Training Programmes

Training Programmes

Start Your Career With Us! We are currently looking for Trainees to Start in September!

We have Government-backed training programmes for both school leavers and post grads, which are designed to give you a taste of all aspects of accountancy work and will help you develop whatever specialisms you choose; be it tax, accounts, or audit. Take a look at the the information below and if you're interested in applying get in touch!

Our gradulate training programme

If you are leaving university and are looking to fast track your career, we have the perfect programme. With a highly competitive starting salary and Government-backed training, at Richardson Swift you can quickly accelerate from rookie to expert, increasing your salary expectations along the way. You'll start off spending time in each of our departments: accounts, tax, and audit. This will give you a proper flavour of the type of work and clients you'll be involved with. At the end of that time we'll support you to choose a specialism so you can tailor your qualifications to suit your longer term goals.

Interested? See the graduate trainee job spec here. To apply, send a CV and covering letter to and we'll arrange to have a chat.

Our school leaver training programme

Starting in September each year, our accounting & tax apprenticeships give you the opportunity to work in a finance role and earn, while studying for your chosen qualification. They are open to anyone of 16 years or over as long as you are no longer in full-time education and have lived in UK or the European Economic Area for over 3 years.
They are a great way to start your career. You’ll learn from experienced colleagues, gain practical skills, and achieve qualifications that will make you highly employable around the world.

Interested? Find out more, see the apprenticeships job spec here. To apply send a CV and covering letter to and we'll arrange to have a chat.

Hear from our previous trainees...

Download our guide for everything you need to know before deciding on your apprenticeship