Tesco SWAP – Employability

Course starting date: 7 February, 2021

Start your career with one of the UK’s best employers!

This is an exclusive sector-based work academy programme (“SWAP”): earn an accredited level 1 qualification, with a guaranteed job interview.

5 day online course

Nationally accredited

100% free

Engaging virtual learning

Expert 1-to-1 support

Level 1 qualification

Join over 50,000 people who have upskilled with Strive Training!

Course Description

Besides giving you the skills and confidence to stand out in the general job market, this course will provide you with with a guaranteed interview with Tesco’s Distribution Centre in Crick!

Job overview

You’ll be part of a team that makes sure stock is received, stored, packed and transported according to the highest standards.

  • Full-time contract
  • Immediate start
  • No experience required
  • £10.76- £13.45 per hour, plus 50% extra for overtime
  • A range of available shift patterns
  • Please click on the Job Details tab for more information about the role.

Why do this course:

  • Improve your CV, job application and job interview skills – and earn an accredited qualification in Employability Skills.
  • Hear directly from Tesco recruiters about what it’s like to work for Tesco, and get insider tips that will significantly boost your chances of getting hired!
  • Following the course, our employer engagement team can provide you with practical advice, guidance and support to help you ace the recruitment process and your guaranteed interview!

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Create a clear, concise and professional CV that will help you stand out amongst hiring managers
  • Discover the right career path for you based on your interests, skills and experience and put your personal career plan into action
  • Ace your next job interview – whether it’s in-person or online!
  • Confidently complete application processes – for Tesco as well as any other employer.

Course starting date: February 7, 2021


How live courses work

Each day you will have two live, interactive Zoom sessions with our experienced and dynamic tutor: From 9:30am - 12:30pm and 1:30pm - 4:30pm.

Course Content

Job search skills – How to find the job that’s right for you.

Job application skills – Make the right initial impression!

CV writing skills – Learn what employers are looking for in a CV – and make a CV that you’re finally proud of!

Are you eligible to complete this qualification for free?

This qualification is 100% government funded if:

  • You were born before the 31st August 2002
  • You must currently live in England. However, anyone living in the following areas is not eligible for funding: Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Tees Valley, West Midlands and West of England
  • You have lived in the European Union for the last 3 years (unless you have have been given a special Visa/Residence permits that gives you the permanent right to remain)
  • Are Unemployed and can provide evidence (Subject to eligibility)
  • Can provide Identifications and relevant documentation as required
  • If on the 31st of August 2020, you were aged between 19-23, you need to have gained a full level 2 qualification (e.g. five or more GCSE/O-Levels at grades A* – C / 4 – 9, one A-Level, two/three AS-Levels, five or more CSE grade 1’s, GNVQ Intermediate, QCF Diploma Level 2)

Job Title: Warehouse Operative (Full time)

Job Location: Crick Distribution Centre, CV238YH (between Crick and Rugby) – free parking onsite.

Pay: £10.76- £13.45 per hour (plus 50% extra for overtime)

Shifts:  A range of shift patterns are available.

Job Description:

You’ll be part of a team that makes sure stock is received, stored, packed and transported according to the highest standards.

  • Having a key role in supporting our store colleagues by making sure orders are assembled accurately
  • Picking and manually handling stock
  • Maintaining a clear and tidy warehouse and ensure any potential hazards are taken care of safely, quickly and efficiently.
  • Making sure stock is received, stored, packed and transported according to the highest standards
  • Taking ownership for your own and others safety whilst at work
  • Using tools provided and training material provided efficiently
  • Using your Mechanical Handling Equipment efficiently
  • Working both independently and as part of a team

Benefits: Tesco offer a range of benefits – you can learn more here


This course takes place from the comfort of your home! You'll join a virtual classroom on Zoom.
All our courses are free for those who are unemployed, subject to eligibility.
No, you don’t need to attend our training center for any of our Home Learning courses. (Note that under normal circumstances we deliver various classroom-based courses from our training centers in Croydon, Harrow and Tottenham - learn more at https://strivetraining.wpengine.com/classroom-based-courses/)
Yes, this course will have specific start dates.
Of course. All our courses are accredited courses and you will receive a nationally recognised certification on achievement.
All our Home Learning courses are assignment based, you will need to complete assignments for each of the units of the qualifications and submit them to your assessor.
Yes, there are further courses that will become available in due course, we will be keeping our website updated regularly, but if you would like to be notified please email us at homelearning@strivetraining.co.uk
We continually try to make learning simple and transparent. Learning through our online platform is incredibly easy and you can navigate around your qualification quickly and access all the learning materials as soon as you login. Your studying should be about what you learn, not how you learn it. Which is why we make the entire process as simple as possible to help you adjust to learning online.
The general certification process is normally from 6-8 weeks. However, due to the pandemic, the Awarding Bodies service has been impacted which can cause a delay. We are working hard to distribute all the certificates that we have received in a timely manner and we will send a text as soon as the certificates are ready. For all queries regarding certification please email us on certification@strivetraining.co.uk. When contacting us please include the following information: • Full Name • Title of the qualification • Contact details and address.
Next Steps

Simply complete the short form on the right. You'll then immediately be able to complete your Fast-Track online registration.

This registration process will confirm your eligibility to have your qualification 100% government funded. Join 50,000 other learners who have chosen to upskill with Strive Training - register now!

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