Food Technical Degree Apprentice WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS P L C

Our Food Technical Degree Apprenticeship involves spending 3-years rotating between teams in our Food Technology function, developing new skills and working towards a degree while preparing for a brilliant career within our unique food retail business. Not only do we pay any course fees, but you also earn a starting salary of £22,000!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 17 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    This role involves early starts, late finishes, night shifts and working weekends and Bank Holidays. It’s hard work for sure. But it’s also very rewarding. Every day is different, and we’ll support you every step of the way. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    7 available

What you will do in your working day

Join us as a Food Technology Degree Apprentice and work within one of our 17 sites across the UK to make sure we’re staying on top of Food Safety, Food Quality and Legality. Learn about each of our technical teams, spending time in a variety of roles, to develop your food manufacturing knowledge and leadership skills.

Responsibilities you could take on during the scheme include:

  • Providing support at our Flowerworld manufacturing site at peak trading times, such as Valentines or Mother’s Day
  • Working closely with production teams to understand how they run and the impact they make
  • Working with our Technical Systems Manager to understand product specifications, write procedures and develop existing systems

The training you will be getting

  • As well as learning on-the-job, you’ll also be studying towards a BSc (Hons) Professional Practice in Food Technology Management at Sheffield Hallam University
  • Balancing work and a degree course will be challenging
  • To support your learning, we'll offer study leave to complete university work stress free

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To be confirmed by employer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Logical


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4) Essential
Other 96 UCAS points (Grade 96 UCAS points) Essential

Things to consider

Our apprentices get access to all our employee benefits, including a holiday buying scheme, contributary pension scheme, store discounts and MyPerks. This is a reward and benefits scheme that updates regularly with new and exciting offers.

About the employer

Morrisons offers you the chance to be part of a different kind of retail business. Whether you’re a school leaver, student, graduate or just looking to start a new career, our early careers give you a unique perspective, real responsibility and tons of valuable experience. You see, unlike our competitors, we own most of our own supply chain. We’re both food makers and shopkeepers, home to diverse teams that create success together. That means you’ll find an amazing scope for learning here.




Crown Way

NN10 6BS

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Food industry technical professional (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 17 Dec 2023