The KPMG Audit Trainee Programme

The KPMG Audit Trainee Programme is a 2-year programme aimed at developing your technical skills as an auditor. The Audit Trainee Programme starts with 2 weeks of audit technical training together with other trainees and assistants. The weeks will be concluded with an off-site onboarding trip for all trainees to get to know each other better and learn more about KPMG. 

As an audit trainee in KPMG, you will receive a significant amount of work experience and you will learn a lot about yourself and your career development. You can apply to our Audit Trainee Programme if you have completed higher education.

Join us if you want to shape the future of audit!

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Why should you join the KPMG Audit Trainee Programme?

By joining KPMG as an audit trainee, you will work in one of the biggest accounting firms in the world and start your career in an inspiring, young, and dynamic working environment. You will have a permanent and full-time employment from day one, engaging in our internal training together with the other audit trainees. Through the programme, you will have the chance to meet and work together with the other trainees, develop friendships, and have a strong collaboration across KPMG.  

At KPMG, we don’t just work with the classical audit techniques, we also have a large focus on new technologies and digitising the audit processes. We believe in harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and using disruptive data and analytics tools to make audit more modern and relevant for today’s society. You will have the chance to work with those new technologies and help building the future of audit.

You will also work in a global network with all KPMG member firms and receive the newest knowledge within your field of interest to discover your full potential. Finally, you will also have access to cool benefits, mentoring programmes and training initiatives to achieve your personal career goals.

Audit trainees at KPMG

As an audit trainee at KPMG, we will make sure that you have the best start of your career in Audit. You will receive audit technical training and personal training. Besides the internal training, you will be enrolled in an HD programme or study cand.merc.aud to learn the fundamentals of audit. At KPMG, you will always work in a team who help you develop and grow with hands-on experience while working together with our clients. This also gives you the chance to immediately apply what you have learned in your studies on real life client work.  

On top of that, you will be assigned a mentor. He or she will be there to answer all your questions. You also get assigned a Koach, the KPMG equivalent of a performance manager, to help guide you and set you on the right course of your career. He or she will help you set and achieve your goals. Most importantly, you are always a part of a team at KPMG. Together, we will make sure you have the best education, experience, and development possible.

Your career path

HD 1st part

HD 2nd part


Chartered accountant

We pay your tuition fee and provide support and guidance throughout your entire education and career at KPMG. 

What is the difference between the KPMG Challenger Academy and KPMG Audit Trainee Programme?

It is a prerequisite to be enrolled in HD or cand.merc.aud and you should have graduated from HHX, STX, HA-almen, Finansøkonom- or Financial Controller education to be eligible for our Audit Trainee Programme. The KPMG Challenger Academy is for talents who are finished with a master’s degree.

If you want to know the commonalities and differences between our Challenger Academy and Audit Trainee programme, you can read more about the KPMG Challenger Academy by clicking below:

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