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FDM Group

Updated: August, 2018

About FDM Group

About FDM Group

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FDM Group is an award-winning FTSE 250 employer with a global footprint offering excellent career opportunities. We are renowned for our dynamic Graduate Programme, which makes us the UK’s leading IT graduate employer.

FDM Graduate Programme

Our award-winning two year careers programme provides eight-14 weeks of training and industry recognised certifications with either a business or technical focus in of our digital academies in London, Leeds or Glasgow. You will learn the professional and technical skills needed to excel in the world of technology and business and will benefit from invaluable commercial experience with our high profile clients in various sectors including finance, media, insurance and not-for-profit.


Once training has been completed, you will then represent FDM on client sites as FDM Consultants for a minimum of two years. Following this, you will have the opportunity to continue your career with FDM as a senior FDM Consultant or transition permanently with one of our clients.

Consultants are continuously supported during their career with FDM through initiatives such as our Mentoring and Consultant Peer Support Programmes. These programmes focus on your continuous development, ensuring that you have the necessary skills required to be a successful FDM Consultant working with high-profile clients such as HSBC, Save the Children and Virgin Media.

We offer training in the following areas:

  • Software Testing
  • Software Development (Java and .Net)
  • Business Intelligence
  • IT Service Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Project Support Office
  • Risk, Regulation and Compliance

The culture at FDM is second to none. FDM invests in you as a person, nurturing and developing your individuality, whilst at the same time honing your business skills with two years of industry relevant experience. Without the training, support and community of FDM, I would not be where I am today!

Alexander Gold Business Analyst, FDM Group

Joining the FDM Community


Having launched the careers of over 5,000 graduates to date, we can fast track your career as an IT or business consultant.

We welcome applicants from all degree backgrounds - you don’t have to study IT to work in IT.

After completion of the online application, successful candidates are invited for a telephone screening followed by a video interview. At the final stage, you will be invited into one of FDM’s digital academies for an assessment centre which will include written and verbal reasoning tests as well as strengths-based interviews.

In addition to providing quality training to graduates, FDM offers a great opportunity to work for the most prominent companies in the world.

Charity Tafirenyika FDM Consultant placed at BNP Paribas

FDM Culture

At FDM our Consultants are at the heart of the business, offering a dynamic, challenging and supportive environment. You will work alongside dedicated and ambitious colleagues, where corporate and social events take place regularly, in addition to reward schemes, employee initiatives and charitable activities.

FDM bridges the gap between higher education and post graduate employment seamlessly, after my academy training I was well equipped to start excelling as a consultant.

Grace Picking IT Analyst, FDM Group

Work sectors

IT and information services


East Midlands, Ireland, London, North West England, Scotland, South East England, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber

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