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Prudential plc is an international financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK. We have £509 billion of assets under management and are listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. The Group is structured around four main business units:
  • Prudential UK is a leading life and pensions provider to approximately 7 million customers in the United Kingdom. Our expertise in areas such as longevity, risk management and multi asset investment.
  • M&G is Prudential's UK and European fund management business and also one of Europe's largest active investment managers.
  • Prudential Corporation Asia is a leading international life insurer in Asia with operations in 14 markets.
  • Jackson National Life Company is one of the largest life insurance companies in the US, providing retirement savings and income solutions to approximately 4.4 million policies and contracts in force.
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We provide long-term savings and protection products to customers in markets on four continents, enabling them to look to the future with confidence. By helping to build better lives and stronger communities and to fuel the growth cycle, we create long-term value for both our customers and our shareholders.

Our financial strength, heritage, prudence and relentless focus on our customers' long-term needs ensure that people continue to turn to our trusted brands to help them plan for today and tomorrow.


We aim to create an environment in which our people find value and meaning in their work. We focus on four key areas – diversity and inclusion, talent development, employee engagement, and performance and reward.

Adding more to life–Prudential plc Fact File 2017
Prudential RideLondon

Prudential RideLondon is the largest festival of cycling in the world, raising more than £53m for charity since it started five years ago.


We recognize that university route is not suited for every young individual and that the employability of young people today represents a real challenge for society and economy, which is why we offer apprenticeship placements as a real alternative to a university life and encourage school leavers to consider a career in the financial services industry.

We appreciate the energy and ideas which new young talent brings to our business and we look to inspire, educate and engage school leavers who are thinking about starting early professional careers.

The Programme offers a highly structured training with first-class experience a variety of business roles and it arms young people with the qualifications, knowledge and life skills needed to embark on a successful career in whichever field they choose.

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The Programme helps you gain nationally recognised qualification, enables a significant personal and professional development whilst you also get the opportunity to explore different business areas and career pathways.

We offer 13-18 months placements in a wide range of roles in the company, including within its IT, HR, Customer Services, Operations, Sales Support, Distribution, Risk, Financial Planning and Marketing departments.
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Top 100 Employers Recently we have joined the prestigious league of Top 100 Employers as voted by thousands of apprentices and school leavers. This puts us firmly on the map of early careers employers.

For more information on the programme visit our career site or contact us at apprenticeship@prudential.co.uk


  • Application: Completing an application form and uploading your CV
  • Telephone interview: You’ll have a half hour telephone based interview based around your strengths, skills and competencies*
    *For some accountancy and finance roles you will be asked to complete an online numerical reasoning test of 20 minutes.
  • A video interview: A one-way online recorded Strengths based interview. You’ll be provided with a link containing instructions for completing this at the time. You’ll be provided a question, a small amount of preparation time and time to answer the question before moving onto the next.
  • Assessment Centre Day: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to our local office in Reading or Stirling to undergo the final strengths based interview with the hiring Manager, a group based exercise and for some roles an in-tray or a case study exercise. This will be confirmed prior to your Assessment Centre date
  • Work strength assessment: You will be invited to complete a 20 minute online questionnaire which identifies your potential strengths against the successful behaviours and competencies required for the apprentice role. You will be provided with a short report showing your strengths, including the environments that are likely to enhance or hinder your performance.



More than just qualifications, an apprenticeship allows you to develop in your current role and beyond, providing a platform for future career opportunities.

  • Qualifications: build your knowledge and make a positive investment in your career with a recognised qualification or degree where appropriate.
  • Skills: apprenticeships are designed by employers, professional bodies and training providers to match the skills and behaviours they need from employees.
  • Connect and network: connect with other ambitious learners on your programme; building a business network that will help throughout your career.
  • Personal and professional development: By combining formal tuition with real-life, workplace learning, an apprenticeship will enhance your business, technical and personal experience, ensuring your receive much more than a qualification.