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Get some experience working with both children and the elderly and feel comfortable working with both. Throughout college you will take part in clinical placements where you will be required to work with various age groups.
Work hard in school and achieve good Leaving Cert. results in order to get the necessary points for entry into the course.
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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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