Students aged 16-19
|Qualification name||Certificate in Financial Studies|
|Awarding organisation||The London Institute of Banking and Finance|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||6th September 2021|
Five or more 9-4 grades at GCSE, including grade 9-5 in English language.
The Certificate in Financial Studies (CFS) is a comprehensive introduction to personal finance. It develops the knowledge and skills required for young people to make informed financial decisions by introducing them to the risks and challenges involved in personal finance, and tools for effective planning.
As part of a full A level programme, CFS develops core skills of critical analysis and evaluation, synthesis and written communication, and it provides a foundation in business and finance-related disciplines, as well as direct entry into employment in the Financial Services Sector.