The UK's first current account designed specifically for apprentices

What is the Freedom Apprentice Account?

The Freedom Apprentice Account is set to be launched soon by The Cumberland.

This new current account gives you the features you'd expect from a bank account, including a contactless Visa debit card, internet and mobile app banking and text alerts, as well as some added extras for apprentices.

It will be available to apprentices living in our operating area, aged 16-24.

Exclusive benefits include a dedicated webchat and Facebook Messenger support service, access to a preferential savings rate and a dedicated apprentice information webpage.

Account holders can also use of any of The Cumberland’s 34 branch network and its Carlisle-based call centre, which is open 7 days a week.

The account is due to be launched in April, and apprentices or parents of apprentices can register interest by chatting to us online, or using our contact form.

What can Freedom do for me?

Why do I need the Freedom Apprentice Current Account and how is it different from the other options?

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Get on the road
Not all current accounts give access to this kind of savings rate
If you're looking to save up for a new car, driving lessons, or to travel somewhere special, Freedom gives you access to a preferential savings rate. Our e-Savings account has an exclusive 1.25% rate.
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We'll do the hard work
A local branch AND digital channels to connect with us
If you need help, advice, or have a banking question, you shouldn't have to do the hard work to find the answer. Our branch network and customer service team are on hand for Freedom customers.
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Bank when you need to
An app and digital banking options, as you'd expect
The Freedom Apprentice Current Account lets you quickly transfer money, check your balance, and find out key information. A mobile app, contactless card, mobile payments and webchat are included as standard.
Register your interest
Register interest
If you'd like to become one of our first Freedom Apprentice Account customers, register your interest by chatting to us online, or use our contact form.
Banking freedom
Freedom is a bank account that you can access when you want, where you want. That's why we've included a mobile app, mobile payments, contactless card, and a dedicated webchat service.


What does the Freedom Apprentice Current Account give me?

Digital banking
The Freedom Apprentice Account has the digital banking options you need. This includes an app mobile payments, a contactless card and dedicated webchat.
Preferential savings rate
If you want to save some of your hard earned wages, The Freedom Apprentice Account gives you access to our eSavings account.
A branch near you
The Cumberland has a network of 34 branches, with a helpful team on hand to deal with any of your enquiries.
Freedom for apprentices
Starting an apprenticeship brings a lot of freedom - you're saving up for a car, and joining a gym, and making the most of life. You need a bank account that gives you freedom.