logo - IFS Apprenticeships
logo - IFS Apprenticeships


The IFS Apprenticeship application process for the 2017 intake is now closed. We will begin taking applications for the 2018 intake early in the new year. See FAQs for further information

I am a candidate looking for an apprenticeship.

How it works

Step 1

Candidate registration of interest

Step 2

Candidates who fulfil the relevant criteria will be invited to a pre-selection event.

Step 3

Candidate pre-selection event - one to one interview with academic selection panel.

Step 4

Employer selection events - one to one interviews with participating Financial Services Companies.

Step 5

Successful candidates will receive a two year fixed term contract & commence relevant academic apprenticeship programme.

What are the benefits of an IFS Apprenticeship?

What's in it for you?


You will have a two year fixed term contract with a leading Financial Services company.

Earn while you learn

You will be paid €23K at Associate Level, €32K at Specialist Level while you gain a Level 6 or Level 8 qualification.

A professional qualification

You will earn a professional qualification - Higher Certificate in International Financial Services at Associate Level, Higher Diploma in Financial Services Analytics at Specialist Level.

A future

Upon successful completion of your contract you will have the skills, knowledge and experience to progress your career in Financial Services.

What do we expect from you?

A willingness to learn and apply yourself. A commitment to consistant class attendance. Dependability on the job. The ability to work as part of a team and to use your own initiative. The ability and drive to develop your knowledge and skills.

Register your interest