Working within small businesses or large organisations such as banks, giving clients specialist advice on how to manage their money.
4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)
- Typical length
- 24 months
- Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer.
- What apprentices will learn
- the structure of the financial services market
- how the finance industry is regulated, and the ethics and main principles of giving advice
- knowledge of financial products and financial planning tools
- understanding of their clients' needs
- the systems and controls needed to meet the needs of clients and the organisation
- decision making, and awareness and management of risk
- building relationships and rapport with clients
- understand the law and regulations specific to the role
Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning, Chartered Insurance Institute
Designation Diploma for Financial Advisers, the London Institute of Banking and Finance / Institute of Financial Services
Investment Advice Diploma, Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
achieve level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades D to G)
- Professional registration
By achieving one of these qualifications, apprentices will be eligible for professional registration with the relevant professional body.