Apprenticeships at British Sugar

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Apprenticeships at
British Sugar

Our apprenticeship schemes are a great way to start your career with the only sugar producer in the UK that uses farm assured beet crops and partners with 2,300 growers.

Maybe you are about to finish school or college or are looking for a new career. Learning practical skills for 80% of your time by working alongside our experts and spending 20% of your time working towards your qualification that we pay for, as well as your salary and benefits. Our apprenticeships take between 2.5-4 years before moving to your first role.

You’ll receive a warm welcome in an inclusive culture where we respect and value your opinions and innovation. We are big enough to provide a varied and interesting career, small enough for you to make an impact.

What are we looking for?

Each role has specific requirements in our adverts. To complete an apprenticeship we need you to:
  • Be aged 16 and over
  • Be living and eligible to work in the UK
  • Not be in full-time education
  • Have a minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 4/C which must include Maths, English and a Science
  • Live our values of staying safe, drive to action, working together, respecting each other and being open and flexible

Salary & benefits

You join on a competitive starting salary which is reviewed annually as you grow in skills and knowledge and complete your work successfully. Your salary upon completion of the apprenticeship will depend on the role you are trained to do and whether you work shifts.

As a guide, our range includes:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Company matched Pension Scheme - up to 10%
  • Access to private medical insurance
  • 26 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Buy holiday up to 5 days
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts

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