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Finance

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

Summary

Level 3 qualification

2-year course

Includes 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement

What you'll need before you start

There are no national entry requirements for starting a T Level. These are set by the individual college or school.

Following your GCSEs - or a similar level 2 qualification - T Levels could be right for you.

We recommend checking with your local T Level college or school.

What you’ll learn on this course

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

In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content.

The specialisms available in the T Level in Finance are:

  • Retail and commercial banking analyst
  • Investment banking and asset and wealth management analyst
  • Insurance practitioner
  • Financial compliance/risk analyst

What you can do with this T Level

This course is suitable for anyone interested in a career in finance.

Career options might include working as a finance controller, underwriter or specialist advisor.

Speak to your careers adviser to find out more.

Students can also use this T Level to progress to a related higher-level apprenticeship or course of study at a higher level.

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