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Business management apprenticeships for Hackney school leavers

PUBLISHED: 13:39 28 August 2020 | UPDATED: 13:46 28 August 2020

Tesco graduate Ammar Younis. Picture: Tesco

Tesco graduate Ammar Younis. Picture: Tesco

Tesco

A supermarket chain is offering business management apprenticeships to school leavers in Hackney and five other London boroughs.

Tesco’s new Business Management Degree Apprenticeship offers the chance to gain a degree without the financial commitment of leaving home or falling into debt.

Successful candidates will gain “hands-on” management experience as they take on a paid, leadership role at a Tesco Store in London - with the aim of developing the skills to become a manager in a large London store within the first year.

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Emma Taylor, Tesco’s People Director said the company is committed to building a more inclusive workplace.

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She told the Gazette: “We’re looking for energetic and enthusiastic school leavers with a passion for retail to join us.”

One day a week will be spent studying at Pearson College in Holborn and degrees in Business Management will be validated by the University of Kent.

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Tuition fees and travel expenses to college will all be paid for and applicants must be aged 18 or over.

The course starts on September 6, 2021, with a starting salary of £18,000 plus London weighting.

Any interested school leavers can apply for the apprenticeship at www.tesco.com from September 14.


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