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How to apply

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How to apply

It's simple to apply for the Coles Graduate Program! There are 5 stages to the recruitment process; if you are successful you will progress to the next stage. We will keep you informed at each stage of the process!

To give you an idea of when to expect contact from our team, here’s a look ahead at our recruitment timeline if you’re fortunate enough to progress:

-        Applications Open – March 16th 2020

-        Applications Close – April 12th 2020

-        Online Testing – March 16th – April 22nd 2020

-        Video Interviews – April 3rd April 22nd 2020

-        Assessment Centres – End of May for SSC and early June for Ops

If you have any questions during the process, please drop us a note at [email protected] and include in the subject line and the Function of the Graduate Program you are applying for.

Online Application

  • We'll ask for some personal details, your CV and for you to answer a few simple questions. To Apply click on Available Opportunities and follow the prompts.

Psychometric Testing

  • We will send you an invite to complete a couple of psychometric tests that should take no more than 30mins.
  • Make sure you leave yourself enough time to complete the test and that you find a quiet space when completing it. Make sure your space is distraction free

Video Interview

  • You will complete a short video interview in response to a number of questions from our Graduate Team.
  • This is your opportunity to showcase your talent, enthusiasm and passion for retail!
  • Don’t forget to have some fun and get creative with your video.

Assessment Centre

  • Be yourself!
  • You will need to prepare for a short case study.
  • Be prepared to have discussions and talk in front of small groups - if you get nervous, practice!
  • You will have an interview between representatives from across the business and YOU!
  • It is a two-way conversation, so you can ask us question
  • We'll spend 30 minutes getting to know you and you can get to know us!
  • There is an activity based on the function that you applied for! This will include presenting back your findings to one of our business leaders during the beginning of your interview
  • It's not about 'winning', so focus on teamwork.
  • It's not how much you say, it's what you say that counts.
  • If you want to find out more about our business, our goals and our values, head to our website.


If you're successful through the assessment centre we'll contact you shortly with a job offer!


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