Apprenticeship programmes

Let your curiosity take you places.

Different journeys. One destination.

We speak to our apprentices about their journey to a long-term career in Royal Mail.

Our programmes

Our apprentices are passionate people with a natural curiosity for how things work and the tenacity to see a job all the way through to the end. 


Advanced engineering level 3 apprenticeship

Our engineering apprenticeship covers everything from high-tech robotics to intelligent sorting machines. It's your chance to get to grips with the cutting-edge technology we use to deliver a first-class service. Join our 37 weeks residential course in year one at our training centre in Blackburn and a further six weeks training in year two.


Vehicle maintenance level 3 apprenticeship

Some 46,000 vehicles make our fleet one of the largest in the UK. To keep it running efficiently and effectively, we rely on our talented crew of vehicle technicians. Whether they're changing wheels or implementing aerodynamic design they keep up with our rapidly changing vehicle technology.


Project management level 4 apprenticeship

Our Project management apprentices get fascinating insight into how different parts of the business operate, the relationship between them, what we do well and where improvements could be made. On every project, they're the people helping us push for progress.




Logistics distribution level 6 degree apprenticeship

Logistics is an integral part of the Royal Mail Group and plays a vital role in keeping the mail moving through the pipeline. Comprising of three main operating units: National Distribution, Processing and Royal Mail Fleet, our people do a variety of jobs. With professional drivers of our large and medium-sized fleet to processing and cross-docking mail in our regional distribution centres, walk bundling, rail and air centres; Logistics is also responsible for managing and maintaining the Royal Mail fleet of over 46,000 vehicles.


Finance AAT apprenticeship

As a Finance apprentice, you could work with the award-winning Accounts Receivable team, working on a range of activities with customers. You could work in the Accounts Payable team, dealing with vendors and a variety of payment processes. You could also be delivering results through ledger and asset register maintenance, external and internal reporting, including board reporting and management information to support the business in delivering results.


B2B sales professional degree apprenticeship

Our B2B Sales Professionals work with our business customers to build relationships, find opportunities and provide an excellent customer experience. On this three-year programme, you’ll immediately start working towards your Bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Business-to-Business Sales, and you’ll be supported to develop into a high-flying sales professional through expert mentoring and a mix of theoretical and on-the-job learning.



Graduate programmes

As a graduate at Royal Mail, you can help connect communities and drive change. As part of your training, we'll empower you to be an effective leader and help you to develop the skills you need to make a difference to people every day.



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Whoever you are and whatever interests you, there’s a role for you at Royal Mail. If you’re looking to join a company that puts your development at the heart of everything we do, start exploring our wide range of roles now.