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Financial Services Apprenticeship - Level 2 & 3 at Babington Group

Course description

This qualification is aimed at people working in a wide range of sub-sectors of the financial services industry.  

It is designed to offer learners the flexibility to show their achievements without taking the full level 2 Certificate in Providing Financial Services.

This Apprenticeship is working within the financial services sector either in General Insurance or Mortgage or Financial AdministrationYou will learn what is needed to work within your specific financial services environment complying with important regulations and gain a nationally recognised professional qualification

Course content

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

The Technical Certificate develops knowledge 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.

Babington deliver two pathways for you to choose from:
• General Insurance
• Mortgage and/or Financial Administration

All pathways include the following:

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:
• FA1 Life office administration, 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.


The NVQ assesses individuals by observation in the workplace, by completing a portfolio of evidence or E-Portfolio and by completing a variety of assignments. Technical examinations are taken at local test centres that are based up and down the country.

Future opportunities

Either progress Apprenticeship Levels and progress within a company. 

Further information

Applicants will be required to attend an enrolment session at their local Babington office before being considered for our apprenticeships. This session will include a presentation with more information about our apprenticeships, a face to face chat with a friendly staff member about your future goals, and occasionally online assessments.

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: 02 March 2015
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Babington Business College
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 0845 6056045
    • Email address:


  • More information
    • The Babington Group have a specialist team of recruitment consultants whose job it is to seek suitable work placements within a 5 mile redius of the home address of our apprenticeship applicants.

      We source vacancies throughout the whole of West Yorkshire, and once you have attended enrolment at our Leeds city centre office, we will concentrate on finding you an apprenticeship within a reasonable travelling distance from your home address