J.P. Morgan Chase (UK) Holdings Limited

Level 4/6 Investment Operations Financial Services Professional Apprenticeship (London) - Higher (Level 4)

J.P. Morgan Chase (UK) Holdings Limited (Employer)

University of Exeter (Training Provider)

Annual wage £22,000.00
36.5 hours per week 36.5 hours per week Days and times TBC
4 years (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Investment operations specialist (apprenticeship standard)
20 positions available
9 November 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Our four-year apprenticeship programme starting in September 2021 offers a comprehensive introduction to the broad variety of roles within financial services industry. This programme offers the apprentices the opportunity to gain two professional qualifications alongside the chance to obtain a full honours degree from the University of Exeter.


We're looking for bright people looking to get ahead in their careers, gain practical experience and earn industry certifications. We value diversity of thought, background and experience and we’re looking for those with many different skills to join one of our many teams.

Main duties:

  • Working within the operational and administrative areas of businesses in the sector
  • The role may sit within a number of different specialist business functions such as customer service, global payments, investment operation transactions, product control, and change management
  • While your day-to-day responsibilities will vary based on your team, you’ll make a meaningful contribution to our business from the beginning
  • We have apprentices work in cash management, settlement, project management roles, anti-money laundering, vendor management, trade support functions, accounting and many other areas of operations
  • You’ll join one of our teams – investment operations, technology, compliance or finance -- making contributions to our business as you study

Dedicated professionals will guide your classwork while our business experts will help you gain new skills on the job.

You’ll gain the skills needed to take your career in any direction you want. We’ll also help you develop your communication, presentation and other softer skills through networking events, senior speaker series and mentoring opportunities.

Future Prospects

  • Upon successful completion of the program, you may be offered a full-time position for the right candidate

Reality Check

Additional Requirements:

  • Been a UK resident for the past 3 years
  • Have the right to work and remain in England
  • You must not have previously achieved a qualification in the subject area of the degree apprenticeship programme you are applying for that is at Level 4 or higher (Please note that A levels and BTEC’s are Level 3)

Skills Required

  • You’ll need strong communication and collaboration skills, excellent problem-solving abilities and a drive to learn will spark our interest
  • You should have a drive to learn new skills and the flexibility to take on different tasks. Those who are good time managers and hard workers do well in this intense program that combines work and study

Qualities Required

  • We’re looking for highly motived students who have a passion for financial services and who are looking to get ahead in their careers

Qualifications Required

  • Hold or predicted to achieve at least three C's at A level or equivalent with all subjects at least grade C or equivalents
  • Have at least a grade C or 5 in maths and English Language GCSE or equivalents

Training Provided

You will have a dedicated training day each week where you will receive a combination of online and in-person lectures working towards:

  • Industry-recognized CISI Investment Operations Certificate
  • Level 4 Investment Operations Specialist Apprenticeship initially, followed by the opportunity to progress to the CISI Diploma in Investment Operations and a Level 6 Financial Services Professional Apprenticeship
  • Upon completing a final piece of non-apprenticeship coursework, you will then be awarded a full honours degree in Applied Finance from our Russell Group training provider University of Exeter.

Classes will be administered through virtual lectures combined with our award-winning internal training team. You’ll also have access to our elective personal development training to help improve your communication, presentation and interview skills.

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