Register your interest.
Identify suitable roles for each apprenticeship level.
Review of suitable candidates - internal and external.
Candidate selection - find the right fit.
Selection and recruitment process.
A new initiative to attract and recruit highly qualified and talented individuals with fresh ideas that can be tailored to specific job roles, making them flexible to the needs of your business.
Candidates are pre-screened and selected from a national panel which reduces recruitment costs. Training costs are covered by Government funding, making the IFS Apprenticeships an efficient and financially effective process.
Apprenticeships can help reduce staff turnover by increasing employee satisfaction and loyalty. This results in reduced employee absenteeism, reduced turnover rate and increased productivity.
A cost-effective opportunity to tackle skills shortages, improve the abilities of new and existing staff and retain a professional workforce.
An IFS Apprenticeship is a nationally accredited work-based programme designed to meet employers’ needs. Individuals will gain a recognised professional qualification at levels 6 and 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications, technical knowledge, professional skills as well as wider business competencies. Candidates will be pre-screened and selected from a national panel which reduces recruitment costs and as the training costs are covered by Government funding, the IFS Apprenticeships are an efficient and financially effective process. Companies can also place existing employees on the IFS Apprenticeship programme which will provide industry relevant training at no extra cost to the employer.
This apprenticeship is aimed at school leavers or mature learners who may not have considered a career in a financial services organisation. Learners who participate on the programme will be at least 18 years of ago. This minimum age requirement is in response to the selection policy of organistions who operate in this sector. IFS Associate level apprentices will study for a Higher Certificate in International Finanancial Services with a salary of €23K and undertake a two year fixed term contract in an IFS organisation in a relevant role.
The Higher Diploma in Financial Service Analytics is aimed at graduates of all disciplines. The objective of this IFS Specialist Apprenticeship is to provide an entry point to the International Financial Services sector for people with significant work experience and/or previous qualifications. The remuneration package on offer for the IFS Specialist Apprenticeship is a salary of €32K and a two year fixed term contract in a relevant role in an IFS organisation. This level of apprenticeship will open up the Financial Services sector to learners and employees who heretofore may not have considered a career in this sector.