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Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.
We asked Karl Curran from Insurance to give some advice for people considering this job:
|I would highly recommend this job but I’d say to start taking insurance exams as soon as possible and get them done while you’re young.
I’d also recommend talking to as many people in the industry to see what area of insurance you want to go into i.e. Insurer, Broker, Loss Adjuster etc. – they’re very different!
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|►||The Irish Education System|
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|Templemore College of Further Education|
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|Cabra Community College|
|Ballyhaise Agricultural College - Teagasc Open Day Cavan|
|Kildalton Agricultural & Horticultural College - Teagasc Open Day|
|St. Patricks College, Maynooth - Leaving Cert Revision Day|
|Mary Immaculate College - Open Days|
|St. Angelas College Sligo - Open Day|
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|►||Career Stories from around Ireland|
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The IFS apprenticeships are 2-years in duration. The apprentices spend 60% of their time working in IFS companies and the remainder gaining specific IFS qualifications
IFS Specialist Apprentices will work four days per week in their company and study for the remaining one day per week in NCI over the two year period.
IFS Specialist Apprentices will graduate with a Higher Diploma in Data Analytics or Fintech at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ)
The IFS Specialist apprentice role is for:
IFS Specialist Apprentices will work four days per week in their company and study for the remaining one day per week in NCI over a two year period.
An IFS Specialist Apprentice will get you:
A salary of €35,000 applies to the IFS Specialist Apprenticeship.
The following entry requirements apply to the IFS Specialist apprenticeship.
Minimum Academic Requirements
Applications to the Higher Diploma will be accepted from prospective students who have
How to apply
Note [August 2016]: The application process for the first intake of IFS Specialist Apprenticeships closed on Wednesday 8 June 2016 and is now oversubscribed. No further applications can be accepted at this time. This initiative will be advertised when further places become available.
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