Graduate Development Programme

Join our Graduate Development Scheme to kick start a prosperous career. You will join at an exciting time, with several other like-minded graduates. As a graduate, you will be appointed a mentor and will have regular appraisals to support your development, on the job learning and formalised training including the opportunity to attain professional qualifications.

The programme is an exciting opportunity to be involved with a talented team, leading the UK’s transition to net-zero.

You will join value-based teams with a commitment to people and the environment and gain real responsibility to learn, develop and deliver across a range of projects and disciplines.


Banks Renewables
• Project Manager
• Electrical Engineer
• Development Engineer

Banks Property
• Project Manager
• Development Surveyor (site finder)

Banks Group
• CAD / Graphics Technician
• Communications Executive
• Sustainable Development Coordinator


Banks Group are committed to growing future talent, we will develop your core skills and equip you with the skills necessary to become leaders of the future.

Our Graduate Development Programme Outline

1. Core Skills Programme
• Introduction to In-Struct
• Project Management
• Health, Safety and Wellbeing
• Business and Financial Skills
• Communication and Presentation Skills
• Customer Service Excellence
• Team Working
• Report Writing

2. Familiarisation Programme
• Project Lifecycle
• Planning Integration (incorporating Town and Country Planning)
• Engineering/Technical Integration
• Project Financials
• Community, Environment and Social Media (incorporating Development with Care)
• Graphics

3. Technical Skills including Professional Qualifications
• You will be entered onto the appropriate competency framework


To apply, please send a CV and covering letter detailing your relevant experience to Your covering letter should showcase your relevant skills and experience and tell us why you are suitable for the role you have chosen. Don’t forget to research Banks to enhance your application.

Following your initial application, subject to you meeting the essential criteria of the job, you will be required to answer a short selection questions set by the hiring manager, this will be recorded. Don’t forget, this is your opportunity to sell yourself.

If you are successful following your telephone interview, you will be invited to attend an assessment centre at a venue local to our head office in Durham, North East. On the day, you will be asked to participate in various team activities so that we can learn more about you and your style. We may ask you to pre-prepare a short presentation to deliver on a 1:2:1 basis, and there will be an interview with the relevant hiring manager. The assessment centre is a real opportunity to showcase your personality and what you have acquired during your university studies. We understand this may be daunting but it’s a real opportunity to engage with other students, who may become your future colleagues!

Congratulations – you’ve been successful!

All offers of employment are subject to a successful drug and alcohol screening, proof of the right to work in the UK. A 30-minute medical appointment may also be required depending on the role you have been offered.

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