Early Careers

There has never been a more exciting time to join Bentley. We are transforming, reinventing every aspect of the business, to become a global leader in sustainable luxury mobility. We’re seeking fresh ideas, diverse perspectives, and innovators to join us on this pioneering journey

  • ‘Within the first three months of my apprenticeship I was presenting to a Purchase Director’

    Aima Ali, Purchasing Higher Apprentice

     

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  • ‘You’re constantly given opportunities to develop in loads of different areas of the company’

    Gemma Rigby, Graduate, Quality

     

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  • ‘I’m surrounded by influential women, which really inspires me’

    Gemma Sharp, Human Resource Strategy Intern

     

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  • ‘Within the first three months of my apprenticeship I was presenting to a Purchase Director’

    Aima Ali, Purchasing Higher Apprentice

     

    READ AIMA'S STORY >

     

Based at Bentley’s headquarters in Crewe, you’ll work alongside industry-leading experts, take part in corporate social responsibility initiatives and grow your networks; equipping you with personal and professional training and development to accelerate your career.

Together, we can make a real difference.

  • APPRENTICES

    Bentley’s world-class apprenticeships offer five different pathways; Production, Engineering, Business, Digital, and Project Management. You’ll work towards an externally recognised qualification whilst developing your skills and experience with on-the-job training and experiences. Applications are welcomed from school or college leavers or those looking for a change of career. Opening January 2023.

     

  • GRADUATES

    Our graduate programme is designed to broaden your skillset, knowledge and networks; fully immersing you into Bentley life. Over the course of two years, you will learn your role in-depth and gain experience in how it interlinks with every function of the business. Alongside your new skills, your entrepreneurial spirit, curiosity and judgement will flourish. Applications for our 2023 programme open in October 2022.

     

  • INDUSTRIAL PLACEMENTS

    During your 12-month placement, you will be empowered to take ownership and lead on your own projects whilst developing your practical and academic skills. After your placement, there is the opportunity to be nominated for our Graduate scheme for the following year. Applications for our 2023 programme open in October 2022.

  • WORK EXPERIENCE

    During your week-long placement, you will gain invaluable experience and insight into one of the world’s leading luxury automotive brands. This is the perfect opportunity to discover potential career paths, develop employability skills and go behind the scenes at Bentley’s world-class campus; the UK’s first carbon-neutral luxury car factory. Applications are currently closed and will reopen in May 2023.

EARLY CAREERS FAQ'S

We know that you may have lots of questions about our popular Early Careers programmes, so we've made this page with all of our frequently asked questions to provide the answers you need.