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Keisha Wilson — Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship

Name: Keisha Wilson
Job title: Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship
Employer: Nestlé
Qualification: 104 UCAS points
Salary Range: Starting £19,400
  • What does a CMDA do?

Rotate functions every nine months between, Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing and Commercial Development, then specialise in a function in the final year, the course lasts 4 years.

  • How did you end up in this job?

I applied through my school, completed the assessment centres and interview processes, and managed to get the right A-level grades to join the scheme.

  • What’s the best thing about your job?

The people! Coming from sixth form into a full-time job and degree was difficult but the people and culture at Nestle made the transition so much easier and smoother the level of support is amazing.

  • Has your salary changed since then – if not do you see salary progression?

Yes, we get a yearly salary increase whilst on the scheme.

  • If you could give your 16-year-old self some career advice, what would it be?

Keep working hard, it pays off and always keep your options open you never know where an opportunity will take you!