Why choose a KPMG Apprenticeship or Discovery programme?
KPMG in the UK is part of a global network of firms. We work with businesses of all sizes and across different industries, using innovative approaches and new technologies to help businesses improve the way they work, shaping the future for our clients and the communities we work in.
We know that deciding which career path to take is an important and often challenging decision, but it can also be an exciting one.
Our Apprenticeship programmes offer the chance to gain practical work experience and build core skills within our global network of firms. You’ll be supported to achieve professional qualifications and accreditation's, such as diplomas and degrees, and earn a salary - all at the same time.
Our Discovery Virtual Work Experience programme has been designed to give you the chance to gain an invaluable overview of the professional services sector. This 2 day programme will give you a valuable virtual insight into the work we do, our culture and people.
Life with us means being part of our collaborative team. You’ll work alongside and learn from our colleagues, leaders and your peers, who all come from a range of backgrounds.
During your apprenticeship, our diverse employee networks, clubs and learning community will help you to develop new connections and build new friendships, not just for today, but for your career ahead. There are also plenty of opportunities for you to get involved in our community volunteering activities, so you’ll be encouraged to make a difference at work, and outside the office too.
Join us on a KPMG Apprenticeship or Discovery programme, be inspired to live, earn and learn – and build an exceptional future with us.
Explore our programmes
Our Apprenticeship and Discovery programmes
Our Audit Apprenticeship programme offers a practical way to build an exciting career, earn a salary, gain valuable work experience and be supported to achieve a professional qualification.
On this apprenticeship, you’ll gain broad insights into our firm before specialising in the area that suits you best, and have the chance to gain professional qualifications.
KPMG360° Digital Software Engineering Degree Apprenticeship
Whether you want to advise clients on complex technologies or design game-changing solutions from the ground up, each of our programmes will equip you with the skills you need to succeed.
KPMG360° Business Services
This two year apprenticeship in Business Administration, will give you an overview of KPMG Business Services which is our central team supporting client-facing teams across the firm.
Discovery Virtual Work Experience
Designed with bright, curious and enthusiastic students like you in mind, giving you the chance to gain an invaluable overview of the professional services sector on this two day virtual programme.
Let your curiosity guide you. Start searching all of our open apprenticeship opportunities.Search and apply
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Apprentice application process
This is an important moment in your career. Show us you have the skills, aspirations and experience we're looking for and you’ll join a diverse community of bright minds at KPMG.
Your application (online)
Tell us about your academic background, work experience and interests. You’ll also be asked to respond to three competency based questions.
Demonstrate your communication skills and career motivation for a career at KPMG.
2 minute submission
Online Logical Reasoning Test
The online test assesses your critical qualities for job success, such as problem solving, effective communication, and being innovative and creative.
The assessment centres include an interview, some written exercises and an online reasoning test.
1/2 a day
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