About the qualification
If you’re interested in the world of investments and personal finance – and you enjoy working with people – you should consider a career in financial advice.
Financial advisers can work in established companies or build their own businesses. This means that as well being a rewarding career, working in financial advice offers flexibility.
By studying DipFA you will learn all the skills you need to begin your career as a financial adviser. And, because we include case-study-based learning, you will be able to apply your learning to the workplace and gain new knowledge.
The DipFA is the minimum level qualification you need to become a financial adviser, as laid down by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
When you register for DipFA you’ll automatically become a Member of The London Institute of Banking & Finance (MLIBF) for the duration of your studies. As a member, we will support you and give you access to benefits such as our professional networking events and careers support.