The RSA Apprenticeship Experience

Are you a school or college leaver, or looking for a career change? If so, a Bright Futures apprenticeship could be for you. Our apprenticeships offer more than just a job opportunity. You’ll receive guidance from a dedicated coach and mentor, who will support you throughout your learning journey. You don’t need a degree to excel and succeed in our business.

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What we're looking for

We believe in the power of potential and ambition. If you're on course for 96 UCAS points or equivalent, and have a genuine passion for continuous learning with a growth mindset, show us your unique personality and let your ambition shine through.

What to expect from your apprenticeship

Coaching and mentoring

You'll receive a dedicated talent coach and RSA business mentor to fully guide you through your academic studies. They'll coach you every step of the way to learn on-the-job

Study time

Each week you'll receive a minimum of 6 hours of study time, which can be spent completing your revision and exam preparation. You'll also have weekly peer-to-peer study sessions that focus on exam tips and techniques, as well as supporting technical development

Development plan

You'll receive monthly learning that enhances and supports your professional growth and development. This includes meeting our executive team, attending masterclasses, psychometric profiling, and guest speaker sessions.

Events and networking

We host networking and community events to boost your relationships and confidence, and enhance your learning journey.

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We're in the top 100

We're delighted to have been named as one of the top 100 apprenticeship employers ranking 2023/2024. The annual rankings showcase the nation's top employers providing successful apprenticeship programmes. When you choose an apprenticeship at RSA, you can be sure you're in safe hands.
Apprentice Amelia Buxton

I chose the apprenticeship route as I was keen to experience the working world first hand but still wanted to study, gain qualifications, and keep academically developing. An apprenticeship was the perfect opportunity for this as it offers that balance of work and study. I’m on the Risk and Compliance apprenticeship at RSA. I’m rotating around the three teams within Customer and Operational Risk Team (CORM). Getting to work with a wide range of inspiring people at RSA is one of the best parts of the apprenticeship.

Amelia BuxtonCustomer and Operational Risk Apprentice
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What is Bright Futures?

Bright Futures is our early careers talent programmes, that include apprenticeships, internships, and our graduate programme.

They've all been designed with a clear purpose in mind: to provide a structured and supportive experience that serves as a launch pad to your success.

How long is an apprenticeship programme?

As an apprentice, you join the Bright Futures programme for 2 years, where you will complete a 12-18 month apprenticeship (role dependant).

What happens once I've finished the apprenticeship?

As you’re a permanent employee from the day you join RSA, you will have the opportunity to drive your career your way. 

You can continue with your studies to advance technically, as well as move around the business by applying for internal roles. We see our early careers talent as future business leaders, so we will encourage your development beyond your apprenticeship.

Employee benefits

What's in it for you? We have a range of benefits that you'll receive when joining our apprenticeship programme.


25 days of annual leave, plus bank holidays, every year. Plus the opportunity to buy and sell holiday days.

Discounts and finance

From MORE THAN insurance product savings and travel loans, to discounts online and in high-street shops, plus much more.

Bonuses and pay

We offer bonus opportunities once or twice a year, depending on your role. Plus there are competitive salaries and high-performance pay increases up for grabs.


We pay a pension contribution equivalent to 9% of pensionable salary, with no required contributions from you. If you want to contribute, we’ll also match your payments up to a further 2%.

Other early career programmes at RSA

Work experience

Schools and students

Work experience and shadowing in the workplace across our various office locations.



Experience enriching learning with our graduate scheme, giving you all the tools to develop your skills and accelerate your career.



Our summer internships are a 10-12 week programme working alongside some of our experts, and it could lead you onto a place on our Bright Futures graduate scheme.