The RQF Level 3 Award in Financial Administration provides the essential knowledge and skills needed by those working in administrative and operational life or pensions roles.
The Award offers the choice between life or pensions administration, each satisfying the FCA qualification requirements for overseers of certain administrative life and pensions functions.
The unit syllabus detailing learning outcomes for the Award can be found on the right of this page.
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Who’s it for?
- Operational or administrative staff working in the life and pensions sector
- Those moving into an administrative overseer role and need to comply with FCA appropriate qualification requirements
Recognition of prior learning
Before studying, check to see whether any of your previous academic qualifications or credits from other professional bodies and institutes can be carried towards completion of the Award.
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The Award involves completion of one core unit and one option unit from the Personal Finance qualifications framework, providing a minimum of 25 credits on completion:
See our key information link to the right of this page for details
Award level units are assessed by multiple-choice question exam (MCQ). For online MCQ exams, result notification is immediate on completion. For paper-based MCQ exams, results are released five weeks’ following the exam sitting.
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Each qualification unit comes with the essential tools to support core learning. For a single fee, study packages typically include: study text, assessment entry and access to RevisionMate, our online study tool.
We also offer additional study materials to support individual learning. These range from key fact booklets and next-edition study texts, to question packs and Learn interactive tutorials.
For full unit availability, click the unit links to the right of this page