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Financial Education

Financial skills for life

Develop your students’ financial knowledge and confidence with our suite of qualifications specifically designed for 14-19 year olds.

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Statement from Catherine Winter, Managing Director, Financial Capability and Community Outreach


Update: 10 May 2021 

Thank you to all centres for your continued hard work and support to your learners.

Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs) Process

We will be providing details on how to input your centre grades over the forthcoming weeks; this will include guidance on how to submit these using your MyLIBF account, including screenshots and written instructions.

On-demand qualifications only (AiFE, CeFE (Unit 1 & Unit 2), LiFE and CeFCCD (Wales only)

A reminder that, if students are expecting to receive a grade (TAG) this summer, then they should be registered on the appropriate qualification. All new registrations for LiFE, CeFCCD (Wales), AiFE and CeFE top-ups, not yet processed, should be uploaded via MyLIBF by the end of day on Friday 14 May 2021.

LiFE/AiFE/CeFE (U1 & U2)/CeFCCD only - if a student is registered to complete their qualification in an academic year ending 2021, a TAG is required; these students will not be able to access exams after Friday 18 June 2021. On-demand exams by e-test can be completed up until 18 June 2021. On-demand paper exams can be completed up until Friday 11 June 2021. There is no extension to this date.

If a centre wishes to complete learning and exams after 18 June 2021, they must register, or amend current registrations, for a 2022 completion. Please note - it is the responsibility of the centre to ensure that the student has completed sufficient learning and is able to complete the exams. A centre cannot revert back to the TAG process if a student does not complete all the required exams before Friday 9 July 2021. Students who successfully complete all assessments prior to the 9 July 2021 deadline will be able to certificate in 2021, providing centres have informed LIBF and requested this no later than 9 July 2021.

Key dates reminders

  • All registrations for LiFE, CeFCCD and AiFE/CeFE top-up are due by Friday 14 May 2021 (end of day).
  • TAG Process via MyLIBF - Wednesday 26 May 2021 to Friday 18 June 2021.

We will continue to communicate details each week until further notice.

Thank you for your continued support. 

Catherine Winter,

Managing Director
Financial Capability & Community Outreach

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our Level 3 Certificate & Diploma in Financial Education (CeFS/DipFS) qualification is included in Performance Tables. 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.

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

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

Once you’ve receive approval to deliver our qualifications, a member of the 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 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.

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