Amazon to create 1,500 new apprenticeships as UK workforce grows

Socially distanced Amazon workers processing packages in a fulfilment centre, wearing masks

Amazon will offer 1,500 new apprenticeships in the UK as the tech behemoth revealed it had increased its permanent UK workforce by 25,000 last year.

Recruitment has already started for the 1,500 roles, which include more than 200 degree-level apprenticeships. The roles will be spread across more than 40 schemes at Amazon including engineering and health and safety.

Other new schemes added this year include apprenticeships in publishing, retailing and marketing, as well as a programme focused on environment, social and corporate governance (ESG).

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