Financial Markets Apprenticeships Where ambition meets impact

We’re looking for potential, not academics. Our apprenticeships are an excellent way to start your career in banking.

Financial Markets Apprenticeship, 3 year programme

You’ll start on our 9-month foundation programme, designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to fast-track you to the Level 6 Financial Services Professional Apprenticeship, while gaining qualifications from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI).

About the Financial Markets team

Financial Markets is part of our Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking (CCIB) team. We support our clients in managing trading risk, raising capital and diversifying investments. It’s a business about relationships and working closely with clients across our global network. Our clients include large corporations, governments, banks and investors operating or investing in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Americas. We offer our clients a comprehensive range of products which means there’s lots for you to learn and get involved in.

About Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking (CCIB)

When you’re part of the Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking team at Standard Chartered Bank, it gives you the opportunity to be more. You get to be more innovativeempowered and impactful and take your career as far as you want it to go. This is a place where ambition meets impact which means you will have plenty of opportunities to work on challenging projects, learn new skills and make a meaningful difference to the world.

What you need to apply?

We’re looking for potential, not academics.  This means we won’t look at your grades, but we’d like to see that you’re committed to your learning and development beyond your GCSEs.  This could be through traditional education but doesn’t have to be.

We’re looking for people who are

  • Hard working, resilient, with a drive to learn
  • Able to build strong relationships and with good communication skills
  • Reliable and able to work under pressure
  • Have a curious and proactive approach with an open mindset
  • Logical and an interest in understanding and analysing data.

Eligibility

The Government’s Apprenticeship funding requires candidates to have lived in the UK/EEA for the last 3 consecutive years. If you’re enrolled at university or have gained a degree or higher qualification, you’re not eligible for our Apprenticeship Programmes, however we encourage you to apply for our Internship or Graduate opportunities. 

Application open and closing dates

Vacancies are currently closed, but set to re-open January 2023.

Day in the life of our Financial Markets team

When you join our apprenticeship programme, you’ll be part of the team who support our clients in managing trading risk, raising capital and diversifying investments.

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Day in the life of our Financial Markets team

When you join our apprenticeship programme, you’ll be part of the team who support our clients in managing trading risk, raising capital and diversifying investments.