Apprenticeships

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We’re pleased to be launching our Apprenticeship scheme across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, to help develop and retain local talent.

East Anglia is a unique and vibrant place to live and work. By attracting, developing and maintaining local talent now, we hope to have a highly skilled, well-motivated workforce for the future, benefitting both our business and the region.

What is an Apprenticeship?

Apprenticeships are a fantastic way to build confidence, learn new skills and obtain qualifications all whilst earning a wage. We’ve designed our Apprenticeships to allow our colleagues to move-up or move on into other areas of our business, opening a vast number of doors and opportunities.

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

Are you eligible to apply for an Apprenticeship with East of England Co-op?

  • Are you aged from 16-64?
  • Are you not currently in education?
  • Are you looking for a career change?
  • Have you just left school?
  • Do you currently work for East of England Co-op?

Interested in finding out more?

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

Or, apply for a position within our family of businesses, and discuss this scheme with us. Check out our vacancies across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire.

"It's good to know that I'm working towards getting a qualification and furthering my skills. I would highly recommend the Apprenticeship for others, it has allowed me to get hands-on experience and I've learnt a lot about the business."