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Apprenticeships are a great way to kickstart your career. 100% of Paragon managers in our last survey felt apprentices added high value to their business area. It’s for this reason we align our apprenticeship vacancies to business need to maximise the opportunity for you where you can really make a difference in your role.

Lucy Burns
Early Careers Consultant

Meet our apprentices

If you’re raring to go, a Paragon apprenticeship could help to get you on your way.

We caught up with our current and previous apprentices who told us more about:

  • their experiences
  • how they have been supported in their career journeys
  • why they would recommend apprenticeships at Paragon

What to expect?

Full and varied learning programme with:

  • a full-time and permanent contract
  • 80% of your time on-the-job learning
  • study towards a recognised qualification
  • manager support and business mentoring
  • long-term career opportunities


We have had a variety of apprenticeship opportunities across:

  • Change and Project Management
  • Mortgage and Customer Servicing
  • SME Lending
  • Cyber Security
  • Internal Audit
  • Communications and External Relations

“I’m an active learner. I wanted to study while gaining experience in a professional environment and that’s why I chose an apprenticeship”

Harriet - Level 4, Associate Project Manager

“If you’ve got a passion for a particular area, I’d definitely recommend an apprenticeship. It’s a great way to learn and get qualified”

Mohammed - Level 4, Cyber Security Technologist

“If you’re thinking about an apprenticeship at Paragon, I’d say go for it! Paragon is a fantastic company and a great place to start your career”

James - Level 4, Internal Audit Practitioner

“You can build your knowledge from the ground up to gain a comprehensive picture of the industry you’re joining”

Daniel - Level 3, Financial Services Administrator

“There’s a lot to learn and it takes time to get to grips with everything, but you’re actively involved right from the start”

Tom - Level 3, Business Administrator

Rewards and benefits

All our apprenticeships and internships are paid positions and you will be entitled to a range of company benefits.

Some of the benefits we offer include:

  • flexible holiday allowance
  • profit related pay
  • retailer discounts
  • sports and social club

More about rewards and benefits