Financial Studies


1. Qualification details

Qualification name Diploma in Financial Studies
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation The London Institute of Banking and Finance
Course webpage http://leighacademy.org.uk/post16/
Course type Full time
Course start date 01 September 2020
Price £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

This course aims to help young people make informed and confident decisions about their finances. In year 1, students will gain knowledge about the concept of money, develop understanding of the typical financial needs and the range of services available. Additionally, students will be able to gain an awareness of risk and reward and the overall scope of the financial services industry. In year 2 students then apply this to a broader financial environment. In depth studies into various financial products extends students awareness of the financial environment in which they live. Certificate (CeFS / Year 1)Financial Needs, Financial Service Products, Awareness and Appreciation of Risk and Reward, Role of Financial Services Industry. Diploma (DipFS / Year 2)Personal Financial Planning, Financial Service Providers, Current Accounts, Credit Cards, Loans, Stocks and Shares. Insurance products and pensions

3. Entry requirements

5+ GCSEs 9-4, to include Grade 4 English and Mathematics

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Multiple choice online tests and written examination for each unit

6. Venue

Name The Leigh Academy
Address Green Street Green Road
Dartford
Kent
DA1 1QE
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Email info@leighacademy.org.uk
Phone 01322 620400
Fax 03122 620401
Website http://leighacademy.org.uk

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
No other date or venue available