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At A Glance: 

During the 2-year programme, students will develop the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of finance occupations.

  • L3 course
  • 2 Year duration
  • 9 week minimum working with an employer on an industry placement

Students can also use this T Level to do a related higher - level apprenticeship or degree course

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ON THIS COURSE

CORE CONTENT

Students will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector,including:

• the business environment – a general understanding of business models, tax laws,

fundamental business principles and drivers for change

• fundamentals of financial accounting – an understanding of elementary financial

principles, concepts and practices and how this content links to relevant accounting,

bookkeeping, and business mathematics requirements

• professionalism and ethics - an understanding of professional conduct and responsibilities in the workplace and ethical dilemmas for the individual, organisation and professional

• data driven innovation and analytics and design thinking – an awareness of key requirements of a data governance framework and understand the main contemporary visualisation tools and when they are best used to support decision making

OPTION TO SPECIALISE

Each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific

content. The specialisms available are:

• retail and commercial banking analyst

• investment banking and asset and wealth management analyst

• insurance practitioner

• financial compliance/risk analyst

 

Entry Requirements

6 GCSEs grades 4-9, including grade 5 in Maths and grade 5 in English Language

Career Progression

TYPICAL CAREERS INCLUDE:

• Financial Services Customer Adviser

• Bank Manager

• Mortgage Adviser

• Credit Controller

• Credit Manager

• Pensions Administrator

• Insurance Underwriter