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Apprentices

Want to gain a qualification and work experience at the same time?

An Asda apprenticeship really can change your life. It can open doors to all kinds of careers. It can help you gain professional qualifications. And you can experience the best of both worlds – continuing to learn and starting to earn at the same time.

As an apprentice, you will help us bring fresh ideas to the way we do things. You'll help us challenge our thinking whilst learning at pace and getting stuck into a variety of projects. 

Supported by extensive internal and external learning opportunities, being an apprentice at Asda means you get the chance to experience your learning in action, in the real world. It means you can see the difference between what works in theory and what works in practice; essential insights to have in the fast-paced world of retail.

But while there’s so much to experience, so many different angles and aspects to our business and so many career paths to forge, you’ll find the right support within our culture.

As a Future Talent apprentice, you are the future of our business and we want you to help shape it. Whether you are looking to become a specialist or broaden your experience across our business, we will support you every step of the way as part of our Future Talent Network.

You’ll have your own mentor and buddy to help you, as well as a cohort of other apprentices and graduates who are also at the start of their journey. Together, you’ll build networks and friendships to last your whole career.


We currently have apprenticeship vacancies in two of our business areas:


Asda Technology

Join a team of over 400 colleagues in our growing tech department working on Voice Recognition, App and Web Development, Data Insight and Analytics, Robotics, Image Recognition and In Store Experience technology to help us shape our digital future.

Our Technology apprenticeships are designed to immerse you into a technical specialism and provide you with all the ongoing training and support you’ll need to reach your full potential. It’s about you, your ability to problem-solve and how you can show us that spark of potential; something that’s far more important to us than any previous technology experience.


Asda Business Services

Our customer-centric Asda Business Services teams manage and transform end-to-end processes across Finance, Human Resources, Contact Centre and Procurement to keep our business running efficiently. We deliver customer support, manage colleague payroll, evolve how we work with data/systems and oversee supplier management. 

Continuous innovation is our focus. We strive to offer new and improved services to both our internal and external customers.

Our apprenticeship programme enables you to experience the breadth of Asda Business Services.  Offering you the opportunity to work in a number of different departments before choosing an area to specialise and take further qualifications in. This apprenticeship will equip you with the agility, growth mindset and commercial skills needed to succeed now and into the future. 

    • “I remember walking into Asda House for my first interview and they were playing five-a-side football in the Atrium. There was a buzz about the place and I was thought, "this is incredible". I've never known anything like it; a hive of activity and the sheer breadth of the business that you then learn about. As a customer you see things on shelves, whereas there is so much more to Asda than that.”

    • “It really has been life changing for me. I changed it up, got on a totally different track and I really feel what I’m learning now will set me up for life. There’s a lot of belief in me here and that gives me a lot of confidence. I’d say to anyone, apply. Give it your best shot.”

    • “I put a lot of work into my application. I talked to people, I did online learning, anything I could do to show that I was being proactive. I got a lot of rejections before I got an acceptance and that can be really disheartening, but my advice to anyone is don't let it get you down because eventually a door has to open. So, just go for it. Don't be afraid of what you think you can't do, because anything you can't do, you can learn. If you show willing at Asda, and I know it sounds cheesy, the sky really is the limit, if you put your mind to it.”

    • ''Moving around the business allows you to meet new people. This means get a different angles on the business as you shape your Asda journey.''

    • ''Asda see you as future leaders, so it’s important to put your hand up with fresh ideas. It’s those ideas that keep the cogs turning and move the business forward.''