Start your career in retail

Together with Tesco and Job Centre Plus, we’re bringing you the opportunity to develop new skills, gain an accredited qualification, undertake real work experience and start your career in retail or customer service ensuring that you, the next generation of talent, is being provided with the skills to succeed.

These courses are delivered across England.

You must be between 18-30 and unemployed to take part.

View upcoming course start dates and locations.

Qualification and Skills

You will complete three days remote learning and gain:

  • Customer Service qualifications and skills
  • Employability skills
  • Digital skill

You will also be provided support with writing your CV and interview techniques.

Work Experience

You will complete 16 hours work experience over four days at a local Tesco store to put your new skills and qualifications into practice, gain valuable work experience for your CV, and be able to showcase your talents ahead of your interview – all leading to and ensuring customer service is the right career for you!

Attending the course will not affect your benefits.


A guaranteed interview with feedback will follow your placement, with jobs available for successful candidates.

Course dates, region and store locations

Register for any upcoming courses by providing your contact details preferred store location.

5 October 2020

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough – Cambridge Fulbourn Cherryhinton, Cambridge Newmarket
  • Essex – Basildon Langdon Hills, Basildon Mayflower, Romford Roneo Drive, Lakeside, Rainham, Romford Gallows Corner, Southend
  • Greater Manchester – Oldham Extra, Oldham Chadderton, Greenfield, Failsworth, Droylsden, Middleton, Baguley, Salford, Farnworth, Irlam, Stretford, Sale, Stalybridge, Burnage, Stockport, Blackley, Walkden, Cheetham Hill, Prestwich
  • Northumberland/Tyne & Wear – North Shields
  • Staffordshire and Derbyshire – Mansfield/Chesterfield Extra, Mansfield Jubilee Extra

12 October 2020

  • Avon, Somerset and Gloucestershire – Bradley Stoke, Brislington Extra, Bristol Eastville Extra, Bristol 2, Keynsham, Staple Hill, Swindon 
  • Cumbria and Lancashire – Blackpool
  • Devon and Cornwall – Plymouth Transit Way
  • East Anglia – Wisbech
  • East London – Rainham
  • Essex – Harlow Church Langley, Harlow Edinburgh Way
  • Greater Manchester – Atherton, Hindley, Wigan
  • Kent – Broadstairs, Dover,Faversham, Gillingham, Sheerness, Strood, Whitstable
  • Merseyside – Bidston Moss, Prescot, St Helens, Warrington, Widnes
  • Northumberland/Tyne & Wear – Sunderland
  • Surrey and Sussex – Crawley, Lewes, Surrey Quays

19 October 2020

  • Avon, Somerset and Gloucestershire – Cheltenham, Yeovil
  • Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire – Watford, Borehamwood
  • Dorset – Dorcester, Portland, Waymouth
  • Greater London – New Maldon, Sutton Cheam
  • Greater Manchester – Horwich
  • Kent – Maidstone Grove Green, Maidstone Lunsford Park, Sevenoaks Riverhead, Tenterden
  • Leicestershire and Northamptonshire – Wellingborough
  • Stafford and Cannock – Cannock, Hednesford, Rugeley, Stafford

26 October 2020

  • Cumbria and Lancashire – Barrow Extra
  • Berkshire – Sandhurst
  • Derbyshire – Ilkeston, Long Eaton
  • Kent – Faversham, Gillingham
  • Merseyside/Cheshire – Bidston Moss, Prescot, St Helens, Warrington, Widnes
  • Nottinghamshire – Toton
  • Somerset – Shepton Mallet
  • Yorkshire – Beverley, Market Weighton

2 November 2020

  • Essex – Harlow Church Langley, Harlow Edinburgh Way
  • Devon and Cornwall – Crediton
  • Leicestershire – Beaumont Leys
  • Lincolnshire – Lincoln Extra
  • West Midlands – Bedworth, Coventry Arena
  • Surrey – Guildford
  • Sussex – Bognor Regis, Eastbourne, Hastings
  • Nottinghamshire – Chesterfield Extra, Mansfield Jubilee Extra
  • Yorkshire – Bradford Extra

9 November 2020

  • Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire – Bicester

Movement to Work operates in a world of opportunity and seeks to break the vicious ‘no experience – no job’ cycle that is preventing young people not currently in education, employment or training from stepping onto the career ladder.

By supporting organisations of all shapes and sizes to unlock the potential of these young people by offering quality work placement opportunities, Movement to Work helps both to drive business performance and bring about lasting social change.

Movement to Work is funded by ESF-funding and the AEB.


Please download and complete the above application form and send together with your preferred store location to

Eligibility: You must be 18-30 and unemployed. To complete your qualification prior to your placement you will need access to a tablet, laptop or computer.

If you have any queries please contact


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