Higher Apprenticeship Program

New pathway. New possibilities.

Create your career, differently.

Traditionally, there has only been one route to a career in professional services. University. Degree. Career. But things have changed!

The world of business is rapidly evolving, and so are we. There are now opportunities available to you straight out of school.

As a Higher Apprentice, you'll develop your skills across business and technology while completing formal training and studying toward a qualification!

You'll be coached by experts in their field, and at the same time, thanks to our study support, you won't need to worry about paying for course fees, text books or materials. That means no student loans and no tuition fees.

Just like our graduates, you'll work on varied, challenging clients or internal projects, which make a real difference to the world of business.

Upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship program there is the opportunity to advance your career by joining our Graduate program.


Who's eligible?

Individuals who have obtained a high school certificate (HSC, VCE or equivalent) and are Australian citizens or permanent residents.


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I’m an international student - can I apply?

Unfortunately only Australian permanent residents and citizens are eligible to apply.

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When do applications open and close?

Applications for the next program aren't open, yet! Connect with us on FacebookLinkedIn and Instagram to follow announcements for future program dates.

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What do you look for in a candidate?

You’ll be assessed against the competencies of our global framework, the PwC Professional. This is how we define and encourage leadership at all levels - from Apprentice to Partner. Learn more about the framework and the skills we look for here. Also, check out our YouTube channel for tips on how to prepare.

You might not know it, but you’ve probably got many of the skills we are looking for. Your academic studies, hobbies, part-time work, fundraising or sporting achievements all showcase your talents and the kind of person you are. Think about what you do, how you do it and how this could be applied in a professional services environment. 

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Is the Higher Apprenticeship a paid program?

Yes, you will be paid on an annual salary basis.

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I interviewed / applied last year and wasn’t selected. Can I reapply?

Yes! We welcome you to reapply.

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I need an adjustment for a disability. What do I do?

PwC recognises the benefits of diversity and is committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce, including the number of employees with disability.

As part of our commitment to creating a culture of inclusion, if you have a disability we'll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes for you.

During the application process you will be asked if you require any adjustments to our recruitment process or if you anticipate needing any workplace adjustments to enable you to perform the role you're applying for. If so, please specify and discuss with your recruiter on first contact. By letting us know we can help you to perform at your best.


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