Apprenticeships at the Co-op

It takes all kinds of people to make a business work. So our nationwide apprenticeships are open to everyone with the right levels of skill, enthusiasm and understanding. If you have a genuine passion for customer service, a willingness to learn and a strong sense of community, you could really go places at the Co-op. We believe in working together, so take a look at all we can offer you and come share in our success.

Welcome to our Co-op


What’s in it for you

An Apprenticeship at Co-op is not just about what you can do for us.
These are just some of the things you can expect in return.

  • 80% – 100% of
    a full salary
    during training

  • Training, support
    and qualifications
    up to degree level

  • A shared sense
    of value and

  • A chance to give
    back to the community
    through local causes
    and social schemes

  • Happy Customers -
    over 4.5 million active
    and satisfied members

  • A full-time job during
    and on completion
    of training

  • Opportunities
    for career

The social value of apprenticeships at the Co-op

We know that offering apprenticeships is the right thing to do but we want to understand more about the value they create for the people who join us on the programme – and be able to tell you about it. As part of this ambition we commissioned an independent study of the impact of the apprenticeship programme which you can read here.

Apprentice roles

How to apply

All of our apprentices go through
the same four-step application process.

  • Online Application

    Submit initial application quickly and easily via this website.

  • Online Tests

    Complete a basic Maths and English test.

  • Interview

    If successful, take part in a telephone or video interview.

  • Assessment Day

    Attend an assessment day to demonstrate strengths and personality.

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