Our 3-year Retail Degree Apprenticeship based in England, and 4-year programme in Scotland allows you to work towards a degree while preparing for a brilliant management 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: 25 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    As the fast-paced world of retail isn’t 9-5, this role involves early starts, late finishes, night shifts and working weekends and Bank Holidays. It’s hard work for sure. 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

    28 available

What you will do in your working day

Get an early taste of leadership by taking on responsibility for a team of colleagues within a department. Experience all areas of our stores, gaining an overview of its operation and helping to keep our stores running smoothly.

Day-to-day tasks that you will be responsible for could include:

  • Ensuring the store is set up to the best standard to drive sales and continue delivering a great customer experience
  • Spending time with other colleagues to understand each area of our stores and the part they play
  • Supporting live business projects to develop project management skills
  • Learning about our store trading operations and systems

The training you will be getting

  • As well as learning on-the-job, if in England, you’ll also be studying towards a BSc (Hons) Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship at University of Bradford, or a BA (Hons) Business Management Degree Apprenticeship with University of Strathclyde if in Scotland
  • 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

  • At the end of the scheme, you’ll have built the experiences and skills needed to be a future store manager and will have gained a full chartered membership of the CMI (Chartered Management Institute for England only)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4) Essential
Other 112 UCAS points (Grade 112 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.




4 Barnsdale Drive


Milton Keynes


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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

Chartered manager (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: 25 Feb 2024