Financial Studies Diploma (Level 3) at The Abbey School
CeFS has been designed to cover the core disciplines of financial capability. Learners are encouraged to become responsible borrowers, sensible savers, and have an appreciation of the need for financial planning throughout their life. Its purpose is to prepare students for further study through the development of the core skills of critical analysis and evaluation, synthesis, verbal communication (through classroom discussion) and written communication.
Certificate (Year 1)
Unit 1: Financial Capability for the Immediate and Short term
Unit 2: Financial Capability for the Medium and Long Term
Diploma (Year 2)
Unit 3: Sustainability of an Individual's Finances
Unit 4: Sustainability of the Financial Services System
5 A*-C GCSEs or equivalent to include:
- A minimum of Grade 4 in GCSE English Language and GCSE maths
The course is assessed entirely through external exams. Each unit has two papers: a multiple choice online test (35%) and a case study based written paper (65%). Exams take place in January and May each year.
Students completing this Diploma can progress to university or college or can use their qualifications to obtain an apprenticeship in the financial services.
Please contact Mr R Forrest.
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.