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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.

Applications are currently closed, but to register your interest for future intakes please click below.

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Is this right for you?

We're currently open for applications in our Operations and Technology programmes.

To be eligible 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

Click here to read more about working in Technology at Barclays

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

Click here to read more about Operations at Barclays

But it's not all on paper. Eligibility is about attitude too. Ask yourself if you're ready to commit to both work and degree-level study.

A career that keeps building

Hannah, Relationship Management

I can see endless opportunities, with so many different routes I could take. I’m learning so much about myself throughout the whole process, and I hope that one day I can progress into Leadership and Management.

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Hannah, Relationship Management

Before coming to Barclays I had some preconceptions about being in a corporate environment but it’s been completely different to what I’ve imagined. You’ll share the same office as senior management. You’ll build a network of colleagues. And you’ll be part of a large group of apprentices and graduates, all in the same boat as you.

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One of my proudest achievements at Barclays was designing and building fraud training for Barclays colleagues. This training has now been launched successfully across Barclays globally. I’m really proud to have worked on this project because I’ve educated thousands of colleagues across Barclays to protect their customers and clients.

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It’s been a life-changing experience. I’ve achieved a position within Barclays that I could have only dreamt of, and I've made my family so proud..

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I’ve had some massive opportunities to influence and make a huge difference to Barclays, even after only being in the bank and on the programme for six months. The belief you get from senior leadership is incredible, and makes me so proud.

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The progression I’ve seen in myself has been great. I’ve made contacts within the department. I’ve completed the programme and moved into a permanent role in Compliance. And on top of all that, I’ve graduated as what we call a BA5 manager, which within Barclays is quite a senior role.

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Simon, Compliance
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