive benefits like discounted cinema tickets and half price entrance to theme parks, not to mention 10% off at Tesco once you’ve been here for six months.

The other nice stuff...

Even though retirement may be many years away, we offer a Retirement Savings Plan when colleagues join with an option to decide how much they save. We will match pension contributions by up to a maximum of 7.5%.

Pension

We understand that environment means a lot when it comes to the workplace. We champion a flexible approach, with hot desking, ample meeting rooms, and informal meeting spaces. The Welwyn campus also offers cool outdoor spaces, as well as ping pong tables and table football. In the office, you’ll get a laptop, supporting you to take advantage of our flexible working policy (so you can work remotely!).

What it’s like working here

All of our apprentices are invited to development events and training days throughout their programmes to support them with their growth. From presentation skills, to helping you to better understand yourself, these events are great opportunities to network with peers and inspirational leaders from across our business and beyond.

Structured learning

The great thing about our unique apprenticeships is the access to a mentor throughout your time here. They’re experienced in their field, and have been in your shoes once so can give you advice and support.

Extra support

Our apprenticeship programmes

Working in Welwyn Garden City

Our office is based on a leafy green campus in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.

 

It’s nice and accessible for those in the Home Counties, situated close to the M25 and A1 motorways.

 

A short 20 minute train journey from Finsbury Park, with free shuttle bus service on offer, Welwyn is also very reachable from London.

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