T Levels are brand new, two-year courses offering an alternative route to A Levels and apprenticeships. They are developed in collaboration with employers and businesses to ensure that the content meets the needs of industry and fully prepares you for the world of work.
This Finance T Level is for people wanting to pursue a career in this sector. It combines classroom theory, practical learning and a compulsory 315-hour (nine week) work placement, ensuring you get experience in a real workplace.
In your first year you will develop the skills needed for a wide number of financial roles. There are a range of possible occupational specialisms to choose from including: Insurance Practitioner, Retail & Commercial Banking Analyst, Investment Banking and Asset and Wealth Management Analyst and Financial Compliance/ Risk Analyst.
At the end of Year One you will complete externally marked exams and an Employer Set Project.
Then, in Year Two you will complete an externally marked project based on your occupational specialism. Across the two years you will spend 315 hours (around nine weeks) on placement, in a role related to your occupational specialism.
Five GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including English Language and Maths.
Future career and study opportunities
Successful completion of this industry-recognised qualification will enable you to progress onto a related higher-level apprenticeship or into higher education to study for a degree.
Alternatively, you may wish to go directly into employment. Relevant roles include a Bank Assistant, Insurance Practitioner or Finance Assistant.
Work experience/Careers Extra
Successful completion of a 315-hour (around nine weeks) industry placement is a compulsory element of this course. Your placement is likely to take place in 2-3 blocks of several weeks at a time – giving you hands-on industry experience.
You will need to purchase a textbook and cover the cost of any course-related trips you may wish to attend.
You will also need to pay for transport costs to/from your industry placement.