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September 2022


from £22,730
(£26,512 in London)


Edinburgh and London


Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Level 4 Apprenticeship, before moving onto the Level 7 full Chartered Internal Auditor qualification.

Play a vital role in keeping us safe, secure and sustainable

This is an ideal opportunity for enthusiastic school leavers who are eager to get started with their career and gain a professional qualification at the same time. Lloyds Banking Group is Britain’s largest bank and the largest provider of digital financial products in the UK, so the role of auditor is an important one – managing risks and ensuring the correct measures are in place to mitigate them.

We’re looking for innovative problem solvers, team-players and people with an eye for detail who are keen to make an impact within banking and financial services. If this sounds like you, join us and be part of an inclusive, values-led culture passionate about making a difference.  

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Is the Internal Audit School Leaver Apprenticeship for you?

In each of your placements, you’ll be aligned to the appropriate qualification stage – everything you learn will be relevant and readily applicable in your day-to-day role.

The apprenticeship scheme will give you significant insight into our entire business. Our central role offers a unique perspective on how Lloyds Banking Group functions as a whole and how our business areas operate across the organisation. This added exposure can be a valuable stepping stone towards senior leadership positions in the future. By the end of this programme, you’ll have a clear path for progression within Lloyds Banking Group and a firm understanding of your strengths and career goals.

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What you’ll learn on the Internal Audit School Leaver Apprenticeship

Join us, and, over four and a half years, you’ll enjoy placements across different internal audit teams and study for a professional qualification equal to a Master’s degree.

As part of on the job training, you’ll learn all about performing audits to test processes, identifying gaps in those processes and help to recommend steps to ensure the highest risks are effectively managed.


The work you could be doing

Business Related: these teams look at how the bank works for our clients in our front-line, customer-facing business divisions. You’ll get to explore diverse areas such as Retail Banking, Insurance and Commercial Banking

Risk Specialist: these teams look at the engine room of the organisation; the specialist areas that allow bank operations to work as fluidly as possible. You could find yourself anywhere from People to Data or Finance to Cyber Security

You’ll also complete a placement outside Internal Audit, where you’ll learn how other business areas work across our organisation

Is this for you?

What you need to apply

England: A minimum of 5 GCSEs Grades A*-C or 4-9 (including Maths at minimum B or Level 5 and English Language) plus a minimum of 112 UCAS points.

Scotland: A minimum of 5 National 5 qualifications at Grades 1-3 (including Maths Grade 2 and English, or equivalent) plus a minimum of 112 UCAS points at Higher / Advanced Higher Level. Please note – these can include predicted grades.


Edinburgh and London

The application process

If you’re interested in joining this programme, please register your application and take the first step towards a rewarding career in internal audit.

After completing your initial application, there are three further stages to our application process which includes online testing, video interview and an assessment centre. We’ll let you know as soon as we can if you have been successful at each stage.

Closing date

This role is due to close at the end of the day on Monday, 21 February 2022.

Please note that, if we receive a large volume of applications, the advertising may close earlier so don’t delay in submitting your application.


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