There are 15 different schemes on the Fast Stream, each with high-quality, structured learning and a career path within a government profession. You can choose up to 4 scheme preferences when you apply.
Different schemes provide options to fit a range of circumstances. Several offer the opportunity to study for a professional qualification. Most provide a series of postings with different government departments, at rotating locations. Some provide a more immersive experience with greater flexibility about postings and rotations.
The diagram below shows the proportion of the total roles offered last year by scheme and highlights that some of the most popular schemes had the smallest volumes of available roles. Find out more about the different schemes from the list below.