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Financial Services - Apprenticeship (Level 2) at Babington Business College - Training for today

Course description

NVQ Certificate in Providing Financial Services Level 2 allows an individual to learn and gain a nationally recognised qualification. National Vocational Qualifications are designed to meet the standards set by industry in occupational areas. They are designed to cover various aspects of a job or area of work, assessing skills actually used in the workplace.

The Technical Certificate develops understanding and skills which can be adapted to a work setting. Functional Skills are the skills which are most commonly needed to succeed in a range of activities, learning to use and adapt communication and number skills in a range of settings and contexts. Personal Learning and Thinking Skills are assessed throughout the programme.

There are five available pathways for you to choose from at Level 2:
• Financing & Credit
• General Insurance
• Retail Banking
• Administration for Mortgage and/or Financial Planning Intermediaries
• Customer Payments for Financial Products and Services

Assessment Guidelines
Individuals will be assessed by observation in the workplace, by completing a portfolio of evidence or E-Portfolio and by completing a variety of assignments. Support is offered in the workplace or in the training centre.

Course content

Certificate in Providing Financial Services Level 2 (NVQ)
Certificate in Customer Service (Technical Certificate) or equivalent
Functional Skills Maths at Level 1
Functional Skills English at Level 2
Employment Right and Responsibilities Workbook
Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

To include Technical Certificate optional choice:
• R01 Financial Services, regulations and ethics, or
• CF1 UK Financial Services, regulations and ethics

• IF1 Insurance, legal and regulatory
• CeMap1 IFS Certificate in Mortgage Advice and practice


Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required but individuals should be enthusiastic, motivated, reliable and prepared to work hard. Good communication skills are essential and it is important to be understanding and show respect for others. Good grades in GCSE Maths and English (A-C) are preferred.

Future opportunities

Progression Routes
Advanced Apprenticeship

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 22 April 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: Sessions and observations will be delivered in the workplace, but may also be available in the training centre. The programme will take a minimum of 12 months to complete


  • More information
    • Training For Today part of The Babington Group have 4 centres based within the North West at Prestwich, Bolton, Atherton and Warrington. We also have office space in Manchester City Centre.

      We source job vacancies across all of the North West and aim to place you within a 5 mile radius of your home.

      If you are unable to get to any of the locations, we can also offer alternative methods of enrolling, for example over the phone.