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Be empowered.Be a Transport for Wales graduate.

What is our scheme like?

Our Graduate Scheme will get your career off to a great start.

Join us and you’ll immediately feel as if you belong as you’ll be working with colleagues with shared values.  Colleagues who’ll help you make the most of your skills and talents.  

We’ll empower you to succeed.

We can also offer you a great benefits package.

Our graduate roles

What's in it for you

We’ll give you the tools you need, from mentors to structured rotations and academic resources to succeed. We’ll also reward you with a great benefits package.


Your salary will be £27,000 a year.


We’ll contribute 8% to your pension.

Flexible benefits

You can also benefit from cycle-to-work schemes, gym-membership and retail discounts as well as some healthcare perks.


You’ll have 28 days’ holiday, excluding bank holidays.


We’ve partnered with institutions to help you gain professionally recognised accreditations, like ACCA for finance.

Hear from HR and our Graduates

We want our graduates to be our future leaders and our scheme is very much built around giving them the tools that they need to become leaders in our organisation.

Watch our videos to find out what HR and our Graduates have to say

Is our scheme right for you?

Our brief questionnaire will help you decide if our scheme is right for you. It’ll also provide you with more day-to-day information about your role. Just be open and honest and don’t worry, your responses are confidential. Whatever the recommendation says, you can still apply.

Frequently asked questions

If you’d like support during the recruitment process or to chat about anything not covered in our FAQs, send us a message on the Live Chat or email our recruitment team at

We have 7 graduate roles to choose from which you can find here.

For the Transport Planning Graduate Scheme, you’ll be based in either our Wrexham or Pontypridd locations (flexible, depending on candidate location). For our other schemes you’ll be based at either our Pontypridd headquarters or Cardiff offices, with potential travel around our network required.

You’d start in September 2024 and the scheme is a fixed 22-month contract.

Yes, just check that you have a relevant degree for the roles you’re interested in. You’ll only need to go through the recruitment process once.

Yes, you can apply. You must have graduated by September 2024.

We’ll provide you with financial support and study leave to achieve your chosen professional status.

Assessments for our Graduate scheme are held virtually. You'll need access to a device with a webcam and microphone. You'll also have to complete a video interview. There is also a final interview face to face/virtually with Hiring Manager.

The video interview is a recorded interview where you’ll login to an online system, be presented with several questions and record your answers. For each question, you’ll have some time to think before giving your answer. There’ll be a practice answer to get you used to the process.

You'll need a device with a camera and a microphone. You may find it useful to have a pen and paper to hand or a text editor programme open, to prepare some notes.

You should plan to complete the interview when you’re in a suitably quiet place and you won't be interrupted.

We don't expect a polished performance - it's more important that you answer the question you've been asked, so read each one carefully and make sure you cover all the relevant points.

If you’re invited to the video interview stage, you’ll receive full instructions with your invitation email.

The first part of our application takes around 10 minutes to complete.

If you satisfy our eligibility criteria, you can then complete the rest of our application which takes between 30-60 minutes.

You’ll need to answer some supporting questions, but don’t worry you can work on your responses, save your progress and can come back later until you’re happy with them.

Click here to start your application.

At the end of the scheme you’ll have the opportunity to apply for roles at TfW.