Apprenticeship Program (UK only)

Apprenticeship Program

Our Apprentice Scheme is designed especially for school leavers and is a great opportunity to start your career in financial services and gain a professional qualification while you work.
From Technology, IB COO and Operations, through to Equities, Wealth Management and Compliance & Operational Risk Control, there’s a fantastic range of opportunities available for you to join us full time.
Do you want a fulfilling career that rewards talent and performance? Are you looking for alternatives to university and a career path into financial services? Then our apprenticeship program is perfect for you. It introduces you to our culture, values and global capabilities, and offers you the opportunity to start your career at UBS.
In addition to the exciting challenges from your day-to-day role, you’ll also receive classroom based training on a variety of technical and behavioural topics to set you up for success in the world of UBS. You’ll also work towards acquiring a professional qualification recognised in your industry of choice.

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Compliance and Operational Risk Control (C&ORC) is an independent function with oversight of compliance, conduct and operational risks within our firm. We're looking for talented individuals who can work across a number of processes to support the various teams that sit within C&ORC at UBS.

❯ C&ORC - Applications have now closed for 2018

❯ C&ORC Cyber Security - Applications have now closed for 2018

Operations is the backbone of our organization, delivering post-trade services across our Investment Bank, Wealth Management and Asset Management business divisions. Operations seeks individuals to work with us to enhance and simplify our processes, from our trading floor to our systems capabilities.

Applications have now closed for 2018

Find out more from one of our current apprentices in Operations here!

Technology Services

Within Technology Services you will help maintain the stability of our technology platforms which are critical to enabling our business areas to service our clients across all products and asset classes. You will be responsible for the production operations across our application portfolio supporting all business areas within the firm.

Applications have now closed for 2018

Software Developer

Within the Software Developer team you will help to source, develop, implement, maintain and support world-class technology solutions. You'll develop communication and analytical skills while working in an energetic and highly motivated team.

Applications have now closed for 2018

Find out more about our current Apprentices in Technology!

Our client advisors in Wealth Management are single-minded about delivering excellent service to our clients. Wealth Management is looking for individuals to help us make sure that key administrative and client-related processes are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

❯ London and Leeds – Applications have now closed for 2018

Newcastle - Applications have now closed for 2018

Corporate Client Solutions

This is an exciting opportunity to take your first steps into the world of investment banking - an apprenticeship with a truly global firm, one which won 'Highly Commended' and was included in the 'Top 100 Employers' list at the 2015 National Apprenticeship Awards. When we say global, we mean it – UBS has over 900 offices in over 50 countries, and we have been helping clients for over 150 years. You will be working in the UK Team (Coverage & Advisory) within our Corporate Client Solutions (CCS) business. Our retained clients are some of the UK's largest companies e.g. Vodafone, BP and Lloyds.

 Applications have now closed for 2018


We are one of the world's largest Equities houses and a leading participant in the primary and secondary markets for cash equities, equity financing services and equity derivatives. We have a truly global franchise, with a presence in 40 locations across APAC, EMEA and the Americas.

Our ambition is to deliver exceptional service to our clients, by offering market-leading products, innovative solutions, expert advice, access to liquidity and seamless execution, whilst achieving the highest risk-adjusted returns for our shareholders on a sustainable basis, providing fulfilling opportunities for our employees and adhering to ethical standards consistent with UBS’ values.

❯ Global Financial Services – Applications have now closed for 2018

❯ Corporate Access - Applications have now closed for 2018

 Commission Management - Applications have now closed for 2018

Fixed Income, Rates and Credit

You’ll get the opportunity to work in one of the following teams within the fixed income, rates & credit (FRC) division of the investment bank:

Foreign exchange (FX) sales
Interest rate trading
EMEA client office

The client base you would potentially cover includes hedge funds and asset managers to insurance companies and banks as well as pension funds and global family offices and many more across FRC.

 Applications have now closed for 2018

The chief operating office, define the bank's operating model and processes. Every day will pose a new and different challenge. This role is a unique opportunity to meaningfully contribute to projects, while getting to grips with our infrastructure and processes.

Applications have now closed for 2018

Human Resources support the business strategy by helping us achieve sustainable business performance and be globally recognized for developing leaders. HR is made up of central and divisionally aligned teams that touch every aspect of an employee’s experience, from recruitment to retirement.

 Applications have now closed for 2018

Group Corporate Services (GCS) mandate is to provide a business-enabling and efficient working environment for every UBS business division compromising: Wealth Management, Investment Banking, Asset Management and the Corporate Center. Everything GCS does today and plans for the future is aligned to the immediate, short and long-term requirements of UBS.

 Applications have now closed for 2018

UBS celebrated National Apprentice Week with a visit from John Glen MP to visit our London offices and meet with our current apprentices at UBS - to find out more check out our blog here.

Application requirements

To be considered for our program, you'll need:

  • B or Level 6 in Maths and English Language GCSE
  • BCC at A-level (104 UCAS points or equivalent)