Leadership Through Sport & Business is a social mobility charity that equips bright young people with access to meaningful work with major firms.

We have partnered with the Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest to offer a range of digital and technology apprenticeship programmes including: data analytics, software development, digital and technology apprenticeship programmes in London, Manchester and Edinburgh.

You will undergo an intensive 4-week bootcamp that combines the power of Sport and Business to help you succeed.  From a Sports Leadership qualification to a host of employability skills and exclusive corporate experiences, we give you the edge.

Successful completion of the bootcamp guarantees you an interview with the Royal Bank of Scotland/NatWest for an apprenticeship. On the apprenticeship you’ll have the opportunity to gain a qualification whilst learning new skills, earn a competitive salary, and be supported professionally through the programme. There will be the opportunity of a permanent role for those who complete the apprenticeship.

  • Free 4-week Innovation Bootcamp
  • Lunch and travel paid during bootcamp
  • Opportunity to be assessed for the RBS/NatWest digital & technology apprenticeships
  • Full time salary ranges for successful candidates:
    • Edinburgh and Manchester: £18,765 – £21,150 + 10% benefit funding
    • London: £23,850 – £26,500 + 10% benefit funding
Programme Level Description  – what they will learn Types of roles Link to standard
Data Analyst – 2 years 4  Managing, cleansing, abstracting and aggregating data, and conducting a range of analytical studies on that data. Data Analyst

Wealth Analyst

Credit Analyst

Software Developer – 2 years 4 To build and test simple, high-quality code across front end, logic and database layers. To be able to interpret design documentation and specifications. Software engineer/web developer Link
Digital and Technology Solutions (Integrated Degree) – 4 years 6 Flexibility of a number of pathways after Y1 – software developer, data analyst , web developer, cyber security etc All Digital, Data Technology roles Link
Digital User Experience professional (Integrated degree)   4 years

Launched Feb 2020

6 Investigate, analyse and design the experience that people have with digital products and services, to find ways that these interactions can be implemented, improved and optimised. Customer Journey/ Experience Manager Link
Senior FS Customer Adviser – 18 months 3 Front line roles that deal with customers  that need a high level of technical knowledge and skills across a wide range of products . All customer contact roles. Assistant Relationship Managers /customer advisers Link

We are looking for young people aged 18 – 24 who are passionate about building a career in technology, innovation and customer experience. You don’t need previous experience, but you do need to show evidence of an interest in the sector.

Eligibility criteria:

  • educated at a state school
  • you may have been entitled to Free School Meals or Pupil Premium at some point in your education (English schools)
  • studied a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM) subject
  • achieved one or more A Level and/or BTEC qualification (England) OR Level 6-7 SCQF and/or Higher/Foundation Apprenticeship and/or Advanced Higher (Scotland)
  • explored digital/tech on your own
And you must be eager to learn and succeed!

To apply for a digital & technology apprenticeship with Royal Bank of Scotland/NatWest please follow these simple steps:

  1. Click the button below to complete our application form. This will ask you certain questions about your skills and your background to check your eligibility.
  2. You can expect to receive a follow-up phone call from one of the LTSB Team. This will be to find out a little more about you and why you want to get into digital and tech.
  3. Successful candidates will be invited to individual video interviews and an online selection day. 
  4. The Innovation Bootcamps will take place in July and August depending on location.
  • LONDON FLYER (click to download)
  • MANCHESTER FLYER (click to download)
  • EDINBURGH FLYER (click to download)

If you have any questions about the application process or roles available, please contact