INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES ASSOCIATE
On successful completion of the International Financial Services Associate apprenticeship the apprentice is awarded a Level 6 Higher Certificate in International Financial Services.
The lead industry partner for this apprenticeship is Financial Services Ireland (FSI), which is a sectoral association within IBEC responsible for promoting the interests of financial services providers. The apprenticeship is a 2-year programme delivered by the National College of Ireland (NCI). It involves 4 days per week on-the-job training, and one day per week off-the-job at NCI. Off-the-job modules run over two 14-week semesters per academic year, while on-the-job modules are structured to run over the length of each academic year.
For this International Financial Services apprenticeship, the employer pays the apprentice for the duration of the apprenticeship. The rate of pay agreed for this apprenticeship is currently €23,000 per year.
Apprentices pay a pro-rata registration fee if their off-the-job training takes place within a Higher Education Institute. The payment of the pro-rata registration fee is made by the apprentice directly to the Institute. For further information see
For more information on apprenticeships contact the apprenticeship section in your local Education and Training Board (ETB). For contact details of your local ETB
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Further information is also available from the industry lead for this apprenticeship:
Financial Services Ireland
84-86 Lower Baggot Street
Tel: + 353 (0)1 605 1631
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org