IFS Apprenticeship
IFS Apprenticeship
IFS Associate Apprenticeship - Level 6

IFS Associate Apprenticeship Level 6

Two year programme - IFS Associate Apprenticeship Level 6 programme:

What the programme does:
This programme seeks to provide the appropriate education and training to allow successful graduates be registered with SOLAS as an IFS Associate. The programme will provide an alternative talent pipeline for entry level International Financial Services roles for candidates that may not have historically accessed such roles.

Who is this programme for:
School leavers who have achieved the Leaving Certificate or equivalent.

Timelines:
  • The IFS Associate Apprenticeship intake is an annual intake commencing in September each year. The next academic programme will commence in September 2020. The selected apprentices must be recruited and commence their apprenticeship role in a participating company prior to the start of the academic programme.

IFS Associate Programme Modules

Year 1
Modules

ON THE JOB MODULES:
SEMESTER ONE
  • Financial Institutions & Markets
  • Customer Service
SEMESTER TWO
  • Management & Behaviour in Organisations
  • ICT for International Financial Services
ON THE JOB MODULES:
  • Continuing Professional Develoment 1
  • Regulation and Compliance
  • Product and Service Proficiency
  • Client Communication & Relationships

Year 2
Modules

ON THE JOB MODULES:
SEMESTER ONE
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting
  • Introduction to Statistics for Finance
SEMESTER TWO
  • Fund Accounting & Reporting
  • Economics for Financial Practitioners
ON THE JOB MODULES:
  • Continuing Professional Develoment 2
  • Systems & Processes in International Financial Services
  • Apprentice Reflection
  • Work Based Project