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FinTrU wants graduates for academy programme

Belfast financial services firm FinTrU is offering 20 graduates the opportunity to join its academy programme.

BELFAST financial services firm FinTrU is offering 20 graduates the opportunity to join its academy programme.

Supported by the Department for the Economy, the FinTrU Financial Services Academy, delivered by Belfast Metropolitan College (BMC) and Ulster University Business School (UUBS), provides participants with the knowledge, skills and experience required to pursue a career in the finance sector.

Successful applicants receive six weeks of pre-employment training on capital markets, financial markets, compliance and organisational skills. On completion of the academy, participants are guaranteed an interview for a full-time position with FinTrU.

Leah McStravick, FinTrU Academy manager said: “FinTrU is delighted to launch Academy XI in Belfast. We are pleased to continue working with Belfast Metropolitan College and Ulster University to deliver the next FinTrU Assured Skills Academy. The six-week course will equip participants with the real world skills they need to start and pursue a career with FinTrU, and we are looking forward to welcoming the next cohort of successful applicants as they begin their journey with us."

Ann Williamson, head of employer skills at the Department for the Economy added:

“Assured Skills Academies help ensure there are people with the right skills available to businesses, enabling them to provide quality employment and career opportunities while supporting economic growth. This year more than 1,300 jobs have been promoted through the Assured Skills Progamme and we are continuing to work with businesses, Further Education colleges and universities to deliver further Academies across a range of sectors.”

Applications for the FinTrU Assured Skills Academy are open until December 31. Although previous experience is not required, applicants must be a graduate or an experienced professional with at least a 2:2 in any degree discipline. For more information visit: www.nidirect.gov.uk/assured-skills.

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