Economy minister announces latest FinTrU North West Assured Skills Academy

  • Gordon Lyons has launched a new FinTrU North West Assured Skills Academy offering 20 high quality training places for people with degrees.

    The Assured Skills Academy will offer a four-week intensive training course with North West Regional College and Ulster University to develop core skills for the business services sector. 

    Participants who complete the training are guaranteed an interview for a role at FinTrU’s NW Centre of Excellence.

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    Highlighting the opportunity, Gordon Lyons said: “FinTrU is a successful business services provider and a major employer in the north west. This Assured Skills Academy offers people with degrees the opportunity to position themselves strongly for a career in what is an exciting and fast-paced sector.”

    Mr.Lyons also added: “No experience in the sector is required – I encourage anyone who meets the eligibility criteria, and who is interested, to apply.”

    Greg McCann, Executive Director and Head of FinTrU North West, also commented on the course, stating: “This is a fantastic opportunity for those who have recently graduated or wish to change career to an exciting industry. We are looking for people who are ambitious and want to work on the global investment banking stage with FinTrU.”

    Training will be delivered by North West Regional College and Ulster University and will cover areas including compliance, risk, legal, operations, Know Your Customer (KYC) and consultancy.

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    Applications for the latest FinTrU North West Assured Skills Academy are open until 1 October 2021. 

    No experience is required but applicants must hold a 2:2 degree or better in any discipline.

    Telephone interviews will be held 11-12 October 2021. Those who progress to the second stage will have a video interview conducted 18-20 October. Training will start on 8 November.

    Source: Written from press release.

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