Financial Studies (LIBF Certificate and Diploma) - Block C @ The Leigh Academy

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TLA-29
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


This course aims to help young people make informed and confident decisions about their finances. In year 1, students will gain knowledge about the concept of “money”, develop understanding of the typical financial needs and the range of services available.

Additionally students will be able to gain an awareness of risk and reward and the overall scope of the financial services industry. In year 2 students then apply this to a broader financial environment. In depth studies into various financial products extends students awareness of the financial environment in which they live.


Certificate (CeFS / Year 1)

  • Financial Needs
  • Financial Service Products
  • Awareness and Appreciation of Risk and Reward
  • Role of Financial Services Industry

Diploma (DipFS / Year 2)

  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Financial Service Prospective
  • Current Accounts, Credit Cards, Loans, Stocks and Shares
  • Insurance products and pensions




How will it be delivered?

Multiple choice online tests and written examination for each unit.

Entry requirements

  • 5+ GCSEs at 9-4 Grades
  • Grade 4 in English
  • Grade 4 in Mathematics

Your next steps...

This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University.

Careers could include:

  • Finance
  • Business
  • Accountancy
  • Retail
  • Banking
  • Administration