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Apprenticeships

Your Apprenticeship journey

When you embark on an Apprenticeship at Nationwide, you become part of a network, with a whole host of people to consult and collaborate with. We’ll provide you with the knowledge, skills and network to help your career get off to a flying start.

Register your interest below and we'll let you know once our next programme goes live.

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Did you know?

In 2023 we had 322 colleagues Push for better by actively undertaking an apprenticeship at Nationwide.

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Our programmes

The levels and disciplines we offer change each year, as these are real jobs and Nationwide's needs change each year too.

Our current programmes are closed for applications but please register your interest lower down the page and we'll let you know once our programmes open.

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Our promise to you

One of the huge advantages of our apprenticeships is the network of other Early Careers colleagues you’ll be part of. A ready-made support system across the Society to team up with and build rewarding relationships.

Our dedicated Early Careers team will be watching out for your best interests too. As well as gaining a recognised qualification, we’ll help you build essential and relevant skills to future proof your career.

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What we're looking for

You can join at any age from 16 years onwards (though you can apply at 15). The minimum requirements differ based on the type of Apprenticeship you're applying for and will be detailed in the job advert.

Unfortunately, we can't accept your application if you don't live in the UK.

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Retail Apprenticeships

Our Retail Apprenticeships are an exciting opportunity to join Nationwide and become a valued colleague in our Branch network. You'll work towards a Level 3 Senior Financial Customer Adviser Apprenticeship or in Scotland a Providing Financial Services at SCQF Level 6, whilst gaining invaluable experience of doing the right thing the right way for our members working as a Customer Representative.

The great part about the Customer Representative role is it’s so versatile. There are lots of opportunities ranging from; educating members on our digital services and easier ways to bank with us, helping them with their financial transactions, supporting them to be better off and much much more.

Career development

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Career development

We invest in our people, offering coaching and mentoring programmes; technical and professional development and qualifications; and leadership development.

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Supportive culture

We want every employee to feel welcome and able to bring their whole selves to work. Employee Networks, and wellbeing benefits is just some of the support we offer.

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Recognition

We create success so we can share success. We've a comprehensive suite of rewards and recognition benefits.

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All you need to know about Apprenticeships

Whether you are a teacher, a parent or thinking of becoming an apprentice yourself, you will find useful information about apprenticeships here.