FinTrU opens 20 training places at third North West Academy

  • A new FinTrU Assured Skills Academy in Derry is offering 20 training places in financial services for graduates in the North West.

    The scheme is funded by the Department for the Economy and aims to provide recruits with a 6-week burst of pre-employment training, supported by the North West Regional College and Ulster University. The training guarantees a job interview with FinTrU for those who complete the scheme.

    Leah McStravick, FinTrU Academy Manager, said: “This is our third Assured Skills Academy in the North West as we look to build on the success of our Academies to date in Belfast and Derry/Londonderry. The six-week course at North West Regional College will provide participants with real world skills in fields including compliance, risk, legal, operations, KYC and consultancy.

    “To date we have employed around 215 people who have graduated through Assured Skills Academies. With no experience required, this is a fantastic opportunity for graduates in the North West to start a career in financial services and we look forward to welcoming the next cohort of successful applicants.”

    Applications for the third FinTrU Assured Skills NW Academy are open until June 17. No experience is required, but applicants must hold any 2:2 degree or better to be eligible.

    Applications for the third FinTrU North West Academy can be submitted via

    Source: Press Release

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