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PwC Professional Services Assured Skills Academy

24th September 2021

A new Assured Skills Academy with PwC will offer 20 training places. Focusing on professional services, the Assured Skills Academy is open to people with a Level 5 qualification and relevant experience, or a 2:2 degree in any discipline.

Successful applicants receive eight weeks of industry-relevant pre-employment training at Belfast Met and Ulster University and £155 per week training allowance plus travel expenses.

Participants who complete the training have the opportunity to gain industry-recognised qualifications and are guaranteed an interview with PwC in Belfast on completion of the training.

Deborah Stevenson, Operate Director at PwC, said: “These Academies continue to be an important part of our growth plans and we’re always impressed with the talent they introduce us to. In order to ensure the continued growth in the region, it’s really important that people are able to find opportunities like this to upskill and to ultimately ensure businesses can invest further.

“Supporting the Academies is a great example of what we mean when we talk about living our purpose in the region: they provide access for people to gain exceptional training in the classroom as well as practical application and insight into working with PwC. All while complementing our own culture of continued learning and development.”

The Assured Skills Academy, focusing on professional services, will cover a range of areas including Financial Crime, Compliance Testing, Customer Management, PMO Services and Business Operations.

Training is likely to be a blend of onsite and online learning delivered by Belfast Met and Ulster University. Successful applicants will require appropriate IT access in order to link to the online tuition.

Applications for the PwC Future Business Skills Assured Skills Academy are open until noon on October 11. Applicants must hold a Level 5 qualification (HND or Foundation degree) and some experience in an office/ banking/professional environment or a minimum 2:2 degree in any discipline.

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