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Unilever Apprenticeships

No matter who you are, or where in the world you are, the chances are that our products are a familiar part of your daily routine.

Every day, around the world, people reach for Unilever products. Our brands are trusted everywhere and, by listening to the people who buy them, we've grown into one of the world's most successful consumer goods companies. In fact, 150 million times a day, someone somewhere chooses a Unilever product.

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Look in your fridge, or on the bathroom shelf, and you’re bound to see one of our well-known brands. We create, market and distribute the products that people choose to feed their families and keep themselves and their homes clean and fresh.

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Focusing on performance and productivity, we encourage our people to develop new ideas and put fresh approaches into practice. Hand in hand with this is a strong sense of responsibility to the communities we serve. We don't only measure success in financial terms; how we achieve results is important too. We work hard to conduct our business with integrity – respecting our employees, our consumers and the environment around us.

Business Apprenticeships

The Unilever Business Apprenticeships provide first-hand experience of working in a corporate environment and aims to provide you with technical knowledge and real practical experience through a combination of workplace learning and formal training.

Whether you want to kick start your career in Administration, IT or Project Management, Unilever’s opportunities allow you to gain invaluable experience in a global, large-scale and diverse company.

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Business Administration
Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

Unilever’s Business Administration Apprentices provide administrative support to our UK or Global teams working in a variety of departments including Brand Building (Marketing), Customer Development (Sales), Supply Chain, Human Resources, Communications and Finance.

As an apprentice, you’ll receive on-the-job training and experience in an entry level administrative position along with formal training to gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to support our business operations. You’ll join a specific team and will have a dedicated line manager committed to enhancing your career experiences. You’ll be given opportunities to develop the skills aligned to your role and responsibilities to enable you to take control of your career.

WHERE ARE THEY BASED?

  • Leatherhead (Surrey)
  • Kingston (Surrey)
  • London (Blackfrairs) - CLOSED
  • Port Sunlight (The Wirral) - CLOSED

WHO FITS THE BILL?

We look for apprentices who...

  • Have at least five GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above that include English Language and Maths
  • Can work as part of a team, so excellent communication skills and teamwork are essential, as are an ability to organise a varied workload
  • Contribute their ideas and think for themselves
  • Is up for a challenge, can use their own initiative to solve problems, and can demonstrate good attention to detail
  • You must also be eligible to work in the UK

QUALIFICATION ACHIEVED

  • Level 3 Combined Diploma in Business Administration

And you will get paid whilst you’re working towards your Apprenticeship

WHEN DOES IT START?

Monday 7th September 2015
(18 months duration)

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the link to Find your Future!

REGISTER NOW

IT Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

Unilever’s IT apprentices support our IT teams across the UK who develop and deliver our business technology software, systems, equipment and services, as well as providing real time technical support and guidance to people all across our diverse organisation.

As an apprentice, you’ll receive on-the-job training and experience along with formal training to gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to support our business. Typical roles could include Helpdesk Support Technician or other IT Technical Support, IT Analyst, Software Developer or Web Developer.

You’ll join a specific team and will have a dedicated line manager committed to enhancing your career experiences. You’ll be given opportunities to develop the skills aligned to your role and responsibilities to enable you to take control of your career.

WHERE ARE THEY BASED?

  • Kingston (Surrey)

WHO FITS THE BILL?

We look for apprentices who...

  • Have at least five GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above that include English Language, Maths and ideally either ICT or Science
  • Have a genuine interest in business IT and solving technical problems
  • Can work as part of a team, so excellent communication skills and teamwork are essential, as are an ability to organise a varied workload
  • Contribute their ideas and think for themselves
  • Is up for a challenge, can use their own initiative to solve problems, and can demonstrate good attention to detail
  • You must also be eligible to work in the UK

QUALIFICATION ACHIEVED

  • Level 3 Certificate in ICT Systems and Principles.
  • Level 3 Diploma in ICT Professional Competence.

And you will get paid whilst you’re working towards your Apprenticeship

WHEN DOES IT START?

Monday 7th September 2015
(18 months duration)

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the link to Find your Future!

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IT Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

Unilever’s IT apprentices support our IT teams across the UK who develop and deliver our business technology software, systems, equipment and services as well as providing real time technical support and guidance to people all across our diverse organisation.

As an apprentice, you’ll receive on-the-job training and experience along with formal training to gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to support our business. Typical roles could include Helpdesk Support Technician or other IT Technical Support, IT Analyst, Software Developer or Web Developer.

The Higher IT Apprenticeship goes a little further than the Advanced programme to develop the skills required to work at the IT Engineer level of the business - IT Project Managers, Engineers or, in some cases, towards Senior Engineers. Over time, Higher Apprentices will work with almost full independence and will be expected to manage their own workload and personal development with a minimum of supervision.

WHERE ARE THEY BASED?

  • Port Sunlight (The Wirral)
  • Kingston (Surrey)
  • London (Blackfrairs)

WHO FITS THE BILL?

We look for apprentices who...

  • Have at least five GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above that include English Language, Maths and ideally either ICT or Science
  • Have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent)
  • Have a genuine interest in business IT and solving technical problems
  • Can work as part of a team, so excellent communication skills and teamwork are essential, as are an ability to organise a varied workload
  • Contribute their ideas and think for themselves
  • Is up for a challenge, can use their own initiative to solve problems, and can demonstrate good attention to detail
  • You must also be eligible to work in the UK

QUALIFICATION ACHIEVED

  • Foundation degree in Computing and IT Practice, or Level 4 Certificate in ICT Systems and Principles (HNC). Plus, Level 4 Diploma in Professional Competencies for IT Telecoms Professionals

And you will get paid whilst you’re working towards your Apprenticeship

WHEN DOES IT START?

Monday 7th September 2015
(2-3 years duration)

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the link to Find your Future!

REGISTER NOW

Project Management
Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)

WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

Unilever’s Project Management Apprenticeship is designed specifically for individuals wishing to undertake a career as a project professional. Our apprentices support our UK and Global teams working in a variety of departments including IT, Brand Building (Marketing), Customer Development (Sales), Supply Chain, Human Resources, Communications and Finance.

As an apprentice, you’ll receive on-the-job experience along with formal training to gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to support our business. The qualification covers principles of project management, practice of project management, and leadership and delegation. Typical roles include Project Co-ordinator, Project Executive or Project Support Officer.

WHERE ARE THEY BASED?

  • Port Sunlight (The Wirral)
  • Kingston (Surrey)

WHO FITS THE BILL?

We look for apprentices who...

  • Have at least five GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above that include English Language and Maths
  • Have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent)
  • Have a genuine interest in project management
  • Can work as part of a team, so excellent communication skills and teamwork are essential, as are an ability to organise a varied workload
  • Contribute their ideas and think for themselves
  • Is up for a challenge, can use their own initiative to solve problems, and can demonstrate good attention to detail
  • You must also be eligible to work in the UK

QUALIFICATION ACHIEVED

  • Level 4 Diploma in Project Management (equivalent to first year of Degree course or HNC).

And you will get paid whilst you’re working towards your Apprenticeship

WHEN DOES IT START?

Monday 7th September 2015
(2 years duration)

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the link to Find your Future!

REGISTER NOW


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