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Wondering where to get started with your career or looking to learn new skills? Our apprenticeships cover a wide range of different roles, allowing you to learn and earn on the job while studying for a recognised qualification.


What to expect?

Full and varied learning programme with:

  • real-life work experience
  • study towards a recognised qualification
  • manager support and mentoring
  • long-term career opportunities
  • 12-24 month paid positions

Who can apply?

Open to all ages, with opportunities across:

  • Change Management
  • Internal Audit
  • IT
  • Mortgage Lending
  • SME Lending

Meet our apprentices

If you’re raring to go, a Paragon apprenticeship could help to get you on your way. See how current and previous apprentices have benefitted.

Rewards and benefits

All our apprenticeships and internships are paid positions and you will be entitled to a range of company benefits, including flexible holiday allowance, profit related pay and retailer discounts.


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Meet our apprentices

Not sure which area would be best for you? Learn what to expect from an apprenticeship in our different departments.

Harriet Kerins

Change Management

Level 4, Associate Project Manager

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

IT Security

Level 4, Cyber Security Technologist

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.
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James Wright

Internal Audit

Level 4, Internal Audit Practitioner

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.
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Daniel Summers

Mortgage Lending

Level 3, Financial Services Administrator

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

SME Lending

Level 3, Business 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.
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