What is an IFS Apprenticeship?
An IFS Apprenticeship isa two year, nationally accredited work-based programme designed to meet employers needs, tackle the skills shortages in entry level and specialist roles. IFS Apprentices will gain a recognised professional qualification at levels 6 and 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
What subjects will I study on the IFS Associate programme?
As part of the Higher Certificate in International Financial Services, Level 6 qualification, IFS Associate apprentices will study the the following modules in this two year programme: Taught Modules: - Financial Institutions and Markets - Customer Services - Management and Behaviour in Organisations - ICT for IFS - Financial Accounting & Reporting - Introduction to Statistics for Finance - Fund Administration - Economics for Financial Practitioners. Work based modules: - CPD 1 - Regulations & Compliance - Product & Services Proficiency - Client Communication & Relationships - CPD2 - Systems and Processes in IFS - Apprentice Reflection - Work Based Project
What subjects will I study on the IFS Specialist programme?
As part of the Higher Diploma in Financial Services Analytics, IFS Specialist level apprentices will study the following modules in this two year level 8 programme: Taught & Work based modules: - Data Programming - Financial Markets 1 - Business Data Analysis - Work based learning - Financial Markets II - Data Management - Data Mining & Machine Learning - Work Based Project
Who is involved in the Apprenticeships?
The IFS Apprenticeships is collaboration between apprentice, employer, government, education provider and the Apprenticeship Council.
Who provides the off-the-job- training?
The IFS training partner is the National College of Ireland.
What qualification can an IFS Apprentice gain?
- Associates will receive a Higher Certificate in International Financial Services.
- Specialists will receive a Higher Diploma in Financial Services Analytics.