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What are Expert programmes?

1-2 year targeted, fast-track programmes focused on developing specialist technical expertise

Participate in job-based bespoke training from the start enabling you to go fully-equipped into your role

Work on live projects that build your experience and enhance your skills

Access support from a dedicated talent coach, plus self-paced learning opportunities always at your fingertips

Aspiring Developer

Develop the skills to code, whatever your background, and learn how to develop innovative applications for our customers and clients.

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Data & Analytics

Build a strong technical foundation and learn to use data and decision sciences to drive growth for our Barclays Payments or Retail Bank businesses.

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Investment Banking

With intensive training from the start and live deals to get involved with, you’ll become an integral part of a product, industry or geographic group.

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Markets & Research

Train with the specialists that keep our clients on top of the fast-changing financial markets and become an expert in your own right.

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What are Explorer programmes?

2-year programmes designed to give you depth and breadth of experience through a deep dive into a chosen business area

Work across 3, 8-month rotations, including one outside of your chosen business area

Access support from a dedicated talent coach, plus self-paced learning opportunities always at your fingertips

Corporate & Consumer Banking

Build relationships and learn to help customers and clients achieve their ambitions in our Corporate Banking, Barclays Payments, Private Bank, Retail Bank or Wealth Management businesses.

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Developer

Put your ideas to work and transform our business with your coding expertise. Work with multiple teams to solve a breadth of complex problems.

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Enabling Functions

Delve into the teams that empower our business, from HR to Finance, see how they sharpen our edge in a fiercely competitive industry.

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Operations & Technology

Develop your complex project management skills and meet the teams that ensure efficient, painless processing and implementation across every transaction our businesses execute.

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Graduate development journey

Your development

Induction

Community Membership

Programme‑aligned Learning Labs

Professional Qualifications and Development

Self-paced training library

Talent Coach support

Launching your career

Your development

We’ve designed our graduate programmes so you can truly make the most of everything Barclays has to offer. From the minute you apply and at every step of your development journey we’ll be there with you, supporting you to succeed. We’ll surround you with bespoke coaching and support to bring out the best in you. We’ll support you with self-paced, 365-day continued learning. We’ll offer you plenty of opportunities to network with peers, experts and senior leaders across our global organisation. We’ll support you to succeed in every way, helping you understand what your future might look like and giving you the tools you need to achieve your goals.

Induction

Barclays is a rich, diverse, complex organisation with so much to offer. We want you to be equipped to navigate our business and get as much as you can from it. So, the focused training sessions in your induction programme are designed to give you the core knowledge and skills you’ll need to get off to the very best start. From our proud history to the way a bank works, from how we do things here to our strong commitment to sustainability, inclusion and citizenship we’ll help you understand just what it means to be part of Barclays. There’s also technical and leadership training, depending on your programme, and all of this will be reinforced throughout your development journey.

Community Membership

When you join our graduate programme, you also benefit from lifetime membership to our Graduate community . This is a lifetime-membership for Barclays graduates past, present and future. We're creating a vibrant global community that connects people across the business. It’s a chance for you to network, take ownership, gain insight and get inspired. Most of all, it’s a way to connect with your entire graduate cohort and support each other as you grow your careers.

Programme-aligned Learning Labs

Whether you are on our Explorer programme or our Expert programme, our Learning Labs provide bespoke continual training throughout your development. These immersive experiences will give you access to personalised learning that will develop your technical, business and leadership skills. Our focus throughout the whole journey is on giving you real, transformational development; preparing you in every way to make a major contribution to our ever-evolving business.

Professional Qualifications and Development

We take your development seriously, and that includes helping you to achieve serious professional qualifications and/or professional development, whichever programme you join. These may include:

  • Series / FCA regulated training where appropriate
  • Access to a bursary amount to select professional development to support your individual career and personal goals
  • Licenses to external online learning platforms to support advanced technical roles

Self-paced training library

You’ll be learning continually, from start to finish. Whether you’re building the hard skills you need to deliver in your role, or the professional skills to be brilliant in a business of this size, you’ll become more capable and better-equipped with every passing day. To help you learn at your own pace, you’ll have unlimited access, 24/7, to our comprehensive library of on-demand learning resources.

Talent Coach support

All graduates receive dedicated 1:1 support from their personal Talent Coach throughout the duration of their programme. They’ll help you find out who you are and guide you to where you want to be by suggesting approaches, strategies, learning interventions and a host of other techniques to bring out the very best in you.

Launching your career

This is your passport to the world of Barclays, a world in constant motion where every single one of us is always learning, changing and growing as our business evolves. Our programmes will give you everything you need to be agile and flexible enough to flourish in this fast-paced, challenging and rewarding environment.