Graduate Programme

Invent your future

Where do our future leaders and specialists come from?

A lot of them join us via our graduate scheme – so it's no wonder we're dedicated to attracting the best and brightest graduates every year. We have exciting and challenging opportunities around the UK.

We're dedicated to attracting the best and brightest.

What experiences can we offer you?

On our well-established and structured scheme, you will have the opportunity to experience various departments and functions of our business, and develop your skills accordingly. Which means that, by the time you have completed your various rotations, your knowledge of your chosen field will be deep, broad and impressive. All the time, you'll have an assigned mentor on hand, who'll provide you with expert advice when you need it. They'll help you make the most of the opportunities on offer, and lay the foundations of a stellar long-term career.

Why join our Graduate Scheme?

As a Caterpillar employee you are part of a winning team that gives you the support you need to succeed – and the work you do makes a difference in the lives of people all around the world. We want you to achieve as much as you can with us – which is why we will provide you the training and support you need to be successful at Caterpillar.

Programme Benefits

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, designed to reward you for contributing to our success. 

Competitive Pay (Base + Incentive):

Competitive pay with future increases driven by individual performance. Plus incentive pay, related to team, company and individual performance. Over the past 5 years, the average incentive payout has been 10% of salary.

We reward you for contributing to our success.

  • Graduates - £31,300 + £1,000 sign on payment plus benefits
Pension Scheme

We offer a competitive contributory company pension scheme. Company matching contribution of between 6 - 10%.

Share Scheme

For every two shares you buy, we will give you one together with tax advantages.

Professional Qualifications

We will offer financial support towards achieving a professional qualification in your chosen field. For example engineers who wish to become chartered.

Employee Discount Scheme

Access to a wide variety of employee discounts in High Street Shops and Supermarkets exclusive to Caterpillar.

Employee Assistance Scheme

Counselling, Financial, Health and Legal information and support services are provided free of charge to all employees of Caterpillar through Validium.


25 days' plus bank holidays at most locations. Some locations offer 27 days plus bank holidays.

Free Parking

There is free parking for employees at all our sites.

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