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My Financial Career

Getting Started

Interested in a career in financial services and don’t know where to start? Let us help you get started with some information and tips.

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Because the financial services industry is so diverse, it can be difficult to know where to begin and how to start.

As with most careers, the first step in getting started is to do as much research as possible – and a career in financial services is no different.

Whatever career path you choose, you can be sure that many different skills will be required. Some careers in financial services are highly technical, while others require a more entrepreneurial spirit. Some are office based; others involve lots

of travel. Some will be people-focused, while others more technology-orientated. Some will require you to work in a team, while others will need you to work independently.

Take a look at the routes into the financial services industry, how to prepare your CV, as well as the job profiles and sectors to get and understanding of your career options.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our Level 2 Certificate in Financial Education (CeFE) and Level 3 Certificate & Diploma in Financial Education (CeFS/DipFS) qualifications are included in Performance Tables and CeFE is counted towards Progress 8. Our Level 2 Certificate in Financial Capability and Careers Development (CeFCCD) is included in Performance Tables in Wales.

All of our Financial Capability qualifications are approved by Ofqual, Qualification Wales and CCEA.

Our Level 3 Certificate in Financial Studies (CeFS) and Level 3 Diploma in Financial Studies (DipFS) are Applied General qualifications that attract the full UCAS tariff and are equivalent to AS and A2 qualifications. Our Level 2 Certificate in Financial Education (CeFE) is the equivalent of a GCSE.

If you'd like to talk to someone on the Financial Capability team about the LIBF e-test software, call us on +44 (0)12 2782 8234 or via email: fcexams@libf.ac.uk.

To register as an Approved Centre, you will need to complete the following form:

Once completed, please email both forms to fcexams@libf.ac.uk

Once you've received approval to deliver our qualifications, a member of examinations staff at your centre will be able to register students. Please note, it will take up to 5 working days to process and confirm your registrations.

Once you've received approval to deliver our qualifications, a member of examinations staff at your centre will be able to register students. This is done using the 'Bulk register students with The London Institute of Banking & Finance' link on your MyLIBF account.

Please note, it will take up to 5 working days to process and confirm your registrations.

Once students are registered on to a qualification, your centre will gain access to our learning materials via our online platform, MyLIBF.

Costs that are involved with the delivery of our qualifications include the registration of students, resit examination and any post-result actions (e.g. Script Requests, Result Enquiries). These can be found here. There are no costs to becoming an Approved Centre.

Payments are due at the end of the calendar month.

We are unable to deal with queries directly from Financial Capability students. All communications between Financial Capability students and The London Institute of Banking & Finance must come through the student’s tutors or the centre’s examination staff.

Contact

If you're looking for further information get in touch via our online form or you might find the answer in our FAQ's.

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