Apprenticeships

Our aim is to connect communities with a better financial future. So why not connect to your future by taking an apprenticeship with us?

Do you want to;

  • Earn while you learn?
  • Gain a recognised qualification?
  • Develop real skills?
  • Apply these in a real business environment?

Great News! An Apprenticeship could be for you!

Our apprentices are offered real learning opportunities whilst gaining experience of the real world of work.

You’ll have a debt free, recongised qualification and invaluable experience. Our Apprenticeship is open to everyone from school leavers to those wanting a fresh challenge.

Why Us?

We know that by investing in our Apprentices, we are growing our next generation of talent. Over the past few years we have grown our Apprenticeship programme substantially and are committed to continue investing in home grown, North East talent.

We commit to paying our Apprentices the 'Real Living Wage' which is currently £16,404 per annum. Also, all of our Apprentices’ join us on a permanent basis, part of our commitment to developing you to your full potential. 

What’s in it for you?

As well as your qualification, you will be supported with tailored development to grow your skills. As part of the program you will join a project team made up of our Apprentice’s, Undergraduates and Graduates. The project will be a live business case which will provide huge benefits to the business. This will give you exposure to different elements of the business, broaden your network, form a community amongst your Early Talent peers and develop project based skills.

Our Apprentices all have access to a Mentor within the business who will be there to support you throughout your apprenticeship and beyond! All of our mentors have been carefully selected and have a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with you.

What opportunities are available?

We usually take on a number of Apprentices on in various different business area in September of each year. Previous Apprenticeships include: Financial Services Customer Adviser, Business Administration, Data Analyst, Infrastructure, Solicitor (Degree Apprenticeship), Junior Dealer (Degree Apprenticeship).