This course aims to equip you with the vital skills in financial awareness. It empowers people to make informed decisions when managing their finances. You will learn how to manage your money effectively and about financial products such as credit cards, loans, mortgages and pensions. This is a very topical course providing you with an important awareness of debt and debt management.
Length of course: This course lasts for 2 years. However, a Certificate in Financial Studies can be achieved after 1 year.
How will I be assessed? Units 1, 2, 3 and 4 are both examined by an e-test consisting of 35 multiple choice questions and a written examination based on a written case study. You must pass all units to pass the course.
What does the course lead to? You can progress into careers in any profession as the course will help you make financial decisions about your future career, whether you are going to University or taking a gap year.
If you are interested in a career in the financial profession then you will find this course invaluable.
What will I study?
You will study:
Unit 1: Financial Capability for the Immediate & Short Term (FCIS)
Unit 2: Financial Capability for the Medium & Long Term (FCML)
Unit 3: Sustainability for an Individual’s Finances (SIF)
Unit 4: Sustainability of the Financial Services System (SFS)