Apprenticeships are a fantastic way to build confidence, learn new skills and obtain qualifications, all whilst earning a wage. Apprenticeships are work-based, paid training programmes providing skills development and sometime a nationally recognised qualification. They combine practical training with study, both on and off-the-job and our Apprentices are paid the going rate for the role they are working in. 

With a wide ranging family of businesses, we have a number of opportunities for you to 'learn whilst you earn', with Apprenticeships in a number of areas from food retail and funeral services, to stone masonry. 


Meet our Apprentices

Aaron Bailey, Food Retail

Level 2 Team Leading

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Beth Brown, HR Services

Level 3 Business Administration

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David Downes, Funeral Services

Level 5 Operations/Departmental Manager

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Interested in finding out more?

We currently offer seven different types of Apprenticeships. Many of these are recruited for from our colleagues, but we sometimes advertise these roles externally too. 

If you already work for the East of England Co-op, speak with your manager or email the Learning and Development Team by clicking here.

Or, apply for a position within our family of businesses, and discuss this scheme with us. Check out our current vacancies here