Opportunity to kick-start a career in financial services

Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced a new Assured Skills Academy with FinTrU in Belfast offering 20 high quality training places to people with degrees.
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Participants in the academy will receive industry-relevant pre-employment training from Belfast Met and Ulster University over four weeks. Those who successfully complete the academy are guaranteed an interview for a role at FinTrU.

Highlighting the opportunity, the Minister said: “FinTrU is a successful and growing local employer and I am very pleased that my Department is once again working in close partnership with the company to offer an Assured Skills Academy.

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“This is an excellent opportunity for people with a degree to gain the skills they need to kick-start a career in financial services and I encourage anyone who is interested, and eligible, to apply.”

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Training will be delivered remotely and cover areas including Compliance, Legal, Risk, Operations, KYC and Consultancy. The Academy training will be delivered through an online virtual classroom.

Applications for the FinTrU Assured Skills Academy are open until January 29, 2021. No experience is required but applicants must hold a 2:2 degree or better in any discipline. Initial Interviews will be held by telephone on February 8-9 and if successful a further video interview be held 12-15 February. Training will commence on March 1 and finish on March 26. For more information and to apply visit: www.nidirect.gov.uk/assured-skills