Level 8 IT Support Apprenticeship With NatWest


LTSB are in its 6th year of partnership with NatWest Group and are looking for young people who are passionate about Banking & Finance to join a range of apprenticeship opportunities in permanent roles with the bank in 2024.

Elevate Programme

We are offering places on our three-week interactive programme where you will receive employability training, interaction with NatWest Group staff and Q&A sessions, gain insight into the culture at NatWest Group and other employers, interview prep work and advice from previous LTSB students on their apprenticeships.

Programme start date: Monday 29th July

Successful completion of our programme guarantees you an interview with NatWest Group for a permanent role.

Starting Salaries: £23,940

LTSB will continue to support successful candidates until roles commence in October 2024, and then for the first year of your career.

On the apprenticeship you’ll study to gain a qualification while putting new skills to use in work, earning a competitive salary, and being supported professionally through the programme.

Apprenticeship (the qualification you'll get): Network Engineer SCQF 8 (Digital Technology) | QA

Job Description (the role you'll be doing)

The following duties will be undertaken for NWG enterprise storage systems which host the data for the majority of NatWest Group services: -

·       provisioning and decommissioning of storage to servers.

·       monitoring service health.

·       start of day checks.

·       participation in on call rota.

·       training and upskilling in Dell PowerMax, Cisco MDS SAN technology.

·       opportunity to rotate into Network Storage and Backup Services covering NetApp, Dell ECS, DataDomain, PPDM and Veritas NetBackup.

·       in role learning & development covering "Host to Storage."

·       ensuring work is transparent through the tools the team use e.g. jira/servicenow.


We are looking for young people aged 16 – 24 who are passionate about building a career in Digital & Technology. You don’t need previous experience, but you do need to show evidence of a genuine interest in the role and the banking sector.

We work in areas where talent struggles to find opportunity, and so we are specifically looking for young people who were eligible for free school meals, or from areas of low educational attainment, or have faced personal disadvantage. To be eligible you must meet the following criteria:

  • 16-24 years old
  • Did not attend a fee-paying school
  • Received free school meals and/or require additional support to access careers
  • 5 GCSEs (Grade 4-9), or equivalent National 5 qualifications in Scotland (Grade A-C)

For all the roles, you must be eager to learn and succeed!

 Published on 17-05-2024
 Deadline 21-06-2024