FinTrU Financial Services Academy (Belfast Summer 22 & NW Summer 22) - Application

Closed 21 Jun 2022

Opened 11 Apr 2022

Overview

Introduction

The FinTrU Financial Services Academy is supported by the Department for the Economy and delivered in partnership with Ulster University, Belfast Metropolitan College and North West Regional College. It is a 4-week unique development programme designed to help participants to gain training in professional skills, Financial Services and its regulation.

Participants who are selected for FinTrU’s Financial Services Academy will receive practical, real world training from market leading experts within the financial services industry and will have the opportunity to obtain a globally recognised qualification.

Successful Academy participants will have the opportunity to gain an offer of employment following a final interview after successfully completing the Academy.

The selection process will entail an on-line video interview and may also include an initial telephone interview. 

Previous experience is not required however graduates must be eligible to work in the UK and hold at least a 2.2 in any degree discipline upon commencement of training.

For the duration of the programme participants will be paid £155 training allowance per week plus travel expenses.

Due to the COVID pandemic training may be a hybrid of onsite and online learning through a virtual classroom. The Academy training commences on 1 August 2022 for the North West Academy and 8 August 2022 for the Belfast Academy. Applicants should be available from the training start date. Any pre-scheduled commitments should be listed at question 20.

Upon successful completion of the Academy, participants will be interviewed by FinTrU representatives for a job role in the company. If successful, you will be required to commence employment with FinTrU on 29 August 2022 for North West Academy participants and 5 September 2022 for Belfast Academy participants. Please make us aware of any commitments (Educational Studies, Notice Periods) that could impact full-time employment with FinTrU in Question 20.

Applicants must complete all the following questions. If you have any problems, please contact assuredskills@economy-ni.gov.uk

FinTrU reserve the right to apply additional shortlisting criteria during the recruitment process such as degree relevance and work experience. 

Applications are welcome from those who meet the criteria irrespective of religious belief, political opinion, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, marital status, gender, whether or not they have dependents and women returning to the workforce.

Do you have a disability and require assistance in completing this form, if so please contact Ciaran Keenan on 028 9025 7672 or ciaran.keenan@economy-ni.gov.uk or contact Aisling Ni Fhrighil on 028 9041 6721 or aisling.nifhrighil@economy-ni.gov.uk  

To find out how we manage your information please see privacy notice below:

https://www.economy-ni.gov.uk/publications/assured-skills-academies-privacy-notice

For further information see https://www.fintru.com/early-careers or

https://youtu.be/2CUKzf9sCio or contact assuredskills@economy-ni.gov.uk

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