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Easily compare our Graduate Leadership Programmes in the table below. If you want to read more, click the programme names. 

From Edinburgh to London, Cardiff to Birmingham, and everywhere in between, our programmes give you a breadth of experience, a starting salary from £28,000 p.a and a host of benefits to enjoy.

Graduate Leadership Programmes
ProgrammesRotationsTraining & QualificationsLocations
Audit
3x varied audit placements of 15, nine, and six-months’ duration. 1x six-month non-audit placement. Varied e.g. ACCA Nationwide, including: 
Bristol, Edinburgh,  and London.
Business Management
& Customer Operations

3x eight-month varied placements. Chartered Banker & others Nationwide, including: 
 Birmingham,  Bristol, Edinburgh,
Leeds, and London.
Commercial Banking – Business Management
4x six-month varied business management placements. Chartered Banker
APMP
CPD
Nationwide, including: 
 Birmingham,  Bristol, Edinburgh, and London.
Commercial Banking –
Clients & Markets

3x six-month varied placements in risk, relationship management, and products. 1x six-month placement in either relationship management or products. CFA
ACT
London only.
Commercial Banking –
Mid Markets
& SME Banking

4x six-month varied placements 
in SME, MM, credit, and products’ roles.
Chartered Banker
APMP
CPD
Nationwide, including: 
Birmingham, Bristol,  Cardiff, Edinburgh, 
Leeds, and London.
Consumer & Product
Management

3x eight-month varied placements 
in customer, specialist 
and leadership roles. 
APMP
CIMA or CFA
Nationwide, including: 
Birmingham, Cardiff,
Edinburgh, London, and Manchester.
Digital Banking
3x eight-month varied placements in digital operations, consumer digital, and commercial digital roles. Varied
eg. MIT FinTech
Predominantly 
London.
Finance
3x placements lasting six, nine, and 10-months respectively in business, insights and analysis, and core finance. 1x 12-month specialist/business partnering placement.
ACA or CIMA
ICAS
(Finance Scotland)
Nationwide, including: 
Bristol, Edinburgh, and London.

HR 

 

3x eight-month placements in HR change/HR operations, HR service delivery, and a specialist HR role. 
1x six-month business placement.
MSc Professional HR (CIPD accrediation) Nationwide, including: 
 Bristol, Edinburgh, and London.

Insurance

3x eight-month varied placements, in either specialist or generalist roles.  CII Nationwide, including: 
Bristol, Edinburgh, and Leeds.

IT Business Management

3x eight-month varied placements in business analysis, project management, and application development management. Chartered Banker Assoc Diploma and then the option of full dimploma or APMP/ITIL Foundation Nationwide, including: 
Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds  and London.

Legal         

3x six-month varied placements across commercial banking, consumer finance and retail legal. 1x six-month opportunity for an external secondment in a law firm.
PSC - England
TCPD - Scotland
Predominantly London.

Retail Banking 

3x eight-month varied placements in customer-facing, specialist and leadership roles. Chartered Banker  Nationwide, including: 
Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds, and London.

Risk                  

4x six-month varied placements, 
in a selection of customer-facing, credit, and specialist risk roles.
Chartered Banker  Nationwide, including: 
 Edinburgh
and London.
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