PeoplePlus has partnered with various Morrison’s stores in Derby, Nottingham and Stoke to be able to provide this opportunity.

What happens in an Ignite Traineeship?
The Ignite programme lasts approximately 12 weeks. Your time will be split between working at Morrison’s carrying out various roles and studying either online or in one of PeoplePlus’ many adult learning centres. As the largest provider of funded Adult Education, we will help you develop the skills you need to be successful at the interview which will take place with Morrison’s at the end of the traineeship placement.

What can I expect?
At Morrison’s you’ll be part of a highly energised team who work hard to get the job done, you will receive work experience in the customer assistant roles at Morrison’s and learn what it’s like to be part of the team.

Roles include:
Merchandising of stock
Tidying the store
Working on checkouts
Helping customers

Why choose Ignite?

Get a taster of what it’s like to work in the retail sector – this will really help you decide if it’s the right industry for you
Show Morrison’s what you have got to offer – it’s your chance to shine and stand out from the competition
Be in the perfect position after training to progress into employment – we will guarantee you an interview!
Boost your confidence, skills and opportunities
Gain at least one accredited industry recognised qualification
Morrison’s will give you a reference to use on your CV

If you are claiming Universal Credit – you can still continue to do so on a Traineeship
PeoplePlus will pay for any equipment you need to do the job (PPE)
Your travel costs will be covered
PeoplePlus will provide you with a device such as a laptop or tablet to complete your studies on, which you can keep at the end of the traineeship
The skills you learn, both in education and on placement will be transferable, meaning you can use them throughout life – personally and professionally

How much will it cost?  NOTHING! The full course is provided by your employer. No prior training/experience is required.

Am I eligible?  The government has strict criteria for Traineeships you must be aged 19-24, unemployed (or earning less than £300 per month), lived in the UK for 3 years and have the right to work in the UK.

Im interested!  What happens next?  Register your interest using the form on Or email

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