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Future Foundations, Tesco Underwriting and Kaplan are excited to invite Year 13 students from schools local to Tesco Underwriting (Longbenton, Newcastle) interested in pursuing a career in insurance to apply for a place on our Invest In Your Future programme.


Saturday 20th June 2015 (Launch event) and Monday 20th July 2015 (evening)

Further details about the event and timings will be provided if you are offered a place on the programme.


Tesco Underwriting, Quorum Business Park, Longbenton

Further details on how to travel to Tesco Underwriting will be provided if you are offered a place on the programme.


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What is the aim of the programme?

Our aim is to inspire young people about future opportunities within the insurance industry and improve understanding of the industry and job opportunities it presents.

To do this we are offering a programme with training and support for young people interested in finding out more about insurance who are currently attending schools local to Tesco Underwriting.

Participating students will then have the opportunity to apply for apprenticeships at Tesco Underwriting starting in September 2015.

What is the programme structure?

The programme consists of two events at Tesco Underwriting’ offices (Quorum Business Park, Longbenton) and two online challenges. Following the programme you will be invited to apply for apprenticeships with Tesco Underwriting which will commence in September 2015.

To apply for a place on this programme simply complete the online form below.  We will then contact you to let you know if you have a place.  Please note, we are running a rolling recruitment for this programme and will close recruitment on 17th June or earlier if we have reached capacity.  We do therefore encourage interested students to apply online as soon as possible to avoid missing out on this opportunity.

  • Apply online: Please use the below form to apply as soon as possible, we will close recruitment on 17th June
  • Launchpad: a one day training event on 20th June
  • Challenge 1: Submit your CV for feedback from Tesco Underwriting business volunteers
  • Challenge 2: An independent challenge (you will decide your challenge on the 20th June with our support) to be completed in your own time by 20th July
  • Graduation – An evening event to reflect on the programme and your achievements taking place at Tesco Underwriting on 20th July

It has inspired and encouraged me to take risks in my life and to get excited about what the future holds, at a time where it is easy to be stressed about what comes next.

Participant 2014

The most informing, action-packed and enjoyable programme that I have ever been on. I certainly will not forgot it in a hurry and have learnt a great deal!

Participant 2014

What will happen at the Launchpad event?

If you are selected for the Invest In Your Future programme following applying using the below form, you will be invited to attend an inspirational one-day programme delivered by Future Foundations and supported by volunteers from Tesco Underwriting and Kaplan at Tesco Underwriting’s offices in Longbenton.

The day will include presentation skills training, talks about different opportunities in insurance, interview skills training with a mock interview with business volunteers, a work based challenge with feedback and coaching on setting personal development goals.

Who should apply?

We are inviting ambitious current Year 13 students from schools local to Tesco Underwriting (Longbenton, Newcastle) to apply for this programme.

You do not need to know about insurance but have a potential interest in pursuing a career in the insurance industry.  There is no expectation you will apply for an apprenticeship with Tesco Underwriting, in fact we are keen for you to find out if it’s an area of interest for you or not so you can make an informed application. Either way the programme has been designed to give you a platform for success in any industry you choose to pursue.

You need to be ambitious and willing to fully participate in the programme and available to attend both events.

Every applicant will receive information and guidance about future opportunities in finance.  Selected students will be invited to join the Invest in Your Future programme. Good luck with your application!

Who is running the programme?

The programme has been developed by a partnership of the following organisations:


Tesco Underwriting

Tesco Underwriting is a partnership between Ageas (UK) and Tesco Bank. Tesco Underwriting has been built on treating the customer fairly and putting their needs at the centre of its service and operations.



Kaplan help companies to recruit and develop apprenticeships by providing support with recruitment and through their training and qualifications. They create apprenticeships which include work-based training where students earn a weekly wage as soon as they start and lead to professionally recognised qualifications.


Future Foundations

Future Foundations is an independent training organisation committed to inspiring young people to achieve their full potential and become leaders in their lives so they can contribute their skills, talents and passion to society. Please explore our website to find out more about us and our programmes.

If you have any questions please contact us:

Apply for the Invest In Your Future Programme