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As an apprentice, you’ll join us in real, permanent, well-paid jobs – doing real, challenging work from the very start. At the same time, you’ll receive world-class training towards recognised, meaningful qualifications – up to Master’s degree level. Every apprentice is given the same level of support, no matter where you start or where you come from. We’ll guide you all the way, from the application process, through your training, to qualification and beyond.
So, if you’re thinking about your next steps, think differently. Think Barclays.
Dec. 21, 2022
Apprentice - Higher Apprentice
UX Design Degree Apprenticeship 2023
Annual Salary: £21,220 + benefits
Getting a degree is a huge achievement that can completely change your prospects – but it’s not always open to everyone, whether that's due to the cost of university or the timing not being right. But with our Higher Apprenticeship programme, all that can change. Here at Barclays we offer a world-class programme that provides you with a permanent, full-time job with a competitive salary from day one - all whilst gaining a degree qualification from a top university at the same time. Whether you're a school-leaver looking for alternative options to the traditional university route or you're someone thinking differently about your future, we'll help you to build an extraordinary career at Barclays, no matter your background.
Why a Barclays Apprenticeship?
You’ll get the opportunity to earn while you learn, gaining a degree in XXX with a top university at the same time as earning a full-time salary in a permanent job. A unique chance to get a degree qualification without the student loan, all whilst getting 4 years of work experience under your belt.
We’ve spent 11 years perfecting the support that you’ll receive on our Apprenticeship programme. That starts with our market-leading Talent Coach model: from day one, you’ll be assigned a talent coach matched to your needs and background, and together with your line manager, they’ll support you as an individual. We’ll also match you to an expert in your specialist subject, ready to share their knowledge.
The Apprenticeship route gives you the opportunity for self-discovery and helps you to explore different career paths. With over 325 years of expertise in Banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries, employing over 80,000 people to help move, lend, invest and protect money for customers and clients worldwide. Giving you endless opportunities to network and discover what makes you tick.
Our programme is open to anyone, no matter your background or your age. So you’ll be joining an Apprenticeship cohort who are from all different walks of life, whether that’s school leavers starting their career, ex-military wanting to kick-start a career in the corporate world to parents wanting to return to work after having time off.
UX Design at Barclays
Understanding the aspirations and needs of our customers is fundamental to everything we do at Barclays. One in two UK adults are Barclays customers, so it’s no exaggeration to say our work affects the lives of millions. In the UX Design team, you'll combine deep insight with creative imagination to design systems and processes that make every customer’s banking experience easier, more efficient and more intuitive – whether in the digital or the physical world.
You’ll join our diverse 200-strong team of Design professionals, where you’ll gain a wealth of practical experience on the job, designing and implementing services and applications that our customers will truly value. At the end of your programme, you’ll not only have gained a degree with our support – you’ll have the foundation for a rewarding career, either as a UX Designer or a Design Researcher.
Are you eligible?
First, you’ll need the right qualifications. For UX Design Degree Apprenticeship roles in England, that’s 3 A Levels (or equivalent) at BCC.
You don’t need any previous UX experience to thrive here, however, curiosity is essential: you’ll be fascinated about problem solving and how to make things better, and you’ll share our commitment to making a significant difference to people’s lives.
Our apprenticeships are open to anyone, from any background, and any age. And that’s why we make sure to offer you a competitive package of benefits that are flexible to you, whatever stage of life you are in – from school leavers to return-to-work parents.
Our Apprenticeships are designed to be career boosting experiences, regardless of your qualifications. To us, it all comes down to your attitude, commitment and will to succeed. We’re looking for potential, and here are some of the qualities that will help you excel.
There’s no other business quite like Barclays. There are no other careers quite like ours. We’re here to champion your development, and we truly want you to enjoy your career journey. We’ll give you all the support and encouragement you need to make the most of this experience. And you’ll have the chance to make a genuine contribution to our inclusive culture and support our purpose as we serve our customers, clients, communities and colleagues.
This is the spirit of Barclays. It’s why we exist, what we believe and how we behave. But most importantly, it’s how we make decisions, take action and get things done.
We exist to provide responsible finance to people and business – but also a whole lot more.
We believe great talent RISES. It acts with Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.
We discover our full potential through our desire to Empower, Challenge and Drive each other.
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Respect: We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.
Integrity: We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
Service: We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
Excellence: We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
Stewardship: We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Barclays offers a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture. A place where people can bring their whole selves to work and be respected for who they are, valued for what they do and celebrated for their contribution to our business and our community.
We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.