Creating future talent equipped for a digital world

Embedding diversity & skills within your organisation through providing access to meaningful careers

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Davies Academy is a unique solution to source and develop the next generation of insurance, banking and digital professionals. We ensure a steady stream of fresh, diverse talent entering your workforce.


We source and select entry level talent ensuring high levels of diversity. Successful applicants are employed by Davies and after completing an onboarding, are embedded within your organisation.


Trainees are enrolled on a customised development programme built around one of our professional apprenticeships which we customise and enhance to support your specific requirements.


Upon successful completion of their development programme, typically after 15-18 months, you have the option of hiring the trainees at no additional cost.

Tailored career development in:

Insurance & Banking

  • Claims
  • Complaints
  • Customer service
  • Fraud
  • Financial crime
  • KYC and AML

Digital & Data

  • Software developer
  • Cyber crime
  • Data analysis
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How our Academy model helps

  • Rapid, low risk recruitment, there is no need to interview new starts and you get to ‘try before you hire’.
  • Proven ability to source entry level talent at scale and pace.
  • Higher quality talent, attracted by the development opportunities.
  • Improved retention, due to the benefits of acquiring an externally recognised Professional Qualification.
  • Less business disruption associated with supporting the development of entry level joiners.
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Subsidise training costs with your apprenticeship levy

Our core programmes are based around professional apprenticeships. We are a registered flexi job apprenticeship agency which means you can use your levy to significantly reduce the cost of training with our core programmes based around professional apprenticeships.

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Entry Requirements

We hire to suit your requirements – whether recent school leavers, university graduates or with a few years work experience.

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Professional Qualifications

Programmes are tailored to the role and culminate in the awarding of professional qualifications from industry bodies such as the CII, CBI or the ICA.

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Course Duration

Our programmes are delivered virtually across the UK and take 15-18 months to complete.

Why work with us

More than 50% of our candidates are female and/or from underrepresented minority groups. We help you create a diverse and inclusive workforce, powering diversity of thought and ultimately creating change for good.

Whilst our core programmes are based around professional apprenticeships, we have the flexibility to customise and build on these to suit your specific needs.

Proven industry specialists and recognised qualifications underpin the Davies Academy. Every single person who has sat for a professional qualification with Davies has passed, over 60% of these have passed with distinction.

Davies Academy programmes are eligible for apprenticeship levy funding which covers a significant proportion of the training costs. We can help when it comes to advice about accessing funding.

Read some of our case studies

Graduate-based resourcing boosts efficiency in banking operations

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Accelerating BPO firm’s workforce growth: Rapid onboarding and retention breakthrough

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Bridging the talent gap with a diverse and inclusive insurance apprenticeship programme for a market-leading insurance company

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