Aon Investment Consulting Apprenticeship AON UK LIMITED

Join Aon as an Investment Apprentice as a permanent colleague from day one and be play a vital role in meeting the expectations of our global clients through the delivery of high-quality service and advice. We have roles available in Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds and London.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    In addition to our competitive salaries we offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes, but is not limited to, 25 days holiday, private health care and contributory pension scheme. All colleagues also enjoy two “Wellbeing Days” each year.

  • Working week

    This is a permanent role here at Aon and you can expect to work Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    23 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    23 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What you will do in your working day

What your day could look like:

  • Supporting client-facing advisory activities through accurate investment calculations
  • Preparing and checking data, carrying out audit trails and supporting one-off projects
  • Carrying out administrative tasks contributing to the retirement and investment consulting process
  • Inputting data accurately to maintain management information
    Supporting the delivery of client-facing plan management activities and project deliverables
  • Over time, helping to ensure our work complies with external professional requirements and our own internal quality standards
  • Learning quickly on the job, through formal training and from senior colleagues around you

The training you will be getting

Investment operations specialist L4 apprenticeship standard

Business learning - on the job learning and experiences giving you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of the team and solution line you have joined.

Centralised learning - UK apprentices complete in an Aon Induction, monthly webinars, business skills training and workshops, all designed to help you develop your knowledge of Aon, build your confidence and your network across our business.

Professional Qualifications - we want you to be as successful as possible, so we’ll fully support your study towards your Level 4 Investment Consultant Apprentice Programme. This will provide you with the communication and client facing skills for a long running career as an Investment Consultant, as well supporting you through the IMC (Investment Management Certificate) qualification.

To support you as you study for your exams, you’ll receive paid study leave, plus an extensive range of study and tuition materials.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Your career beyond your Apprenticeship.

Once you’ve completed the formal apprenticeship programme, you’ll continue to receive lots of support at Aon. We would expect you to be promotion ready within 24 months and you will continue to grow your career at Aon. You will also be able to continue your studies for the CFA1 qualifications. Alongside the interactive development programme we’ve mentioned above, you’ll have the chance to explore different career paths.

Once you have completed your 18-month Apprenticeship, your training and development doesn’t stop there, you will continue your professional development taking on more client responsibilities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 and above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade 104 UCAS points) Essential

Things to consider

What are we looking for? • Motivation and ambition – you will need to be able to articulate why you want to join the Investment Apprenticeship • Curiosity and Enthusiasm – Demonstrate your passion for financial markets and problem solving • Commercial awareness – this helps us to provide support and advice to our clients with clarity and confidence

About the employer

Aon is in the business of better decisions At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world. As an organisation, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed. Reinsurance Solutions: Frequently, the scale of risks underwritten is too great for one insurer to carry safely. In these circumstances, companies use reinsurance to mitigate their own risk exposure. Specialist reinsurance companies take on part of the risk that insurers assume from their personal or commercial clients. They can do this by sharing the losses among several carriers in the event of a claim. For this service, the reinsurer is paid a share of the insurance premium in accordance with its level of participation in the risks.




1 Redcliffe Street





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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Investment operations specialist

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Online application form Video interview Assessment Centre

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Mar 2024