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Financial Services Apprenticeship

Financial Adviser Level 4

Although Financial services is one of the most stable occupations with consistent year-on-year growth, the demand for skilled professional has significantly increased in modern society. Finance professionals need a specific skill set and confidence to successfully operate in a highly regulated environment and high-pressured industry.

Our Financial Adviser Level 4 apprenticeship is a mid-level apprenticeship focused on developing learners professionally to the industry standard. On completion you will be equipped to specialist advice, and you will gain an internationally recognised and accredited qualification. You will attain greater skills, in depth knowledge and the experience needed to progress with the financial industry, through the variety of topics and subjects covered.

At a glance

Relevant to

Mid-level roles such as Paraplanner or financial adviser support roles

Entry requirements

Maths and English level 2

Apprenticeship

Type

Apprenticeship

Standard

Financial Adviser Level 4 (CII Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning Qualification)

Level 4

Level

Level 4

Format/Modality

Blended learning delivery

Duration

24 months + 3 month EPA

England

Geography

England

Cost

£9,000, Levy funded

Contextualisation available

Yes

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Programme outcomes

For employers

On completion of this apprenticeship your employee will have the qualifications, skills and confidence needed to offer customers reliable advice on health and life insurances, pensions, and investments. They will build long term relationships with customers as they continually guide them in making informed financial decisions.

For learners

Through a range of learning styles and core topics, you will gain the confidence and skills you need to develop long term relationships with customers. They will become clients as you guide them through various financial decisions throughout their life. You will develop your knowledge of legal and risk requirements to ensure full compliance when advising clients, including the study of the Regulatory Framework and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) practices.

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Learning journey overview

Building on your existing skills and experience, during this apprenticeship you will:

  • Financial services, regulation and ethics
  • Financial protection

  • Pensions and retirement
  • Investment principles and risk

  • Personal taxation
  • Financial planning practice

  • Case study test
  • Portfolio submission
  • Panel interview

Programme features

  • Evidence workplace tasks to prove skills and behaviour
  • Regular development meetings with expert Coach or Trainer
  • Immersive workshops and sessions

Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Partnership

The CII is a professional body dedicated to building trust in the insurance and financial planning profession. We partner with them to provide high quality learning, key skills development, and industry recognised qualifications.

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What our experts have to say

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I really enjoy getting to know the learners and it is amazing seeing them develop their knowledge and skills with my support. Prior to joining Babington, I worked in insurance and more recently in the financial sector specialising in mortgages

Belinda Allen

Skills Coach

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I have worked in Financial Services for the last 13 years, in both industry and apprenticeships. I previously specialised within Change Management in the financial services sector along with Corporate and private banking. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with learners and employers alike. I have worked as a coach and have manged teams within apprenticeships.

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Delivering meaningful outcomes

Trust your professional development to the experts. We're proud to help upskill thousands of professionals every year and support businesses in building the talent pipelines of tomorrow.

91%

Babington received a 91% 'positive destination' rate across apprentices in academic year 2020/21

33%

33% of UK adults sought financial advice during the pandemic

81%

Workshop delivery for our Financial Adviser Level 4 programme received a CSAT score of 81% during academic year 2020/21

Supercharge your financial services career

  • Enriched and interactive learning resources
  • Develop professional excellence and personal confidence and capability
  • Access to industry experts
  • Benefit from 1:1 coaching and mentoring throughout
  • Fully blended delivery model for learning that suits you
  • Become a member of the UK's largest community of apprentices
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