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Retail Leadership Degree Apprenticeship - Nationwide WM MORRISON SUPERMARKETS P L C

We have nearly 500 friendly stores at the heart of our local communities across the country. On our 3-year programme, you’ll need to think quickly on your feet as you’ll be right at the heart of the action. It’s all about helping to keep our store running smoothly as you learn what’s involved in store operations alongside your studies.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Starting salary is £22,000 plus benefits per annum. After the first year there is potential for significant increases based on performance

  • Working week

    Days and shifts are to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    13 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    40 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Want to learn what it takes to keep a Morrisons store running smoothly?

As a Retail Degree Apprentice, you’ll spend three years gaining the skills, knowledge and experience you need. 

Duties will include:

  • You'll learn about our store trading operations and systems
  • You’ll develop your project management skills by supporting live business projects
  • You’ll get an early taste of leadership when you take on responsibility for a team of colleagues within a department

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • While you’re working with us, you’ll also be studying towards a BA (Hons) Retail Leadership Integrated Degree at the University of Bradford
  • Balancing work and a degree course will be challenging. But we’ll offer you study leave so you can focus on your studies

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • By the end of the three years you’ll be a Senior Manager in one of our stores, with accountability for a range of departments
  • Show us real potential, and you could even progress onto our Store Manager Development Programme


Retail is a fast-paced world where roles tend to be shift based, and where you often have to do early starts, late finishes and weekends, as well as working bank holidays and during peak times of the year. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Resilience, Determination, Leadership skills, Flexibility


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Level 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 4) Essential
Other UCAS Points (Grade 112) Essential

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.




Hilmore House

Gain Lane



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Retail leadership (integrated degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2023