Finance (T-Level)

Reasons to study this course

  • It is designed to deliver a high level of knowledge about the sector and covers a variety of topics including Business Environment, Careers in Finance, Regulation, Professionalism and Ethics, Security and Risk, Technology
  • You will take part in a 315-hour work placement which helps develop real-life skills and experience in preparation for future employment.

 

What you will need to take this course

  • Ability to manage work placement and study.
  • Excellent attendance, punctuality and planning.
  • Excellent self-management skills.
  • Willingness to carry out background reading and to work
    independently.
  • Confidence to take part in discussions.
  • 5 GCSEs to include English and Maths minimum Grade 5.

     

What you will study

You will cover business models, tax laws, fundamental business principles as well as the fundamentals of financial accounting. This T-Level will also give you an understanding of professional conduct and responsibilities in the workplace and ethical dilemmas facing individuals and organisations. It will appeal to you if you are interested in data driven innovation and analytics.

 

How you will be assessed

    Core component is assessed through two 2.5 hour written examination.

    Occupational specialism is assessed through an employer set project similar to coursework.

 

Progression

Learners can progress on to a degree apprenticeship, a
university degree or skilled employment. Some career progression routes include
financial services, insurance practitioner, investments operations technician,
compliance officer, risk officer, financial adviser.

 

Priestley Extra

As part of the course you will experience visits to local industry to help increase your understanding of how businesses from a variety of different sectors function. We will have regular guest speakers from industry.

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