Apprenticeship Programmes: KPMG360°

Our KPMG360° Apprenticeship programmes offer a practical way to build an exciting career, earn a salary, gain valuable work experience and be supported to achieve a professional qualification – providing the opportunity to not only build skills and confidence, but an exceptional future too.

The Programme is ideal if you’re not quite sure which area is right for you and gives you the opportunity to rotate around different business areas, offering you a broad insight into the firm before you choose to specialise. There'll be lots of opportunities to learn, meet new people and develop, with the chance to gain professional qualifications, following the study pathway that’s right for you and your career ambitions.

How is the programme structured?

KPMG360˚ consists of three levels: Foundation, Technician and Professional:

Foundation Level (Year 1)

Once you join the programme you will normally complete two placements in different business areas. The exact rotations vary between offices, determined by the availability of roles within each region. You’ll also complete the AAT Level Three Qualification.

Technician Level (Years 2 and 3)

Completion of the AAT Level four combined with longer placements will deepen your industry and technical knowledge.

Professional Level (Years 4, 5 and 6)

You will decide whether to specialise in Audit, Tax, Consulting or Deal Advisory and your learning pathway will reflect this decision. Where relevant, you will study towards further professional qualifications (qualifications could include ACA, CTA, CIMA).

Please note that the availability of business placements varies from office to office, depending on the roles available in each location. 

I’m interested. How do I apply?

Start by having a look around our site to make sure KPMG360˚ is right for you. Once you’re ready to apply, you’ll follow a simple step-by-step process.

Stage 1: Online Application Form
This is your chance to tell us about your academic background, experiences and interests. You’ll also be asked to answer a number of short questions.

Stage 2: Digital Submission
If you’re successful, you’ll be invited to a complete a digital submission. This short submission is an opportunity for you to demonstrate both your communication skills and your motivation towards a career at KPMG.

In your digital submission, we will be assessing three of the KPMG global behavioural capabilities, ‘Makes an Impact’, ‘Career Motivation’ and ‘Demonstrates Innovation and Curiosity.’

You will have three days to submit, so please make sure you have time to complete this.

Stage 3: Assessment Centre
If you’re successful at the digital submission stage, you’ll be invited to an assessment centre in the office to which you’ve applied. This will include an additional interview and some written exercises. We’ll give you more details about this part of the process once you’ve reached this stage.

Who’s it for? 

Ambitious and free thinking young people who are interested in a career in business. At every step of the way, whichever route you take, you’ll gain valuable insights and skills that’ll really help you in the future. KPMG360° will help you build a fantastic career with us and gain professional qualifications throughout the programme. 

At a glance

When does it start October 2019
Length of programme Three or six-years depending on the career path you choose.
Locations Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle, Nottingham, Reading and Southampton.
Standard entry requirements (UK) 5 GCSEs at A* - C or 4-9 (Including English Language and Maths) and a minimum of 104 UCAS points under the 2017 UCAS tariff points system (e.g. BCC at A-Level or equivalent qualifications, not including General Studies).
Standard entry requirements (Scotland) A minimum of five Standard Grades at grades 1 – 3 which must include Maths and English (or equivalent Intermediate/National 5 qualification). Equivalent of 104 UCAS points under the 2017 UCAS tariff points system at Higher/Advanced Higher level (e.g. BBBB).

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