Technical Award in Finance (TAF) Level 1/2

Financial Education

Technical Award in Finance (TAF) Level 1/2

TAF is a Technical Award approved by the Department for Education and included in Key Stage 4 2024 performance tables. It is available for first teaching from September 2022 and can be studied alongside other GCSEs and Level 2 qualifications. 

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About the qualification

The Technical Award in Finance (TAF) is for learners who wish to learn more about financial services, financial products and their application, and finance in business.

This is a vocational qualification that provides an enriching and detailed introduction to the world of finance. It focuses on, applying learning to real-life situations.

Why study the Technical Award in Finance?


       Read the Tech Award in Finance Qualification Specification

TAF update

Once registered, all delivering centres and their staff will have:

  • full access to our virtual learning environment
  • a detailed textbook for each unit, and full access to this online
  • resources for teaching the TAF, including full slides to accompany all topics.

Regular CPD sessions are delivered throughout the year. You will also have the full support of our dedicated regional relationship managers, all of whom have delivered financial education in the classroom.

To gain preview access to TAF and all our qualifications, please contact:

As we develop these resources, we’ll publish updates on this page, but if you’ve registered an interest in TAF, we’ll keep you updated by email too.

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