Apprenticeship and Discovery programmes: learn for a lifetime
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. We help shape the future for our clients and the wider community. It's work that really matters.
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 virtual insight into the work we do, our culture and people.
Life with us means being part of our collaborative team, where your unique experiences and perspectives really belong. 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 an Apprenticeship or Discovery programme, and be inspired to live, earn and learn at Our KPMG. While building an exceptional future with us.
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Our Apprenticeship and Discovery programmes
As an apprentice in Audit, you'll be an important part of our mission to support the UK in a connected world.
Technology & Engineering Apprenticeships
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.
As an Apprentice in Consulting, you’ll gain experience of a wide range of projects; applying innovative ideas and tech-enabled solutions to deliver the best possible outcomes.
KPMG Law Apprenticeship
As an apprentice in Law, you'll help shape the future of law in a career that's full of intellectually stimulating work and variety. Working alongside, and learning from, some of the brightest minds.
KPMG Business Services Apprenticeship
KPMG Business Services offer a two year apprenticeship programme which will give you an insight of Business Services and how we support the wider organisation.
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.
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This is Our KPMG
Watch our colleague video to see how you could make the kind of impact that helps communities and businesses to flourish through the work you do. Now is an exciting time to join us whether you’re at the start of your career journey or an experienced professional - because doing is the only thing that separates your imagination from reality.
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Interested in ESG opportunities?
Our ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) commitments and Impact Plan are all about creating sustainable, meaningful change both now and in the future, for ourselves, our clients and our communities. If this is something that inspires you, then register for our Talent Community to be one of the first to hear about updates and information for our 2023 student programme opportunities.
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.
Tell us about your academic background and work experience
30 mins to complete
Transforming Small Businesses
We will ask you to respond to hypothetical scenarios in this immersive assessment. You will need a calculator
90 mins to complete
Written and video assessment specific to the business area you have applied to
60 minutes to complete
Virtual Launch Pad (KPMG experience)
Learn more about us, meet our people and take part in virtual assessment activities
3 hours to complete
Inspiring stories from current apprentices
Meet our Audit apprentice, Cajsa, who's specialising in National Markets Audit. Cajsa chose to do an apprenticeship because she wanted to work and develop her portfolio. She thought that the work life balance of being able to study and work at the same time was a great way to develop her skills.
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