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Check out our Traineeship Vacancies now!

Are you 19-24 years old? Do you want work experience? Do you want to get training and skills to help you get an apprenticeship or a job? Could you see yourself in a customer-facing role?

If so, then a Retail Traineeship with NTA could be perfect for you!


How can I get my foot on the retail career ladder?

We have a number of exciting Traineeship opportunities at Peacocks, Edinburgh Woolen Mill and Bonmarche throughout England! Here's how you can get involved:

  • Make an enquiry: If you'd like to know more about how a Traineeship can benefit you, or how you can apply, or you'd like to be contacted about any future vacancies, fill in the form on our Learner page. Click here to access it! Alternatively, you can email

  • Visit our Vacancies page - which details the different regions we have opportunities in

  • Apply on GetMyFirstJob - just pop in your postcode on the left-hand side and see what's available near you!

What is a Traineeship?

Traineeships are education and training programmes focused on giving 19 -24-year-olds the skills and experience needed to succeed in a future career. Trainees are taught skills to improve their chances of getting an apprenticeship or a job.


  • You must be eligible to work in England;

  • Have little or no work experience but are motivated to work

  • Be aged 19 to 24

From Northern Training Academy, you get:

  • Training to prepare you for work, including CV writing and what to expect in the workplace

  • Support to improve your English, Maths and Digital Skills if you need it

  • Sector focused vocational learning to help prepare you for your apprenticeship or job and recognition of your learning

From the employer, you get:

  • a high-quality work placement of at least 70 hours

  • an interview for an apprenticeship or job if available, or an exit interview with written feedback

Is it right for me?

  • If you’re motivated to work - YES

  • If you lack the skills and experience to get a job – YES

  • If you’ve been unsuccessfully applying for Apprenticeships or jobs – YES

What's in it for me?

  • Valuable work preparation and work experience

  • An opportunity to develop skills and gain knowledge relevant to your employment

  • Help to increase your confidence around employment

  • A greater understanding of what employers are looking for


Contact us today if you think a Traineeship is right for you!

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