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Higher Apprenticeships

Getting qualified. Whether it’s a degree or professional status, it’s a huge achievement that can completely change your prospects – but it’s not always open to everyone. Some of us can’t afford it. For others, the timing just wasn’t right. But with our Higher Apprenticeship, all that can change. At any point in your life, we'll help you gain a university-level or professional qualification while building an extraordinary career at Barclays.

To apply for one of our Higher Apprenticeship programmes, please click below.

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About the programme

Where will I be based

As mentioned above, there are lots of different roles on offer on the Higher Apprenticeship, and we have opportunities available in several areas:

If you join Operations, you'll be based in Glasgow, Manchester or Northampton.

If you join Technology, you'll be based in Glasgow, London, Northampton or Radbroke Hall in Knutsford.

If you join Functions, you'll be based in Glasgow, London, Northampton or Radbroke Hall in Knutsford.

What do I need

For our Higher Apprenticeship in Technology, you’ll need:

For roles in England, 3 A Levels (or equivalent) at BCC

For roles in Scotland, 4 Bs in your Highers (or equivalent), including Maths or Computing

To be eligible for our Higher Apprenticeship in Operations, you'll need:

For roles in England, 3 A Levels (or equivalent) at AAA-BBB

For roles in Scotland, AAAB in your Highers (or equivalent), including Maths or Computing

To be eligible for our Higher Apprenticeship in Functions, you'll need:

For roles in England, 3 A Levels (or equivalent) at BCC

For roles in Scotland, 4 B's in your Highers (or equivalent)

Who thrives here?

Requirements for the programme are not all about your results. To us, your eligibility also comes down to your attitude, commitment and will to succeed.

Inquisitive, conscientious and raring to go - that's you. You're ready to discover new things, about yourself and within your role. Ask yourself if you're ready to commit to both work and degree-level study.

Something to declare

Maybe you’re used to applications; maybe you aren’t. Either way, there’s something important we need to talk about before you start: your needs, and how we can help. We believe that no-one should ever be held back from making the most of their talent. So, if there’s anything you think might affect your application or anything you’d like support with, all you have to do is tell us.

How can you prepare

Our interviews aren’t trying to trip you up. The fact is, we want everyone to do well. Prepare here and get ready to succeed with us.