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Earn While You Learn with LIDL Retail Management Degree

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Earn While You Learn with LIDL Retail Management Degree

Friday, May 08, 2015 

Earn While You Learn with LIDL Retail Management Degree

Would you like Lidl to sponsor your Degree in Retail Management at Dublin Business School and pay you at the same time? 

The course is split 50/50 between college-based learning and work-based learning. The college based learning takes place in Dublin Business School’s city centre campus and you will receive your work-based learning in a Lidl store located in Dublin or surrounding area.

The Programme
The Retail Management Degree with Lidl and Dublin Business School provides you with an exciting and challenging route to obtaining an internationally recognised Degree. Not only that – impress us, and you will kick-start your career in retail management!

Lidl will fully sponsor the programme so there is no cost to you. In fact, not only do we sponsor your Degree – we also pay you a salary, pay your holidays and offer you healthcare! 

Full programme details are available here.

The programme is accredited at Level 7 on the National Qualifications Framework by the Higher Education and Training Awards Council (HETAC). 

In order to apply for the Retail Management Degree Programme (RMDP) you need to have completed a Leaving Certificate* or a FETAC Level 5 or equivalent. With regard to Leaving Cert results, you must have achieved results of a D3 in a minimum of five Ordinary Level subjects as well as a minimum C3 in Ordinary Level maths. The subjects must include English or another language.
Students who are finishing school or a FETAC programme this year are welcome to apply.
 *LCA is not sufficient.

Mature Students
If you are 23 years of age or over on 1st January 2015 and do not meet the minimum entry requirements from the leaving certificate or equivalent, you will be considered a mature applicant. Mature students are assessed on work experience and general educational standard. No other qualifications are necessary.

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The CareersPortal Team