L4 Actuarial & Consulting Apprentice - ISIO Reading ISERAN BIDCO LIMITED

Our apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to develop analytical skills while observing how we effectively consult for our clients. You will get to be involved in a wide range of work we do to for our clients and work on live projects.

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Closing date: 26 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

As an industry leader, we offer a wide range of opportunities for graduates to train and build their core consulting and analytical skills. But we also want to hear your views and help you introduce fresh ways of thinking. Some of the things you’ll be involved in as an actuarial Apprentice are below but remember, our work stretches beyond pensions and that’s where we set ourselves apart.

  • Applying actuarial skills and concepts to calculate the value of pension and other benefits for employers and trustees.
  • Financial modelling and risk analysis to help clients understand their future pension obligations and principal risks.
  • Advising clients on their pensions strategy and how to manage these risks, both on a day-to-day basis and when considering a long-term objective.
  • Designing and implementing employee communication programmes.
  • Helping clients understand and manage accounting, tax and legislative changes that affect their pension schemes.
  • Contributing to proposals for new business opportunities.
  • Attending client meetings and explaining the team’s work.
  • During your Apprenticeship you will get the opportunity to develop analytical skills while observing how we effectively consult for our clients. You will get to be involved in work we do to for our clients including:
  • Calculation work either on an individual member or company basis.
  • Building financial models involving statistical methods.
  • Drafting communication materials.
  • Helping with identifying and researching business opportunities.
  • Sharing knowledge with colleagues throughout the Isio supporting our goal to continuously improve the service we offer our clients.

The training you will be getting

As an Actuarial Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Actuarial Technician Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship. As part of this apprenticeship, you will complete Actuarial Technician modules in Practical Mathematics and Statistics and Finance and Financial Mathematics.

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following the programme, you will retain a full-time position within the business, where you will continue to progress, learn and develop into senior positions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Willing to learn, Determined, Can do attitude, Good numerical ability


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential

Things to consider

Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s). BPP have a dedicated team who support students with disabilities, learning difficulties, health conditions and wellbeing. Please contact us if you have any queries or would like more details.

About the employer

Isio provides full-service pensions consultancy to our 1000+ corporate clients, from actuarial expertise through to investment advice and third-party administration and advising clients on providing the best possible reward and benefits packages for their employees. Isio launched in March 2020 out of KPMG UK’s pensions practice and has grown to over 1000 people working across 10 offices across the UK.





Thames Tower

Station Rd


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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


Nabila Lotfy


0203 8342872

Apprenticeship standard

Actuarial technician

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

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