logo - IFS Apprenticeships
logo - IFS Apprenticeships


The IFS Apprenticeship application process for 2017 intake will close at 12 Midnight on Sunday 2nd July 2017. 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