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HSBC Degree Apprenticeship - Commercial Banking - Manchester HSBC BANK PLC

If you’re looking for a career which will unlock new opportunities, join HSBC and experience the possibilities. As an HSBC employee in the UK, you will have access to tailored professional development opportunities and a competitive pay and benefits package.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 18 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,754.20 to £17,290.00

    At HSBC our pay structure is above the NMW and our employees receive many more benefit alongside the salary. We enable our employees to have balance their work/life priorities to meet challenging needs as they progress through different life stages.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday – Sunday on shift pattern rotation between the hours of 08:00 – 20:00

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    54 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    02 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • You will deal exclusively with commercial (business) customers, and will be responsible for providing great service
  • Building relationships with our customers by truly listening to their needs – and supporting them with the products and services that are right for them
  • Learning about the Commercial Banking business and roles within it
  • Bringing a fresh perspective and viewpoint and proactively offering your thoughts
  • Bringing a good sense of fun and humour to the role is essential too!

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

We are currently recruiting for our Degree Apprenticeship programme within the Commercial Banking function of HSBC. This rotationally structured 54-month (4.5 year) programme will see successful applicants gain wide exposure to a number of different teams across Commercial Banking, designed to give them the skills, behaviours and attributes to forge a long and varied career within HSBC; all whilst working towards a fully funded BSc (Hons) Degree in Financial Services Management. You will complete the level 6 financial services apprenticeship programme. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will have constant support throughout your programme, including a dedicated mentor and development team, study days (both group and independent) designed to build your soft and technical skills, access to a vast array of learning tools and materials (both internal and external) and on the job coaching. You will also receive support during the final year of your programme to help you secure your destination role within the organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Enthusiasm, Managing change effectively, A natural innovation, Curiosity, Adaptability and flexibility, Good PC skills and knowledge


GCSE or equivalent Any subjects (Grade Minimum 5 GCSEs at 4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any subjects (Grade 96 UCAS points) Essential

About the employer

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, serving over 40 million customers globally. We aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and helping people fulfil their hopes and ambitions. To help achieve this, we want to recruit talented individuals from all walks of life who share our vision. As a business operating in markets all around the world, we believe diversity brings benefits for our customers, our business and our people. This is why HSBC UK is committed to being an inclusive employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified applicants irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation.




2-4 St. Anns Square

M2 7HD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Financial services professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Dec 2022